Westland Sea King HAS.2


This model is a version of Sea King



c/n wa 839


Year 1976




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







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XZ571

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
1978-09-01AEHVB HAS.2 type 826Sqn./TG-140 826 NAS
1979-06-06BRMB Bickleigh826Sq /140, noted at Bickleigh 6 Jun 1979 826 NAS
1982-02-25
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
1999-09-28CNLAMS 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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