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 (Royal Navy). Built 1969. Aircraft history



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united kingdom XV650
Fleet Air Arm
RN HAS.1 f/f 02oct69, d/d 06nov69
conv to HAS.2A
conv to AEW.2A
Served with 706Sq, 819Sq, 824Sq, 826Sq and 849Sq.
united kingdom XV650
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Sea King AEW.2
19Jul86 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
united kingdom XV650
Fleet Air Arm
1990 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./CU-180
united kingdom XV650
Fleet Air Arm
Orient 92 deployment
849 Sq A Flt/ 186-N, embarked mid May 1992 on HMS Invincible for Orient 92, until disembarked for Culdrose on 26 Nov 1992.
united kingdom XV650
Fleet Air Arm
HR Dalmatian coast ( jan-93 )
UNPROFOR
849 Sq B Flt/182 operating from HMS Ark Royal along the Dalmatian coastline, Jan - Jul 1993
united kingdom XV650
Fleet Air Arm
1996 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./IFOR mrks.
united kingdom XV650
Fleet Air Arm
1998 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./L-185 embarked aboard HMS Illustrious R06.
united kingdom XV650
Fleet Air Arm
NL Amsterdam Harbour ( 28-sep-99 )
28Sep99 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./L-185 embarked aboard HMS Illustrious R06.
united kingdom XV650
Fleet Air Arm
2000 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./L-185
united kingdom XV650
Fleet Air Arm
northern Persian Gulf Accident ( 22-mar-03 )
Operation Telic
w/o 22mar03 mid air collision with XV704 in northern Persian Gulf while operating with 849nas from HMS Ark Royal. Seven fatalities.


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