THE contract to look after Chivenor's Search and Rescue helicopters has been awarded to AgustaWestland. North Devon MP Nick Harvey welcomed the news that the company would maintain and support the Sea Kings at all of the UK's eight SAR bases. The two Se

THE contract to look after Chivenor's Search and Rescue helicopters has been awarded to AgustaWestland. North Devon MP Nick Harvey welcomed the news that the company would maintain and support the Sea Kings at all of the UK's eight SAR bases."The two Sea King HAR3A SAR helicopters of A Flight of 22 Squadron cover an absolutely vast area - the nearest other SAR bases are in Cornwall at St Mawgan andf Portreath - and conduct vital life saving work both at sea and on land," said Mr Harvey."It is reassuring to know that they will receive the first class support they need to keep them airworthy and serving our community and visitors to the region.