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22 Squadron 'C' Flight - RAF Valley
Snowdonia
2013


Mountain Rescue Training
22 Squadron 'C' Flight are regularly involved in mountain rescue sorties actual or for training purposes involving volunteer mountain rescue teams. The images below were taken at various locations in Snowdonia.
Sea King HAR.3 (ZE369 'S') of 22 Squadron 'C' Flight based at RAF Valley lowering a rescue medic to the ground high in the mountains.
Left to right: Sea King HAR.3 (ZE369 'S') of 22 Squadron 'C' Flight based at RAF Valley operating high in the Snowdonia Rotary - Mountain Flying Training Area (MFTA).
Winching 20 feet from the ground
Left to right: Sea King HAR.3 (ZE369 'S').
Sea King HAR.3 (ZE369 'S') in the Snowdonia Rotary - Mountain Flying Training Area (MFTA).
Left to right: Sea King HAR.3 (ZE369 'S').
Left to right: Sea King HAR.3 (ZE369 'S').
Cleared to shut down
Left to right: aircrew of Sea King HAR.3 (ZE369 'S') are making sure the ground can sustain the helicopter as it touches down on the hillside.
Mountain rescue training will often involve volunteers with their trained dogs operating from mountain rescue centres.