united kingdom 657 squadron

Army Air Corps

1943 to present    

Transferred 1 Flight (as then, 1901 Flt) from the unit to 652 Sq in 1952.
Detached 6 of the unit 10 Sioux AH.1 to Long Kesh, via Hannover and Aldergrove between Feb and Jun 1972.
On 1 Mar 1978, the unit was re-numbered 661 Squadron. Reformed on 1 Apr 1978 from 665 Squadron.
Moved to Oakington in Jul 1990 and ceased to be an independent unit, becoming part of 9 Regiment.

1974, 657 sqn base was Soltau, during that year we were sent on Op Banner to Ballykelly aircraft we used were bell 47g we fly out of Gutersloh in Belfast aircraft and used night sun in theatre. 7 regiment AAC, had 14flt also 2flt plus Beaver flight I was close to demob and drove the C O. also did artic warfare training with 2flt in norway and saw a 33 sqn RAF puma crash in Norway all crew were lost.I left the AAC in june of 1978 Cpl white

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2003JO Al AzraqOJ40
2000/nowRAF OdihamEGVO
1992/00AAC DishforthEGXD
1978/90Colchester Kirkee
1972Long Kesh
1969/78DE Bournemouth Barracks
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1969/78 scout     Scout AH.1

Construction Numbers for . / 657sq / 657sqn Help Us

C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
f.9508 ah.1 1963 XP907 : 657Sq (ex 3CBAS /U) landed on mv Astronomer in Plymouth Sound 7 Jun 1982, +
Royal Marines XP907 : Royal Marines; 06jan80 3CBAS /U on route; toward G-SROE
- G-SROE : ex XP907
f.9529 ah.1 1964 XR629 : 657Sq landed on mv Astronomer in Plymouth Sound 7 Jun 1982, for South Atla+
f.9716 ah.1 XV141 : 657Sq landed on mv Astronomer in Plymouth Sound 7 Jun 1982, for South Atla+
085 ah1 1978 XZ191 : AAC; 2003 type:AH7 671Sqn./A; 2011 type:AH7 657Sqn.
133 ah1 1979 XZ214 : AAC; 1992 type:AH.7 654Sqn.; 2007 type:AH.7 657Sqn.
1563 ah.1 1976 XZ308 : AAC Gazelle AH1 built by Westland 1994 /V 657Sqn ; 2001 656Sqn ; 2004 4Reg+
152 ah1 XZ608 : 2011 657Sqn
167 ah1 XZ616 : AAC; 2011 type:AH7 657Sqn.
180 ah1 1980 XZ645 : AAC AH7 type;1993 657Sqn.; 1997 9Reg.
- XZ645 : Sitting outside Delta Force paintball in Romany, UK by Apr17
329 ah7 ZF537 : 09sep16 type: AH.9A 657Sqn. at Prestwick
357 ah9 1992 ZG918 : Aug16 657sq
11 serials found for . / 657sq, 657sqn


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