It was confirmed by the commander of Koksijde Air Base at the local radio2 website, that the type will fly in 2018 and will have it’s last year in 2019.
Those Sea Kings remain in service until March 26, 2019. During the maintenance of the new aircraft, the Sea Kings remain stand-by.
Evert Kuppens, commander in Koksijde
Spotters will have a chance to see the Sea King at Ursel Avia as well this year: