usa Helicopter Attack (Light) Squadron 5

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United States Naval Aviation

1977 to 1988    


Helicopter Attack (Light) Squadron 5
Pacific coast counterpart of HAL-4

Redesignated Helicopter Combat Support Special Squadron 5 ( HCS-5 ) October 1988

It operated out of NAS Pt Mugu, CA deployed to South Korea every year, Was involved in Spec opt south of USA. Was regular unit but became a Naval Air reserve Squadron in Feb 1988, then became HSC5
Established in 1978 at Pt Mugu, CA and de-establiched in Oct 1989. In addition to the Korean Detachments She also went to El Centro, CA. Yuma, AZ. Marine base. Ft Lewis, WA. & Cairo Egypt.

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6302 hh-1k 157178 : On display at China Lake, ex HAL-5 /305
6306 hh-1k 157182 : 1980s HAL-5 /NW-02; wfu 1989
6313 hh-1k 157189 : HAL-5 NW w/o 03nov77
6315 hh-1k 157191 : HAL-5 w/o 08jul84 Brown Field, Californa. repaired?

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