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  • united kingdom Portland District

    HM Coastguard



    1995 to 2017    




    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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    YearsLocationICAO/FAA
    1995/17Portland HeliportEGDP




    Models

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    YearsModels
    2008/17AW139
    1995/08S-61 H-3





    Portland District List of helicopters

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    C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
    61-713 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 Scotia G-CGIJ
    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



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    DatesOperation
    16-aug-0416-aug-04 Boscastle Flood Disaster