Search steps up for 116 crew

Photo © Pat Flynn

Up to 120 boats are taking part in a major search operation for the missing crew members of Rescue 116 off the North West Coast today.

The RNLI, Coastguard and Naval service will conduct a land and sea search from Donegal to Mayo.

Search teams will also be looking for debris from the helicopter that crashed over three weeks ago off the coast of Mayo.

Garrett Morrison from the RNLI says today’s search will cover a large area