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A RNZAF NH90 welcomed onto Base Ohakea with a watery salute to celebrate reaching 1000 flying hours since its introduction into service.

Our NH90 NZ3302 has marked an important milestone - reaching 1000 flying hours since it introduction into service with the RNZAF. Those hours have seen some impressive missions completed, including last year deploying to Fiji aboard HMNZS Canterbury during Operation Pacific Relief in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Winston. It delivered much needed aid, water and supplies to those affected by the Category 5 storm that devastated the country.

After reaching the milestone, '02' was welcomed onto RNZAF Base Ohakea with a watery salute from the Fireys.

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