Westland Sea King HAS.5


This model is a version of sea king

c/n wa 878


Year 1979






Helicopter Westland Sea King HAS.5 Serial wa 878 Register N16-918 XZ918 used by Fleet Air Arm (RAN) (Royal Australian Navy) Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1979. Aircraft history

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united kingdom XZ918
Fleet Air Arm
ff 3 Apr 1979, dd 6 Jun 1979, HAS.5 820Sq/020-N by Jan 1985, ditched in Mediterranean 8 Nov 1985 following loss of main gearbox oil while with 814Sq, recovered. 820Sq/020-R by 1988. Sold to RAN.
united kingdom XZ918
Fleet Air Arm
28Oct82 noted RNAS Culdrose as N.020 of 820Squadron, HMS Invincible
07Jun86 noted RNAY Fleetlands coded -.016
10Oct90 noted RNAY Fleetlands uncoded
united kingdom XZ918
Fleet Air Arm
UK RNAS Yeovilton Squadron visit ( 17-jan-85 )
820Sq/020-N, Squadron visit to Yeovilton, 17 Jan 1985
united kingdom XZ918
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Sea King HAS.5
1994 HAS.5 type 706Sqn /CU-89
united kingdom XZ918
Fleet Air Arm
UK HMNB Portsmouth ( 05-jun-94 )
D-Day 50th Anniversary Flypast
05jun94 HAS.5 type 706Sqn./589 Flypast Portsmouth harbour
united kingdom XZ918
Fleet Air Arm
05Jun96 noted RNAY Fleetlands uncoded
australia N16-918
Fleet Air Arm (RAN)
Westland Sea King Mk.50A
dd 25 Jun 1996 to RAN as N16-918. Purchased as replacement for N16-124 and became RAN N16-918. Converted to Mk50A via LOTE on delivery. HS817/922 by Jul 1996. 1st Sea King to land on HMAS Manoora for first-of-type trials. Deployed to Solomon Islands in 2003 aboard HMAS Manoora. In Service HS-817/922.
australia N16-918
Fleet Air Arm (RAN)
Nickname Desmond....(22)
australia N16-918
Fleet Air Arm (RAN)
AU Forest Hill Evacuations ( 11-jan-11 )
Jan 2011 HS817 / 922 took part in Operation QLD Flood Assist as Shark 22.
australia N16-918
Fleet Air Arm (RAN)
817 Sqn /Shark 22
wfu Sep11 7988 hours
australia N16-918
Fleet Air Arm (RAN)
Sea Kings and 817 Squadron make their Final Flight
15dec11 took part 817Sqn final Sea King flight formation


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