Westland Lynx HAS3


This model is a version of Lynx



c/n 257


Year 1982 to 2001






Helicopter Westland Lynx HAS3 Serial 257 Register ZD253 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1982. Aircraft history



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ID
united kingdom ZD253
Fleet Air Arm
RN
HAS.3SGM type
w/o 27oct01 Arabian Sea
united kingdom ZD253
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Lynx HAS3GM
UK Fleetlands Conv HAS.3GM ( jan-88 )
to RNAY Fleetlands Jan 1988 for conversion to HAS.3GM until c Mar 1988
united kingdom ZD253
Fleet Air Arm
815 NAS Charybdis Flt / 431-CY by Mar 1988 until c Oct 1998
815 NAS Brilliant Flt / 342-BT by Dec 1990 until c Jul 1991
702 Sq Jul 1991 until c Mar 1992
829 NAS Boxer Flt / 376-XB by Mar 1992 until c Dec 1992
829 Sq HQ Flt / 603 by Jan 1993
united kingdom ZD253
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Lynx HAS3SGM
UK Fleetlands Conv HAS.3GMS ( mar-93 )
to RNAY Fleetlands for HAS.3GMS conversion by Mar 1993, until c Aug 1993
united kingdom ZD253
Fleet Air Arm
UK RNAS Culdrose Visiting ( 16-jul-99 )
HAS.3SGM 815 NAS Gloucester Flt / 410-GC visited RNAS Culdrose on 16 Jul 1999
united kingdom ZD253
Fleet Air Arm
w/o 27 Oct 2001 on Exercise Saif Sareea 01 as 815 Sq Marlborough Flt/363-MA when it crashed into the Arabian Sea from a low hover, after an Omani warship collided with it, wreckage at Yeovilton, to AIU VL on 3 Dec 2001
In VL building 239 by 6 Aug 2006, reduced to spares and dumped by Aug 2007.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 2001


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