Westland Lynx HAS3


This model is a version of Lynx

c/n 265


Year 1982






Helicopter Westland Lynx HAS3 Serial 265 Register ZD256 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1982. Aircraft history






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united kingdom ZD256
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.
united kingdom ZD256
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Lynx HAS3GM
UK Portland Heliport Conv HAS.3GM ( apr-89 )
to AMG Portland for conversion to HAS.3GM by Apr 1989, completed by Jun 1989
815 Sq Beaver Flt/374-VB by Jul 1989.
united kingdom ZD256
Fleet Air Arm
Operation Desert Shield/Storm
829 Sq Brazen Flt/330-BZ by Jul 1990 until c Jul 1991
united kingdom ZD256
Fleet Air Arm
UK Fleetlands Conv HAS.3GMS ( jun-93 )
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
united kingdom ZD256
Fleet Air Arm
815 Sq Brave Flt/328-BV by May 1994, /328-BA by Jan 1996
815 Sq Grafton Flt/437-GT by Mar 1998.
united kingdom ZD256
Fleet Air Arm
ditched in S China Sea while operating at night from HMS Grafton on 23 Sep 1998. Wreck recovered to Yeovilton awaiting assessment for repair.
united kingdom ZD256
Fleet Air Arm
SG singapore strait ( sep-98 )
23sep98 asg HMS Grafton (F80) accident off Singapore
united kingdom ZD256
Fleet Air Arm
UK RNAS Yeovilton ( 02-jul-16 )     Yeovilton Air Day 2016
02jul16 as 815 NAS /302-VL at RNAS Yeovilton during Air Day 2016


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