Westland Lynx HAS2

C/N 053

Built 1978 - Written off 1982

Helicopter Westland Lynx HAS2 Serial 053 Register XZ242 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1978. Aircraft history and location

Aircraft History


united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

1978-02-1515Feb78 first flight
02Mar78 entered service as 341.AG with 702 Squadron HMS Avenger, also noted 04Aug78 and 18Jun79 702 NAS
1978-11-15 A EGDYRN Type: Lynx HAS.2 noted at HMS Heron RNAS Yeovilton with 815NAS coded AG-341 asg HMS Avenger Flt (F185) 815 NAS
1982-04-04 B FHAWMar 1982 assigned to 815 NAS Newcastle Flt as /345-NC
airfreighted to Ascension Is by RAF C-130, arrived 4 Apr 1982. Loaded aboard RFA Fort Austin 6 Apr for journey south.
replaced XZ700 as 815 NAS Coventry Flt /336 on 17 Apr 1982.
1982-05-25 C South Atlantic (CV)RN
815Sqn w/o with HMS Coventry 815 NAS

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