Westland Sea King HAS.2


This model is a version of sea king

c/n wa 847


Year 1976






Helicopter Westland Sea King HAS.2 Serial wa 847 Register XZ579 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1976. Aircraft history

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united kingdom XZ579
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Sea King HAS.6
Westland Seaking HAS.2, f/f 18/03/1977
del Royal Navy as XZ579, 30/05/1977
conv HAS.6,unk
wfu & stored, Gosport, Hampshire, unk.
united kingdom XZ579
Fleet Air Arm
UK mv Melpol Rescue ( 08-dec-81 )
Rescue from mv Melpol
814 Sq/271-B by Apr 1981. On loan to 737 Sq ? for deck landing training on RFA Engadine. One of two airframes launched on 8 Dec 1981 to rescue crew from mv Melpol.
united kingdom XZ579
Fleet Air Arm
UK Anchorage Delta mv Contender Bezant ( 20-may-82 )
Operation Corporate
/271 landed on mv Contender Bezant in Plymouth Sound, 20 May 1982 for South Atlantic.


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