Rescue 116 wreckage found off North Mayo coast

The wreckage of the Rescue 116 helicopter has been found off the county Mayo coast.

The coastguard confirmed the wreckage was found on the sea bed on the eastern side of Blackrock, at a depth of around 40 metres.

More dives are being planned for later this afternoon with an ROV and dive teams, weather permitting.

Declan Geoghegan, manager with the Irish Coast Guard, confirmed the news.