Westland Wessex HAS.1

C/N wa 26

Built 1961

Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.1 Serial wa 26 Register XM845 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1961. Aircraft history and location

Aircraft History


united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA026, f/f:?
del Royal Navy as XM845, 05/1961
to instructional airframe as A2682, unk
scr Yeovilton, 1994.
1961-08303-R815 NAS / 303-R by Aug 1961
815 NAS /303-C until c Nov 1964 815 NAS
1964-12 A EGVFdeep maintenance
1966-03274-V814 NAS / 274-V by Mar 1966 814 NAS
1967-10 B EGDR NASU to NASU Culdrose by Oct 1967
1968-12146-EHMS Eagle SAR Flt / 146-E by Dec 1968. Damaged c Sep 1970.
1970-10 A EGVFto Fleetlands for repair
1972-05 B EGDR NASU to NASU Culdrose after repair
1972-07-07 C EGHF Reserve Airframe Held in reserve as a spare for 771 NAS, who were participating in the 6th International SAR Competition. 6th International Helicopter SAR Competition
1972-12056-RHMS Ark Royal SAR Flt / 056-R by Dec 1972. /046-R SAR Flt.
1975-04530-CU B EGDRto 771 NAS / 530-CU by Apr 1975 771 NAS
1979-07-25 B EGDRRN HAS.1 noted at RNAS Culdrose Air Day coded 520-CU with 771NAS 771 NAS
1979-09 D EGDT Stored to Wroughton Store by Sep 1979
1980-03 C EGHF G I Aiframe to AES Lee by Mar 1980, became A2682
1981-06 C EGHF Dumped fell off the back of a lorry while being moved locally, in late Jun 1981. Returned to Lee dump
1985-09 E EGDY Dumped to Yeovilton dump

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