Helicopter Search and Rescue

Series 1 - Episode 1

About this programme

1/6. Documentary highlighting the work of the Irish Coast Guard's helicopter Search and Rescue service, capturing life-and-death situations as they unfold. Filmed over six months, the programme follows the teams at Waterford Helicopter base as they battle to save lives in hostile environments. In this edition, the crew tries to help a family stuck in a muddy estuary, a man stranded on rocks and a canoeist with heart problems.