netherlands sar flight

Koninklijke Luchtmacht

Royal Netherlands Air Force

1959 to 1997    

The SAR flight is founded in 1959, flying Alouette II at Ypenburg. In 1960 two Alouettes are temp detached to Mokmer in New Guinea. In 1967 the flight receives the new Alouette III transferring to Soesterberg in 1968. In 1977 the SAR flight moves to Leeuwarden, close to the aerial shooting ranges. After more than 25 years flying the Aouette the flight receives the more powerfull AB-412SP. After an reorganisation of the air force the SAR flight is renamed 303 SAR sqn in 1997.

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1960/62ID Biak/Frans KaisiepoWABB


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1967/94SE3160 Alouette III
1959/67alouette ii

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List of Aircraft for SAR Flight
C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
1320 se3160 1966 H-20 : 21jun85 pictured (top) with KLu SAR Flight at Leeuwarden
: 08jun92 pictured (bot) with KLu SAR Flight at Eelde
1367 se3160 1966 H-67 : 08jun90 pictured with Klu SAR Flight at Leeuwarden
pakistan air force 1367 : from 1994 ex H-67
1375 se3160 1966 H-75 : SAR Flight. Took part in rescue from Shiokaze on 19 Mar 1993.
Pakistan Navy 1375 : Pakistan Navy, ex Dutch H-75
1381 se3160 1966 H-81 : 03jul87 pictured (top) with Klu SAR Flight at Twente
: 01may90 pictured (bot) with Klu SAR Flight at Twente
: 26mar92 SAR Flight. visit Twenthe


04-oct-9406-oct-94 SAR meet 1994
19-mar-9319-mar-93 Rescue from tanker Shiokaze
07-jul-7212-jul-72UK 6th International Helicopter SAR Competition

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