Westland Sea King HAS.2

C/N wa 839

Built 1976

Helicopter Westland Sea King HAS.2 Serial wa 839 Register XZ571 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1976. Aircraft history and location

Aircraft History


united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

1976-07-08RN HAS.2, f/f 08jul76, d/d 01sep76
826Sq/140-TG by Aug 1978 still Jun 1979 826 NAS
1978-09-01 A EHVB visit HAS.2 type 826Sqn./TG-140 826 NAS
1979-06-06 B RMB Bickleigh826Sq /140, noted at Bickleigh 6 Jun 1979 826 NAS
Westland Sea King HAS.5 replaced XV699 as 826Sq/143-H on 25 Feb 1982.

Westland Sea King HAS.5 Conv. to HAS.5 826Sq/526 by Jan 1985 still 1986
826Sq/136 by 1988
HMS Sultan ? 826 NAS
1990-05826Sq B Flt/136 (deployed HMS Coventry during Gulf War, May 1990-Feb 1991) Operation Desert Shield/Storm
1991-07826Sq B Flt/136 Cornwall Flt Jul 1991 to c Jun 1992
1999-09-28 C NLAMS 820Sqn./L-016 embarked aboard HMS Illustrious (R06)
2000 type:HAS.6 820Sqn./L-016
2001 still 820 NAS

Westland Sea King HAS.6 Conv. to HAS.6 820Sq/016-L by 2003
stored HMS Sultan by Dec 2004
Sold to Australia Nov 2005 820 NAS

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