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 and location






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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
apr89 UK Portland Heliport Conv HAS.3GM 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
jul90 Operation Desert Shield/Storm
829 Sq Brazen Flt/330-BZ by Jul 1990 until c Jul 1991
united kingdom ZD256
Fleet Air Arm
jun93 UK Fleetlands 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
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
23sep98 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
sep98 SG singapore strait 23 asg HMS Grafton (F80) accident off Singapore
united kingdom ZD256
Fleet Air Arm
02jul16 UK RNAS Yeovilton     Yeovilton Air Day 2016 as 815 NAS /302-VL at RNAS Yeovilton during Air Day 2016 815 NAS


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