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  • Westland Wessex HAS.1

    This model is a version of Wessex

    c/n wa 26

    Year 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


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    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
    1964-12AEGVFdeep maintenance
    1966-03274-V814 NAS / 274-V by Mar 1966 814 NAS
    1967-10BEGDR NASU to NASU Culdrose by Oct 1967
    1968-12146-EHMS Eagle SAR Flt / 146-E by Dec 1968. Damaged c Sep 1970.
    1970-10AEGVFto Fleetlands for repair
    1972-05BEGDR NASU to NASU Culdrose after repair
    1972-07-07CEGHF 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-CUBEGDRto 771 NAS / 530-CU by Apr 1975 771 NAS
    1979-07-25BEGDRRN HAS.1 noted at RNAS Culdrose Air Day coded 520-CU with 771NAS 771 NAS
    1979-09DEGDT Stored to Wroughton Store by Sep 1979
    1980-03CEGHF G I Aiframe to AES Lee by Mar 1980, became A2682
    1981-06CEGHF Dumped fell off the back of a lorry while being moved locally, in late Jun 1981. Returned to Lee dump
    1985-09EEGDY Dumped to Yeovilton dump

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