Aviation Photo #2227748 Westland WS-61 Sea King HAS5 - UK - Navy

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A veteran of the 1982 Falklands conflict, XZ574 served aboard HMS Invincible. On the 23rd April 1982 during the passage south from Ascension Island, this aircraft, piloted by HRH Prince Andrew, was sent to the aid of a Sea King from HMS Hermes that had ditched in the sea. Flt Lieutenant R Grundy, the pilot of the ditched aircraft, was rescued but the aircrew man was not found. It was also used to rescue the crew of a downed Harrier in June of that year (Canon 50D + Sigma 10-20 EX DG HSM)
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    Darren Wilson
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    Westland WS-61 Sea King HAS5
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    XZ574
    Yeovilton
    England
    United Kingdom
    January 31, 2013
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