Westland Wessex HU.5


This model is a version of Wessex



c/n wa184


Year 1964




Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa184 Register XS515 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy) Royal Marines. Built 1964. Aircraft history and location





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united kingdom XS515
Fleet Air Arm
built as Wessex HU.5 d/d 4 Nov 1964, 845Sq/Q-H by Sep 1973. 847 Sq/XB May 1982, 845Sq/N by May 1984 still Jul 1985, 845Sq/(Y)N to Oct 1986 (last HU.5 in RN front line service), to A2747 Lee-on-Solent by Aug 1995, to A2658, to HMS Sultan Gosport by Jan 2000, G.I. Keogh Barracks, Aldershot
united kingdom XS515
Fleet Air Arm
1985 846Sqn /N
united kingdom XS515
Royal Marines
1982 reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XB
united kingdom XS515
Royal Marines
UK HMS Raleigh mv Atlantic Causeway ( 13-may-82 )
Operation Corporate
847Sq /XB noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlantic Causeway later that day for South Atlantic.


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