united kingdom SAR Flight, Muharraq

Royal Air Force

1959 to 1971    

Established May 1959 in Bahrein. Refreshed by the arrival of the ex-SAR Flight, Khormaksar Wessex in Dec 1967 and provided a SAR service until disbanded (as Wessex SAR Flight) on 31 May 1971.

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1959/71BH RAF Muharraq


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C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
wa528 hc.2 1966 XT601 : ff 13 Mar 1966, dd 18 Jun 1966; Khormaksar SAR Flt 1966; Muharraq SAR Flt +
wa529 hc.2 1967 XT602 : Khormaksar SAR Flt Nov 1966; Muharraq SAR Flt by Dec 1967.
wa530 hc.2 1966 XT603 : First flew 10 Jun 1966 as HC.2, delivered 29 Jun 1966; Khormaksar SAR Flt +
Uruguayan Navy 085 : To Uruguay Jan 1998. Delivered 20 Feb 1998.
wa531 hc.2 1966 XT604 : ff 7 Jul 1966, dd 2 Aug 1966 to RAF. Wessex HAR.2; Khormaksar SAR Flt Nov +
- XT604 : To Air & Ground Aviation (Staffordshire). Acquired by M Lindsey 2002 a+
: preserved at East Midlands Aeropark

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