Westland Wessex HAS.1


This model is a version of Wessex



c/n wa 54


Year 1962 to 1970






Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.1 Serial wa 54 Register XP103 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1962. Aircraft history





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united kingdom XP103
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA054, f/f: 20/01/1962
del Royal Navy as XP103, 02/1962
w/o 11/02/1970.
united kingdom XP103
Fleet Air Arm
845Sq/A-A by Apr 1962, 845Sq/W-B by Apr 1964
737 Sq/526-PO by Jul 1966
To Yeovil Apr 1967 for conv HAS.3.
united kingdom XP103
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Wessex HAS.3
HAS.3 706Sq/571-CU by Mar 1969, w/o 11 Feb 1970 with 706Sq, ditched in Falmouth Bay following engine failure.
united kingdom XP103
Fleet Air Arm
UK HMS Thunderer G I Airframe ( 25-mar-70 )
Wreckage recovered to Falmouth
to AIU Lee Feb 1970
following investigations, to RNEC Manadon 25 Mar 1970. SoC Apr 1970.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1970


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