Following Flight 712, operated by Aer Lingus crashing en route from Cork to London on 24 March 1968 killing all  61 passengers and crew. The plane, a Vickers Viscount 803 named "St. Phelim", crashed into the sea off Tuskar Rock, County Wexford. Although the investigation into the crash lasted two years, a cause was never determined. 

Following Flight 712, operated by Aer Lingus crashing en route from Cork to London on 24 March 1968 killing all  61 passengers and crew. The plane, a Vickers Viscount 803 named "St. Phelim", crashed into the sea off Tuskar Rock, County Wexford. Although the investigation into the crash lasted two years, a cause was never determined. 

 RFA-Uplifter

RFA Uplifter

The salvage operation which followed between 27 March 1968 until 21 August 1968  – Operation Tuscar – had RFA involvement in the form of the Salvage vessel RFA Uplifter

 

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