1995 to 2017

united kingdom Portland District

HM Coastguard

Provided daytime only SAR coverage for the UK SRR Portland District, at 15 minutes standby between 09H00 and 21H00.
Despite the major reorganisation of the main SAR provision for the whole UK, the SAR service from Portland continued under the HMCG GAP contract through 2015. This also helped to ease the pressure from further east up the English Channel, following the 2014 closure of Manston and while the new base and full service from Lydd was being consolidated. The MCA SAR Service concluded from Portland on 30 Jun 2017.

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1995/17Portland HeliportEGDP

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Years Models
2008/17 AW139
1995/08 S-61 H-3

Portland District List of helicopters

C/N VersionBuiltIn this Org In other Org
61-713 w/o 2002 s61n.mk2 1973 G-BBHM : HM Coastguard, op by Bristow; 2002 based at Portland on the UK south coast+
Sikorsky Helicopters N4033S
Bristow G-BBHM
- 8Q-HUM
61-822 s61n.mk2 1979 G-BPWB : HM Coastguard, op by Bristow; asg Portland and carries the name "Portla+
Irish Helicopters EI-BHO
Bristow G-BPWB
Air Greenland OY-HUF
31203 aw139 2007 G-CGIJ : Coastguard station Portland
CHC Helicopters Australia VH-RQW
Royal Australian Air Force VH-RQW
92005 aw189 2014 G-MCGS : Portland, England
AgustaWestland UK G-MCGS
Bristow G-MCGS

  Portland District Operations

Dates Operation
2004-aug-162004-aug-16 Boscastle Flood Disaster

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