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Bad weather could hamper search off Mayo coast for missing crewmen

Bad weather could hamper the continuing search off the north Mayo coast for three missing crew members from Coast Guard Rescue 116.

A black box signal has been detected by the search team, which is helping to pinpoint the location of the suspected crash site.

The LE Eithne maintained a position near Blacksod overnight and the search is due to resume at first light this morning.

However conditions are too rough to send in divers, and the Coast Guard's Gerard O'Flynn says the forecast isn't great: 

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