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 and location



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


Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa277 Register XT455 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy) Mayhem Paintball. Built 1965. Aircraft history and location
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united kingdom XT455
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 707 NAS
united kingdom XT455
Fleet Air Arm
13sep71 13 Sep 1971, ditched while load-lifting from the deck of HMS Bulwark, at anchor off Cyrpus. Airframe recovered.
united kingdom XT455
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.
united kingdom XT455
Fleet Air Arm
nov83 SH Wideawake Detachment 845 Sq /YU detached to Ascension Island Nov 1983. Outbound aboard RFA Olwen and returned in RFA Fort Austin Jun 1984.
united kingdom XT455
Fleet Air Arm
1985 846Sqn /U 846 NAS
united kingdom XT455
Fleet Air Arm
may86 To Lee-on-Solent by , became A2741, then A2654 during 1993
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1986
united kingdom XT455
Fleet Air Arm
27sep88 UK Lee-on-Solent as 781Squadron (ex 845Sqn) /U (pic1) at RNAS Lee-on-Solent 781 NAS
united kingdom XT455
Fleet Air Arm
feb97 UK HMS Sultan G I Airframe To AESS Gosport by for BDRT.
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Mayhem Paintball
mar15 UK Patch Park Paintball Mayhem Paintball Essex by
15jun18 (pic2)


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