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  • Westland Wessex HAS.1

    This model is a version of Wessex

    c/n wa 15

    Year 1960 to 1970 Scr 1976

    Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.1 Serial wa 15 Register XM834 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1960. Aircraft history and location


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    1960-09-29Westland Wessex HAS.1 del Royal Navy 29sep60
    conv HAS.3, unk
    w/o 21nov70 at RNAS Culdrose
    Nov76 scr Odiham
    1964-11-24AWSAG Accident 700Sq(H)Sq/508 by Oct 1960, 706Sq/508 by Jan 1962, 814Sq/G-B by Oct 1964, crashed during night exercise at Sembawang 24 Nov 1964, to Fleetlands. To Yeovil for conv to HAS.3 Feb 1965.
    1967-00-00BEGDMWessex Mk. 3 XM 834 Engine handling and production rotor speed governor performance trials at Boscombe Down Jan-Mar 1967 with Gazelle MK165. Performance around all axis described as good

    Westland Wessex HAS.3 A&AEE Boscombe Down by Dec 1966, 700H Sq/580-CU by May 1967, 700H Sq/584-CU by Aug 1967, 814Sq/274-V by Sep 1967, 706Sq/574-CU by Sep 1968, 706Sq/570-CU by Oct 1969, broke up during ground running 5 Oct 1970. To Lee for AIU. Lee dump by Apr 1971.
    1976-01CEGVO Dump to Odiham dump still as /570 by Jan 1976

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