No. 654 Squadron AAC
|No. 654 Squadron AAC|
654 Light Aircraft Squadron
|Helicopter||AgustaWestland Apache AH.1|
Between February and March 1991 the squadron was in Iraq as part of Operation Desert Sabre (the ground phase of Operation Granby) using Westland Lynx AH1GT's against armoured vehicles of the Iraqi 12th Armoured Division. They returned to Hobart Barracks on 22 March 1991 without any losses.
The squadron operated a variety of helicopters:
- "654 Squadron". Helis. Retrieved 30 September 2015.