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Westland Sea King HAS.1

This model is a version of sea king

c/n wa 653

Year 1970

Helicopter Westland Sea King HAS.1 Serial wa 653 Register XV665 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1970. Aircraft history

Westland Sea King HAS.1 c/n wa 653

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united kingdom XV665
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Sea King HAS.6
f/f 17 Jun 1970, d/d 2 Jul 1970 to RN as HAS.1 826Sq/143-E by 1971
Conv to HAS.2A, 824Sq/578-CU by Jul 1979, ditched in Gulf of Oman 20 Jan 1981 following tail rotor drive failure while with 824Sq, recovered by RFA Fort Austin
At Fleetlands for HAS.5 conversion Jun 1983. 810Sq/508 by 1986 still 1988
Conv to HAS.6, 820Sq/017-R by May 1990, 810Sq/507-CU by Mar 1999
Stored HMS Sultan Gosport by 2003 still Mar 2005, Aug 2006 still Dec 2010.
united kingdom XV665
Fleet Air Arm
April 1971 lifting a faulty engine Whirlwind HAS.7 back to RNAS Culdrose
united kingdom XV665
Fleet Air Arm
1994 HAS.6 type 810Sqn./CU-505
1996 still /505
united kingdom XV665
Fleet Air Arm
UK Gosport ( 1999 )
1999 HAS.6 type i/a AESS Gosport/HMS Sultan as /CU-507

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