Westland Sea King HAS.1

This model is a version of sea king

c/n wa 669

Year 1971 to 1982

Helicopter Westland Sea King HAS.1 Serial wa 669 Register XV698 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1971. Aircraft history

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united kingdom XV698
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Sea King HAS.2A
Royal Navy HAS.1 f/f 19mar71, d/d 02apr71
conv HAS.2A
united kingdom XV698
Fleet Air Arm
706Sq/592-CU by Jul 1972 still Jul 1973
united kingdom XV698
Fleet Air Arm
UK ss Merc Enterprise Navy 592 ( 16-jan-74 )
Rescue from ss Merc Enterprise
With 706 Sq/592-CU, took part in rescue from Merc Enterprise in the western English Channel on 16 Jan 1974.
united kingdom XV698
Fleet Air Arm
conv to HAS.2A 824Sq/050-R by Nov 1978
824Sq A Flt/351-OD by Feb 1982
824Sq C Flt/351 by Apr 1982
w/o 11jul82 ditched and sank while operating from RFA Fort Grange following dual engine failure during a 25m hover.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1982

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