The Minister for Defence has asked for the Aviation Authority to be given the space it needs to investigate the Rescue 116 tragedy.
Search efforts will continue today despite expected poor weather conditions.
A sea scan will take place tomorrow from 12 noon until 3pm
Three members of the crew remain missing after the helicopter accident in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
AAIU Inspectors found a section of the missing helicopter on the island on Thursday afternoon.
Speaking from the Golan Heights Paul Kehoe has offered his condolences.