AgustaWestland AW139
in H.M. Coastguard Service

 

Key Facts

Total Delivered: 3
Total Still Active: 3
Total Now Stored: 0
Service Entry: 2008
Retirement: current
Main Role: Search and Rescue
Origin: contractor (CHC)

History

Three new-build AW 139 (originally AB 139) on order for delivery in early 2008. Used for search and rescue duties from bases at Lee-On-Solent and Portland. Operated by CHC Scotia under contract. To be replaced by the AW189 from 2016.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
G-CGIJ 31203   27 Feb 2008 Solent primary
G-CGWB 31209   24 Apr 2008 Portland primary
G-SARD 31208   19 Mar 2008 Area spare

Pictures

The first AW 139 at Lee-on-Solent in February
2008. (photo, Mark Adams)

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