Westland Wessex HAS.1


This model is a version of Wessex



c/n wa 19


Year 1961 Scr 1995




Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.1 Serial wa 19 Register XM838 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1961. Aircraft history and location



Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.1 Serial wa 19 Register XM838 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1961. Aircraft history and location
By Peter Mitrovitch




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XM838

united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

Westland Wessex HAS.1 d/d 09jul61
conv HAS.3
706Sq/508-CU by 1965, 706Sq/570-CU by Jul 1965. Conv to HAS.3 706 NAS

Westland Wessex HAS.3 737 Sq/520-PO by Sep 1968 still 1969. 820Sq/412-BL by Aug 1971 still Jun 1972, 737Sq London Flt/405-LN Oct 1975 still Jul 1976 until Jul 1979. 737 NAS
1975-1978, XM838 in its Mk 3 Anti submarine role whilst embarked on HMS London County Class Destroyer was sign written and affectionately known as Cockney Rebel at least during my detachment from 737 the parent Sqn
1979-07-2222jul79 coded 605-LN with HMS London
At AES Lee May 1984. Perished Predannack 08/1995.
1989-08-06AEGDO06 at Predannack Airfield, Cornwall





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