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Westland Sea King HAR.3

This model is a version of sea king

c/n wa 865

Year 1978 Scr 2016

Helicopter Westland Sea King HAR.3 Serial wa 865 Register XZ599 used by Royal Air Force Vector Aerospace. Built 1978. Aircraft history

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Royal Air Force
RAF HAR.3 d/d 1979
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Royal Air Force
BE Koksijde / Coxyde ( 17-jul-80 )     NATO SAR Meeting 1980
17jul80 (top) at Koksijde, Belgium
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Royal Air Force
ff Dec 1978
202 Sq by 1986
RAF SKTU CU by 1988
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Royal Air Force
UK Lydd ( 26-apr-91 )
26apr91 (middle) as /S in grey cammo at Lydd Airport. One of a number of RAF Sea Kings painted Dark Sea Grey that rotated between the Falklands and various UK SAR flights. It was still painted in these colours until 2001 when it crashed at RAF St Mawgan. After rebuild it returned to the normal yellow scheme.
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Royal Air Force
2001 accident at RAF St Mawgan
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Royal Air Force
UK Fleetlands Repair ( 04-dec-01 )
crashed 16 Aug 2001 at St Mawgan with 203(R) Sq. Left by road 4 Dec 2001 to DARA Fleetlands for rebuild
Back at 203(R) Sq by 18 Dec 2003 still there 2004
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Royal Air Force
UK Newquay Cornwall Airport (RAF St Mawgan) ( sep-04 )
02sep04 (bot) with 203 Sqd at RAF St Mawgan Families Day
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Royal Air Force
202Sq D flt/P (Lossiemouth) by Aug 2005 until Jan 2006
203(R)Sq (/P ?) Jan 2006
202Sq A Flt/P by Dec 2006
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Vector Aerospace
UK Fleetlands ( 01-dec-15 )
Vector Aerospace at Fleetlands, noted 01dec15
Stripped of all usable parts and parked outside, to be scrapped

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