Westland Sea King HAS.2

C/N wa 877

Built 1979 - Written off 1981

Helicopter Westland Sea King HAS.2 Serial wa 877 Register XZ917 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1979. Aircraft history and location

Aircraft History


united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

Ex XV917, f/f 01/03/1979, d/d 05/04/1979, w/o 06/03/1981.
1979-07-25noted at RNAS Culdrose Airday 25jul79 uncoded with 706NAS 706 NAS
1980-01 A EGDR Conv to HAS.5
Westland Sea King HAS.5 to NASU Culdrose Jan 1980 for conversion to HAS.5
1981-02016-N A EGDRto 820 NAS as 016-N, after conv to HAS.5 820 NAS
1981-03-06016-N06Mar81 coded N.016 of 820Squadron, HMS Invincible collided with XZ915 whilst flying in fog. Ditched off of Lee-on-Solent
11Mar81 wreck recovered to RNAS Lee-on-Solent 820 NAS

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