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Building work for the 2015 Bristow SAR contract began on 2 Dec 2014. SAR coverage commenced on 4 October 2015, following closure of the service by the RAF 22 Squadron A Flt from RMB Chivenor.
Bristow Helicopters commenced SAR helicopter operations on behalf of HM Coastguard from the St Athan base on Sunday 4 Oct 2015 at 1pm with AW139 G-CILN


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AW189 Enters Service at UK SAR St Athan, 27-Sep-18 : #AW189 HM Coastguard station St Athan, operated by a Bristow team of 20 in south Wales, received two AW189 helicopters to replace the current AW139. Is the fourth UK SAR base to fly this model

500th Mission for St Athan SAR Base, 07-Sep-17 : St Athan HM Coastguard search and rescue (SAR) helicopter team completed its 500th mission since operated by Bristow from October 2015

Bristow SAR First Year at St Athan, 04-Oct-16 : First anniversary of Bristow SAR AW139 operations on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency from St Athan

UKSAR St Athan Service Launch Ceremony, 15-Oct-15 : The launch of the St Athan civilian UK search and rescue (SAR) helicopter service was marked with a ceremony held at the new SAR base at St Athan airfield.

Bristow St Athan Conducted First SAR Sortie, 05-Oct-15 : An AW139 SAR helicopter based at St Athan in Wales carried out the first operational mission. Bristow Helicopters commenced SAR helicopter operations on behalf of HM Coastguard October 4.

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C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
31586 aw139 2014 G-CILN : Coastguard /Rescue187; carried out the first operational sortie by the u+
Bristow G-CILN : Bristow Mar15-Dec18
AgustaWestland Italy G-CILN : Leonardo Italia Dec18-Jul19
INAER G-CILN : Babcock MCS EspaƱa from Jul19; Mutxamel; EC-NGO ntu
92003 aw189 2014 G-MCGP : atMOD St Athan, South Wales
: asg St Athan in exercise with NPAS G-NWOI
AgustaWestland UK G-MCGP : AgustaWestland from Mar15
Bristow G-MCGP : Bristow d/d at Norwich
92009 aw189 2018 G-MCGW : Feb19 at St Athan
AgustaWestland UK G-MCGW : Leonardo MW Ltd Jan/May 2018
Bristow G-MCGW : Bristow from May18, for Coastguard
92010 aw189 2018 G-MCGX : as /CoastGuard187 at St Athan
AgustaWestland UK G-MCGX : Leonardo MW Ltd Jan/Aug 2018
Bristow G-MCGX : Bristow from Aug18, for Coastguard