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  • Westland Sea King HAR.3


    This model is a version of Sea King



    c/n wa 865


    Year 1978 Scr 2016




    Helicopter Westland Sea King HAR.3 Serial wa 865 Register XZ599 used by Vector Aerospace ,Royal Air Force RAF. Built 1978. Aircraft history and location



    Helicopter Westland Sea King HAR.3 Serial wa 865 Register XZ599 used by Vector Aerospace ,Royal Air Force RAF. Built 1978. Aircraft history and location
    Helicopter Westland Sea King HAR.3 Serial wa 865 Register XZ599 used by Vector Aerospace ,Royal Air Force RAF. Built 1978. Aircraft history and location
    By Peter Mitrovitch




    Helicopter Westland Sea King HAR.3 Serial wa 865 Register XZ599 used by Vector Aerospace ,Royal Air Force RAF. Built 1978. Aircraft history and location



    Helicopter Westland Sea King HAR.3 Serial wa 865 Register XZ599 used by Vector Aerospace ,Royal Air Force RAF. Built 1978. Aircraft history and location
    By Steve Mills





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    XZ599

    united kingdom Royal Air Force

    RAF HAR.3 d/d 1979
    1980-07-17AEBFN at Koksijde, Belgium NATO SAR Meeting 1980

    ff Dec 1978
    202 Sq by 1986
    RAF SKTU CU by 1988 202 Squadron
    1991-04-26BEGMD as /S in grey cammo at Lydd Airport. One of a number of RAF Sea Kings painted Dark Sea Grey that rotated between the Falklands and various UK SAR flights and 78 Sqn
    It was still painted in these colours until 2001 when it crashed at RAF St Mawgan. After rebuild it returned to the normal yellow scheme.

    2001 accident at RAF St Mawgan
    repaired
    2001-12-04CEGVF Repair crashed 16 Aug 2001 at St Mawgan with 203(R) Sq. Left by road 4 Dec 2001 to DARA Fleetlands for rebuild
    Back at 203(R) Sq by 18 Dec 2003 still there 2004
    2004-09-02DEGHQ02 with 203 Sqd at RAF St Mawgan Families Day 203(R) Squadron

    202Sq D flt/P (Lossiemouth) by Aug 2005 until Jan 2006
    203(R)Sq (/P ?) Jan 2006
    202Sq A Flt/P by Dec 2006
    united kingdom Vector Aerospace

    2015-12-01CEGVFVector Aerospace at Fleetlands, noted
    Stripped of all usable parts and parked outside, to be scrapped
    2016-05-11CEGVF seeing out her last days




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