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  • Westland Sea King HAS.1

    This model is a version of Sea King

    c/n wa 638

    Year 1969 to 2003

    Helicopter Westland Sea King HAS.1 Serial wa 638 Register XV650 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1969. Aircraft history and location


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    1969-10-02RN HAS.1 f/f 02oct69, d/d 06nov69
    conv to HAS.2A
    conv to AEW.2A
    Served with 706Sq, 819Sq, 824Sq, 826Sq and 849Sq. 706 NAS
    Westland Sea King AEW.2 2nd AEW.2 airframe with Westland. First flew as an AEW.2 at Yeovil.
    1986-07-1919Jul86 noted RNAS Lee-on-Solent coded -.180 of 849 Squadron, HQ Flight
    4Oct96 and 02Jul97 noted RNAS Portland coded L.184 of 849 Squadron, B Flight, HMS Illustrious 849 NAS
    1990 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./CU-180 849 NAS
    1992-05-12 Task Group 318.1 849 Sq A Flt/ 186-N, embarked mid May 1992 on HMS Invincible for Orient 92, until disembarked for Culdrose on 26 Nov 1992. Orient 92 deployment
    1993-01BDalmatian coast849 Sq B Flt/182 operating from HMS Ark Royal along the Dalmatian coastline, Jan - Jul 1993 849 NAS UNPROFOR
    1996 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./IFOR mrks. 849 NAS
    1998 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./L-185 embarked aboard HMS Illustrious R06.
    1999-09-28CNLAMS type:AEW2A 849Sqn./L-185 embarked aboard HMS Illustrious R06.
    2000 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./L-185 849 NAS
    2003-03-22Dnorthern Persian Gulf Accident w/o mid air collision with XV704 in northern Persian Gulf while operating with 849nas from HMS Ark Royal. Seven fatalities. Operation Telic

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