Helicopter goes missing over Irish sea

A helicopter has gone missing over the Irish sea.

The privately-owned twin squirrel red helicopter with five people on board is believed to have left Milton Keynes en route to Dublin.

Radio contact was lost with the helicopter this afternoon, the UK Coastguard was notified to start a search operation at 4.15pm.

A search is currently being carried out between Caernarfon Bay and Dublin.

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