Westland Wessex HAS.1

This model is a version of Wessex

c/n wa 14

Year 1960

Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.1 Serial wa 14 Register XM833 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1960. Aircraft history and location


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Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA014, f/f:?
del Royal Navy as XM833, 27/09/1960
to SWAAPS collection, Lasham, unk
to NEAM, Sunderland 24/05/2010.
dd 27 Sep 1960, HAS.1 700Sq(H)/507 by Jun 1960, 706Sq/506 by 1964. 819 Sq/321 by Aug 1965, to Yeovil Mar/Apr 1966 for conv to HAS.3 706 NAS

Westland Wessex HAS.3 814Sq/272-V by Jul 1968, 814Sq/272-H by 1969, 820Sq/412-BL by May 1969 still Jun 1972. 814 NAS
1971-08-28AHMNB Portsmouth28 Aug 1971 Aboard HMS Blake as 820 Sq / 412-BL, while in Portsmouth
1972-06-15AHMNB Portsmouth15 Jun 1972 Aboard HMS Blake as 820 Sq / 412-BL, while in Portsmouth
737Sq/656-PO by Aug 1974
SoC Nov 1981
Wroughton store by Dec 1981. 737 NAS
1983-02-04BEGHLPres. SWWAPS Lasham by Mar 1983 still Jul 1985 still Mar 1996 still Mar 2003 still Dec 2004 still Dec 2005.
2010-04CEGNUpreserved North East Aircraft Museum, Sunderland by Apr 2010, still Mar 2018.
2019-05-1414may19 South Wales Aviation Museum at Picketston by St Athan

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