Westland Sea King Mk.42B


This model is a version of sea king

c/n wa 988


Year 1989 to 2003






Helicopter Westland Sea King Mk.42B Serial wa 988 Register IN525 used by Bharatiya Nau Sena (Indian Navy). Built 1989. Aircraft history

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india IN525
Bharatiya Nau Sena
Mk 42B, ff 29 Mar 1989 as ZG612. Del to Indian Navy as IN525 14 Sep 1989. Wore /W by Feb 2001. While with 330 Sq on 26 Mar 2003 it either ditched off Goa or fell off the deck of the carrier INS Viraat. Noted dumped at INS Garuda, Kochi (Cochin) in 2003 with tail boom torn away near fuselage joint.
india IN525
Bharatiya Nau Sena
Suspected tail rotor failure while approaching to land on the carrier INS Viraat. Ditched in the wake. All four crew survived


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