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 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 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 849 NAS
1990 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./CU-180 849 NAS
1992-05-12849 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
1993-01ADalmatian 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.
1999-09-28BNLAMS type:AEW2A 849Sqn./L-185 embarked aboard HMS Illustrious R06.
2000 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./L-185 849 NAS
2003-03-22Cnorthern Persian Gulfw/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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