Westland Lynx HAS2

C/N 005

Built 1976 Lynx HAS3SGM - Written off 1998

Helicopter Westland Lynx HAS2 Serial 005 Register XZ230 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1976 Converted to Lynx HAS3SGM. Aircraft history and location

Aircraft History


united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

1976-10-1212Oct76 delivered 700L squadron, entered service 19Oct76 coded 741.VL
03Jan78 702 Squadron coded 741.VL
06Jan81 815 squadron coded 751.VL, noted as 301.PO 19Oct82 702 NAS
1976-10-16 A EGDY Lynx IFTU 16 Oct 1976: joined 700(L) Sq for service trials
1976-10-19RN d/d 19oct76
conv has.3sgm
1978-11Nov78 as 702Sqn /741 at Yeovilton 702 NAS
1981-06-27751-VL B EGVInoted with HQ Flt, at Greenham Common Air Show. 815 NAS
Westland Lynx HAS3 15Oct84 RNAY Fleetlands for 3 Conversion
Westland Lynx HAS3GM 15Jan86 NASU RNAS Yeovilton GM Conversion #1 (First ever - partially started at Fleetlands)
1987-03-0410Jul86 815 squadron, HMS Nottingham code not noted
04Mar87 815Squadron, HMS Cardiff coded 335.CF
14Aug87 829 Squadron, HMS Brazen coded 331.BZ
14Jan88 829 Squadron
May88 noted RNAY Fleetlands
27May88 815Squadron, HMS Jupiter coded 331.--, noted coded 443.JP 28Jun88
10Jan89 AMG RNAS Portland coded 443.JP later 417.NM noted 07Mar89
03Apr89 815Squadron HMS Nottingham coded 417.NM 829 NAS
1990-09-0303Sep90 815Squadron, HMS Cardiff coded 335.PO
6 Kills during Desert Storm 815 NAS Operation Desert Shield/Storm
1991-03-1414Mar91 AMG RNAS Portland coded 335.PO
19Jul91 815Squadron uncoded 815 NAS
Westland Lynx HAS3SGM 30Jan92 RNAY Fleetlands HAS3SGM conversion
1992-07-2929Jul92 829 Squadron, HMS Coventry coded 336 noted 30Nov92 coded 336.CV named "Jessica"
26Mar93 transferred to 815Squadron HMS Coventry coded 336.CV named "Jessica"
19May95 AMG RNAS Portland
06Dec95 815Squadron, HMS Argyll coded 365.AY
27Nov96 AMG RNAS Portland coded 365.AY
12Mar97 815 squadron, HMS Westminster coded 462.WM named "Every one a Gem" 25Feb98 815Squadron coded 305. 829 NAS
1998-11-02 C Hixon Spares recovery 02Nov98 Damaged beyond repair on HMS Newcastle when the flight deck was engulfed in sea water
Wreck later sold to Air and Ground Ltd at the dis-used airfield of Hixon-UK. Seen .
2017-03 A EGDY at RNAS Yeovilton
forms the core structure for the AW159 Wildcat Avionics Trainer (WAvT) element of the Maintenance Training Equipment (MTE) within the training service based at the Wildcat Training Centre

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