Westland Lynx HAS2


This model is a version of Lynx



c/n 064


Year 1978 to 1989






Helicopter Westland Lynx HAS2 Serial 064 Register XZ244 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1978. Aircraft history

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ID
united kingdom XZ244
Fleet Air Arm
ff May 1978, dd Jun 1978 to Yeovilton. 702 Sq HQ Flt/743 by Jul 1978, 702 Sq Ardent Flt/340-AD by Nov 1978, 702 Sq HQ Flt/744 by Apr 1982, 702 Sq HQ Flt/644-PO by Aug 1982. 815Sq Andromeda Flt/472-AM by Apr 1984. To NASU VL for HAS.3 conv Oct 1985.
united kingdom XZ244
Fleet Air Arm
UK RNAS Yeovilton ( 15-nov-78 )
RN noted 15Nov78 HAS.2 type as 815Sqn /AD-340 at HMS Heron RNAS Yeovilton asg HMS Ardent Flt (F184)
united kingdom XZ244
Fleet Air Arm
UK HMS Drake ( 14-jun-79 )
702Sq Ardent Flt /340-AD, noted at HMS Drake 14 Jun 1979
united kingdom XZ244
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Lynx HAS3
815Sq Andromeda Flt/472-AM by Jan 1986, 815Sq Charybdis Flt/431 (loan, not marked ?) by Apr 1987, 815Sq Andromeda Flt/472-AM by May 1987, to RNAY Fleetlands for HAS.3GMS conv by Jan 1988.
united kingdom XZ244
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Lynx HAS3SGM
815Sq Beaver Flt/374-VB by Mar 1988 until c Oct 1988, 829 Sq Brilliant Flt/343 by Dec 1988
united kingdom XZ244
Fleet Air Arm
KE Vipingo ( 14-may-89 )
HAS.3SGM type
w/o 14may89 asgn HMS Brilliant crashed after port cabin door detached in flight and hit tail rotor at Vipingo, near Mombasa, Keynia. 9 fatalities
united kingdom XZ244
Fleet Air Arm
RIP: BANKS-POPPLE, Simon K, Chief Petty Officer (M), D153280A, FESSEY, Christopher H, Lieutenant Commander (P), C0236662Q, JAMES, Paul F, Chief Petty Officer Marine Engineering Artificer, D174284B, POTTER, Mark S, Chief Petty Officer C.Y., D125690T, ROY, Colin L, Leading Seaman (M), D192354U, SAVAGE, John T P, Able Seaman, D200738V, SIMPSON, Colin McL, Chief Petty Officer Weapon Engineering Artificer, D186024U, STEVENSON, Philip K, Leading Regulator (R.E.G.), D188510T, WILLIAMS, Jonathan P, Lieutenant (O), C031063C,
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1989


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