TWO PEOPLE HAVE died and three have been hospitalised in a three-car collision in Co Cork. The accident occurred on the main road from Cork city to Carrigaline in the early hours of this morning. On Saturday, a 21-year-old man died in a single vehicle crash at a nearby spot around 5.30am.
# cork-crash - Monday 8 April, 2013
The male driver was arrested at the scene on the N71 Skibbereen Bypass but has since also been brought to hospital.
# cork-crash - Friday 13 July, 2012
# cork-crash - Wednesday 4 May, 2011
Concerns over Barcelona-based Flightline outlined as BBC radio programme hears how survivor’s recollection of the horror crash.
# cork-crash - Friday 29 April, 2011
Oliver Lee’s father said his pilot son felt “guilt” that he had not been aboard the Manx2 plane on day of crash which killed six people.
# cork-crash - Wednesday 16 March, 2011
In today’s Fix: the preliminary report into the Cork plane crash is released; hopes at Fukushima; and some very original merchandise for the British royal nuptials.
The preliminary report into the February crash, in which six people died, found no evidence of mechanical failures – but indicated that the experience and training of the pilot and the co-pilot would need to be examined further.
# cork-crash - Thursday 17 February, 2011
Nine things you need to know by 9am: Manx2 “shirking its reponsibility”, lawyers for one survivor claim; NAMA closes its first big deal, and Ireland plans to turn the world green. No, not green with envy.
# cork-crash - Monday 14 February, 2011
The first funerals for the victims of Thursday’s crash will be held today in Northern Ireland, as the wife of Brendan McAleese says she can’t bear to tell her two small children of their father’s death.
# cork-crash - Saturday 12 February, 2011
Family of Spanish pilot killed in crash say he only recently took up position as captain with Air Lada, the company which owned the plane involved in Thursday’s crash.
Nine things to know this morning: black box retrieved from fatal Cork crash; Sinn Féin set to announce job creation plans; and Jedward heading to the Eurovision.
# cork-crash - Friday 11 February, 2011
Our pick of the wonderful and sometimes poignant pictures that shaped the week.
The airport will reopen later on Saturday morning following yesterday’s tragic crash.
After 30 years of rule, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has resigned; two survivors of yesterday’s plane crash have been released from hospital; and the European Commission says it knows Ireland’s delay in recapitalising its banks is merely “temporary”.
Donal Walsh and Laurence Wilson have been released from hospital but four others remain in “a serious but stable condition.”
The airplane’s pilot was a Spanish national whilst his co-pilot was said to have “lived for planes” as details of the six victims emerge.
Investigations begin into yesterday’s Cork disaster, with both flight recorders recovered – but it could take some time.
Donal Walsh is in his early twenties and is a recent graduate from Waterford IT. A cousin of President Mary McAleese was one of the fatalities on the flight.
# cork-crash - Thursday 10 February, 2011
The names of some of the victims of this morning’s fatal plane crash at Cork Airport have been released.
A tragedy at Cork Airport kills six people; Fine Gael questions Brian Lenihan’s story regarding the delay in recapitalising the banks; and rumours abound that Egypt’s president could be close to stepping down after weeks of street protests…
‘Misleading’ and “hastily-drawn conclusions” criticised as final moments of Cork plane accident are analysed.
The serious nature of the morning’s plane crash unfolded in all its tragedy through both news accounts and regular tweeters.
Relatives and friends of those on board crashed plane were comforted as they waited to hear which of their loved ones had survived.
Manx2 had only launched its Belfast-Cork route six months ago, established its permanent base in Belfast in October.
Superintendent says that no children were on board the plane but will not confirm if the ten passengers on board the Belfast flight were from the same company.
Political parties cancel events: Fianna Fáil postpones its fiscal policy launch, though Fine Gael’s proceeds; Labour leaders Eamon Gilmore offers sympathies.
A timeline of events at Cork airport where six people are so far confirmed dead with six others injured.
A Manx2 plane en route from Belfast crashed and burst into flames at the edge of the runway on its third attempt to land. Six people have died and six are being treated in hospital for injuries, but none are critical.
Both professional and amateur photographers capture the scene at Cork airport.
Eyewitnesses say plane sounded like it was in trouble over Blarney and was seen making several attempts to land in heavy fog.
# cork-crash - Sunday 31 October, 2010
# cork-crash - Sunday 29 August, 2010
A MAN IN his 20s has died following a road accident in Co Cork, on the N22 at Macroom shortly after 6.30am this morning. He was a passenger in a car. The driver and another passenger, also in their 20s, were taken to Cork University Hospital where their injuries are not thought to be life threatening.