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 (Royal Navy). Built 1960. Aircraft history





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united kingdom XM834
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Wessex HAS.1 del Royal Navy 29sep60
conv HAS.3, unk
w/o 21nov70 at RNAS Culdrose
Nov76 scr Odiham
united kingdom XM834
Fleet Air Arm
SG Sembawang Accident ( 24-nov-64 )
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.
united kingdom XM834
Fleet Air Arm
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.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1970
united kingdom XM834
Fleet Air Arm
UK RAF Odiham Dump ( jan-76 )
to Odiham dump still as /570 by Jan 1976


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