Joint Portrush Lifeboat, Coleraine Coastguard and Irish Coastguard exercise

A S91 Sikorsky helicopter from the Irish Coastguard, based in Sligo, Rescue 118. Range 300 nautical miles, top speed 180 knots, weight eight tonnes, took off and landed in Portrush this morning (Sunday).

It was part of a joint exercise with Portrush Lifeboat and Coleraine Coastguard.

John Lynn pictured with the Irish Coastguard helicopter.

John Lynn pictured with the Irish Coastguard helicopter.

The video was kindly supplied to the Coleraine Times by John Lynn, who is a fundraiser for Portrush Lifeboat and former member of Coleraine Coastguard.