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Helicopter activity

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raflec
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Helicopter activity

Post by raflec » Mon Apr 27, 2015 6:28 pm

There was a lot of helicopter activity at Leconfield on the afternoon of Monday 27th April.
Approx 1300 a chinook was seen landing at Leconfield. During the afternoon heard at least another 2, but did not see them.
At approx 1700 what looked like a green coloured Sea King but could not verify as seen from a distance. This was followed 10 minutes later by a Gazelle. Approx 30 minutes later a Puma was seen departing Leconfield.
Has anyone any ideas what is going on and is the sign of things to come.

iain s
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Re: Helicopter activity

Post by iain s » Mon Apr 27, 2015 7:34 pm

Be very interested in more info on these possibly Seaking HC4s if you see or hear anymore.
Regards Iain.

jamesg23
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Re: Helicopter activity

Post by jamesg23 » Mon Apr 27, 2015 8:17 pm

One of the seakings was possibly a navy SAR variant.

60mu
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Re: Helicopter activity

Post by 60mu » Mon Apr 27, 2015 8:30 pm

hi
Tonight Navy sea king over leven on its way towards Leconfield ,also early evening two x CH47 going same way

60mu

Seaking93
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Re: Helicopter activity

Post by Seaking93 » Mon Apr 27, 2015 8:45 pm

It's one of the regular MCT exercises that take place all over the country, Navy assets should include 2 x Lynx HMA8, 2x Sea King HC4 and the previously mentioned Sea King HU5SAR
HTH
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cartertmmy
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Re: Helicopter activity

Post by cartertmmy » Tue Apr 28, 2015 2:33 pm

Last night at about 1845hrs a flight 2 lynx 1 seat king and 2 chinook seen from Easington at a distance going south /west out to sea,

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