Westland Wessex HU.5


This model is a version of Wessex



c/n wa183


Year 1964




Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa183 Register XS514 used by Royal Marines Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1964. Aircraft history and location






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united kingdom XS514
Fleet Air Arm
RN
HU.5 type
Delivered 03Nov64
845Squadron 06Jan69
845Squadron (HMS Hermes) noted Biggin Hill 19May73 coded M.H
845Squadron (HMS Hermes) noted RNAS Yeovilton 04Jun77 coded E.H
845Squadron noted 05Apr78 at RAF Aldergrove 05Apr78 coded L
AES (Air Engineering School)RNAS Lee on Solent 03Jul86 coded L, Total Time 5205:25, noted 07Jul86
allocated training reg A2740 later A2653
AETS HMS Sultan noted coded L.PO 01Dec97 and 12Apr10
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1986
united kingdom XS514
Fleet Air Arm
31oct71 RAF Luqa tornado
MT Luqa Damaged 845 Sq/M-B by May 1971. Damaged during tornado at RAF Luqa on 31 Oct 1971. 845 NAS
united kingdom XS514
Fleet Air Arm
1985 845Sqn /L 845 NAS
united kingdom XS514
Fleet Air Arm
sep88 UK Lee-on-Solent 27 as instructional airframe with the Air Engineering School (AES) at RNAS Lee-on-Solent
united kingdom XS514
Royal Marines
reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XA 847NAS
united kingdom XS514
Royal Marines
13may82 Operation Corporate
UK HMS Raleigh mv Atlantic Causeway 847Sq /XA noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlantic Causeway later that day for South Atlantic. 847NAS


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