Helicopter Westland Lynx HAS3 Serial 265 Register ZD256 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1982. Aircraft history and location
|By Dave Taskis|
|Fleet Air Arm|
|dd Dec 1982 to Yeovilton. Spent a period in storage, then|
815 Sq Scylla Flt/432-SC by Nov 1984 until c Mar 1988
815 Sq Birmingham Flt/333-BM by Sep 1988.
|1989-04||AEGDP|| Conv HAS.3GM |
Westland Lynx HAS3GM to AMG Portland for conversion to HAS.3GM by Apr 1989, completed by Jun 1989
815 Sq Beaver Flt/374-VB by Jul 1989.
|1990-07||829 Sq Brazen Flt/330-BZ by Jul 1990 until c Jul 1991 Operation Desert Shield/Storm|
|1993-06||BEGVF|| Conv HAS.3GMS to RNAY Fleetlands for conversion to HAS.3GMS by Jun 1993, completed by c Jan 1994|
815 Sq Sheffield Flt/352-SD by Sep 1991
|815 Sq Brave Flt/328-BV by May 1994, /328-BA by Jan 1996|
815 Sq Grafton Flt/437-GT by Mar 1998.
|1998-09-23||South China Sea ditched in S China Sea while operating at night from HMS Grafton on 23 Sep 1998. Wreck recovered to Yeovilton awaiting assessment for repair.|
|Csingapore strait||23 asg HMS Grafton (F80) accident off Singapore|
|2016-07-02||DEGDY||as 815 NAS /302-VL at RNAS Yeovilton during Air Day 2016 815 NAS Yeovilton Air Day 2016|