Westland Sea King Mk.50


This model is a version of Sea King



c/n wa 788


Year 1974 to 2005






Helicopter Westland Sea King Mk.50 Serial wa 788 Register N16-100 used by Fleet Air Arm (RAN) (Royal Australian Navy). Built 1974. Aircraft history



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australia N16-100
Fleet Air Arm (RAN)
ff 6 Aug 1974, dd 8 Apr 1975. Ex G-17-2
To HS817/902 by Jan 1993
Converted to Mk50A unk
Aboard HMAS Manoora for Pacific Island deployment, (Christmas Island and Nauru during Sep 2001)
w/o 02apr05 crashed at Amandraya, on the Indonesian island of Nias at approximately 7:30 pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time), whilst operating from HMAS Kanimbla with HS-817 (callsign Shark 02) during Operation Sumatra Assist (Phase 2), helping earthquake victims.
australia N16-100
Fleet Air Arm (RAN)
2004 deployed to Hawaii for RIMPAC exercise. Further deployed SE Asia late 2004 in support US Navy


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