Westland Lynx HAS2


This model is a version of Lynx



c/n 101


Year 1979 to 2002




Helicopter Westland Lynx HAS2 Serial 101 Register XZ256 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1979. Aircraft history and location



Helicopter Westland Lynx  HAS2 Serial 101 Register XZ256 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1979. Aircraft history and location
By Gerrit Kok




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XZ256

united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

1979-04-15AEGDYRN Type: HAS.2 noted with NASU at HMS Heron RNAS Yeovilton uncoded.
1982-09-21702 Sq Argonaut Flt / 466-AT by Jun 1979 until c Jan 1982
815 Sq Newcastle Flt / 345 by Jun 1982 until c Sep 1982 when damaged S of Ascension Island.
1983-05RN
May83 as 815Sqn /450 at RNAS Yeovilton 815 NAS

1983-07815 Sq Battleaxe Flt / 403-BX by jul 1983 to c Aug 1985
1989-05829 Sq Cumberland Flt/350-CL by May 1989, until c Dec 1991
1995 HAS.8 type as 815Sqn /671 815 NAS
2002-06-12BCape Virginia Range Accident 815Sq/474-RM by Oct 2001. Operating from HMS Richmond, ditched and sank after double engine failure on 12 Jun 2002. Wreck recovered from deep water and sent to RNAS Yeovilton.
HMA.8 type
w/o 12jun02, 200 Miles East of Virginia



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