Westland Wessex HAS.1


This model is a version of Wessex



c/n wa 41


Year 1961 to 1968






Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.1 Serial wa 41 Register XM920 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1961. Aircraft history





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united kingdom XM920
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA041, f/f:?
del Royal Navy as XM920, 13/10/1961
conv HAS.3, unk
w/o 01/11/1968
to instuctional airframe as A2594, unk
scr 1974.
united kingdom XM920
Fleet Air Arm
HAS.1 trials aboard HMS Devonshire between 13 Nov and 23 Nov 1961
814 Sq / 345-H by Jan 1962, 814 Sq / 347-V by Jul 1964, 814 Sq / 343-V by Feb 1965
737 Sq / 521 by May 1966
united kingdom XM920
Fleet Air Arm
UK Maenporth Accident ( 01-nov-68 )
HAS.3 826 Sq / 143-E by Oct 1968, heavy landing SW of Falmouth 1 Nov 1968
to Fleetlands
united kingdom XM920
Fleet Air Arm
UK RM Condor G I Airframe ( may-69 )
to Arbroath (A2594) by May 1969
united kingdom XM920
Fleet Air Arm
UK Lee-on-Solent ( jul-70 )
to Lee by Jul 1970
united kingdom XM920
Fleet Air Arm
to scrapyard in Birmingham by mid 1974
united kingdom XM920
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Wessex HAS.3
UK Yeovil Conv HAS.3 ( mar-67 )
Conversion to HAS.3 between Mar 1967 and Aug 1968 at Yeovil.


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