Westland Wessex HU.5


This model is a version of Wessex



c/n wa277


Year 1965






Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa277 Register XT455 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy) Mayhem Paintball. Built 1965. Aircraft history



Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa277 Register XT455 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy) Mayhem Paintball. Built 1965. Aircraft history


Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa277 Register XT455 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy) Mayhem Paintball. Built 1965. Aircraft history
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Fleet Air Arm
RN ff May 1965 and del RN 2 Jun 1965
707 Sq / M by Jul 1965
845 Sq / M-B by Oct 1965
Fleetlands by Nov 1968
846 Sq / M-CU by Jul 1969
845 Sq / P-B by Sep 1969
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Fleet Air Arm
13 Sep 1971, ditched while load-lifting from the deck of HMS Bulwark, at anchor off Cyrpus. Airframe recovered.
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Fleet Air Arm
845 Sq / P-A by Mar 1972
NASU Yeovilton by Dec 1973
845 Sq / P-H by Mar 1974 until c Nov 1975, 845 Sq / R-VL by Jul 1976 until c May 1982
707 Sq / ZB Jun 1982
845 Sq / YU by Aug 1983.
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Fleet Air Arm
SH Wideawake Detachment ( nov-83 )
845 Sq /YU detached to Ascension Island Nov 1983. Outbound aboard RFA Olwen and returned in RFA Fort Austin Jun 1984.
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Fleet Air Arm
1985 846Sqn /U
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Fleet Air Arm
To Lee-on-Solent by May86, became A2741, then A2654 during 1993
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1986
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Fleet Air Arm
UK Lee-on-Solent ( 27-sep-88 )
27sep88 as 781Squadron (ex 845Sqn) /U (pic1) at RNAS Lee-on-Solent
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Fleet Air Arm
UK HMS Sultan G I Airframe ( feb-97 )
To AESS Gosport by Feb97 for BDRT.
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Mayhem Paintball
UK Patch Park Paintball ( mar-15 )
Mayhem Paintball Essex by Mar15
15jun18 (pic2)


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