Westland Sea King Mk.42B


This model is a version of sea king

c/n wa 951


Year 1985 to 1987






Helicopter Westland Sea King Mk.42B Serial wa 951 Register IN514 used by Westland. Built 1985. Aircraft history

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united kingdom IN514
Westland
For IN514 see also:
    1987 mk42b c/n wa 978
ex ZF527. Ditched in Mediterranean Sea near St. Raphael, during sonar dipping trials and w/o 23 Jul 1987, before delivery to Indian Navy as IN514.
united kingdom IN514
Westland
I saw the photos of this crash from one of the crew when at Westlands. It was in a low hover doing trials for the EH101 sonar. One of the engines failed and it ditched. The tail fuselage was bent as it hit the water first. I was told it sank as one of the flotation pontoons was punctured by a vessel alongside


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