Newquay Facility
H.M. Coastguard

 

Key Facts

Short Name:
Nickname: unknown
Main Role: Search and Rescue
Secondary Role: -
First Formed: 2015
Parent Unit: HMCG HQ
Current Status: Active

History

Newquay was one of the new bases established under the ten-year UK SAR contract awarded to Bristow Helicopters in March 2013. It is the home for two Sikorsky S-92 search and rescue helicopters. The first helicopter arrived in October 2015. The facility was officially opened on 15 December 2015 and became operational in January 2016. The service is available 24 hours a day.

Subordinate Units

None

Aircraft

Type Qty Service Example Serials
Sikorsky S-92 2 19 Oct 2015  


Unit Markings

 

 


Main Bases

Base Duration
Newquay Airport, Cornwall Oct 2015 – Present


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