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Westland Sea King HAS.5

This model is a version of sea king

c/n wa 888

Year 1980

Helicopter Westland Sea King HAS.5 Serial wa 888 Register ZA127 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1980. Aircraft history

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united kingdom ZA127
Fleet Air Arm
RN HAS.5 f/f 09sep80, d/d 02oct80
united kingdom ZA127
Fleet Air Arm
820Sq/361-N by Dec 1980, 820Sq/011-N by Feb 1982, 810Sq/511 by 1986, 810Sq/504 by Apr 1987
united kingdom ZA127
Fleet Air Arm
May87 as /04 at St Georges recreation ground, Tolworth during RACAL / DECCA families day. The building in the background was demolished Jul13
united kingdom ZA127
Fleet Air Arm
1994 HAS.5 type 706Sqn /592
united kingdom ZA127
Fleet Air Arm
HMNB Portsmouth ( 05-jun-94 )
D-Day 50th Anniversary Flypast
05jun94 HAS.5 type 706Sqn./592 Flypast Portsmouth harbour
united kingdom ZA127
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Sea King HAS.6
conv to HAS.6 Apr 1992 c Mar 1993
706Sq/592 by May 1994
810Sq/509-CU by May 1998 still Mar 1999
stored Gosport by 2001 still 2004
GI HMS Sultan as A2846 by 2010
united kingdom ZA127
Fleet Air Arm
1996 HAS.6 type 706Sqn /592
united kingdom ZA127
Fleet Air Arm
Gosport ( 19-jul-01 )
19jul01 to Gosport as Ground instructional airframe
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 2002
Restored Wessex Goes on Display
12may16 in a campsite in Thornhill, Scotland
Thornhill Mains Farm ( 27-oct-16 )
Featured in Channel 4 Amazing Spaces TV programme (Series 6, Episode 6). Exterior restored as 810 Sq/509. Interior largely stripped and refitted as accommodation at Mains Farm Wigwams, Thornhill, Stirlingshire. Type 195 sonar removed and used in restoration of Wessex HAS.3 XM328 at Weston-super-Mare.

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