, American Friends of the AIU (AF) Box 31, file 92, correspondence between Eran Laor and Saadiah Cherniak, February 14, 1969 and February 26, 1969.
said there were systemic deficiencies at the operational, organisational and regulatory levels including pilot training, scheduling of crews, maintenance and inadequate oversight.
, Greece II, bobine 13, LOpinion (Salonica, 24 mayo 1924), 1.
added it "welcomes the assistance provided by him following this accident and his willingness to have it highlighted for safety purposes".
says that the pilot's flight plan took him from the park at Aras An Uachtarain along the river Liffey: "Heading East would have brought the helicopter over the built-up areas of Dublin 5, 9, 11, and 13.
inquiry also revealed special radar to closely track flights from the control tower in Kerry Airport was due to be in place in mid-2014 but was still not operating a month after the incident.
A spokesman said: "Activities at the accident site will include recording of the wreckage and general area, interviews with witnesses and recovery of wreckage and documentation to the AAIU
wreckage and examination facility at Gormanston.
Wreckage examination is continuing at the AAIU
hangar, the report said.
The f amilies are a ppreciative of the thorough investigation by Leo Murray and his team at the AAIU
In the probe, the AAIU
revealed the difficulties in the investigation and offered its condolences to the families.
But the AAIU
added it could not assess if this would have played a part in a miscalculation of fuel or reaction to the engine stall.
Teams were on standby to remove the remains once the AAIU
declared the site safe last night.