Westland Sea King HAS.2


This model is a version of sea king

c/n wa 839


Year 1976






Helicopter Westland Sea King HAS.2 Serial wa 839 Register XZ571 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1976. Aircraft history

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ID
united kingdom XZ571
Fleet Air Arm
RN HAS.2, f/f 08jul76, d/d 01sep76
826Sq/140-TG by Aug 1978 still Jun 1979
united kingdom XZ571
Fleet Air Arm
NL Valkenburg visit ( 01-sep-78 )
01sep78 HAS.2 type 826Sqn./TG-140
united kingdom XZ571
Fleet Air Arm
UK RMB Bickleigh ( 06-jun-79 )
826Sq /140, noted at Bickleigh 6 Jun 1979
united kingdom XZ571
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Sea King HAS.5
replaced XV699 as 826Sq/143-H on 25 Feb 1982.
united kingdom XZ571
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Sea King HAS.5
Conv. to HAS.5 826Sq/526 by Jan 1985 still 1986
826Sq/136 by 1988
HMS Sultan ?
united kingdom XZ571
Fleet Air Arm
Operation Desert Shield/Storm
826Sq B Flt/136 (deployed HMS Coventry during Gulf War, May 1990-Feb 1991)
united kingdom XZ571
Fleet Air Arm
826Sq B Flt/136 Cornwall Flt Jul 1991 to c Jun 1992
united kingdom XZ571
Fleet Air Arm
NL Amsterdam Harbour ( 28-sep-99 )
28Sep99 820Sqn./L-016 embarked aboard HMS Illustrious (R06)
united kingdom XZ571
Fleet Air Arm
2000 type:HAS.6 820Sqn./L-016
2001 still
united kingdom XZ571
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Sea King HAS.6
Conv. to HAS.6 820Sq/016-L by 2003
stored HMS Sultan by Dec 2004
Sold to Australia Nov 2005
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 2006


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