Westland Wessex HAS.1

This model is a version of Wessex

c/n wa 55

Year 1962 to 1972

Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.1 Serial wa 55 Register XP104 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1962. Aircraft history and location


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Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA055, f/f:?
del Royal Navy as XP104, 20/02/1962
w/o 06/01/1972.
845Sq/B-A by May 1962, heavy landing after losing power in Brunei 22 Jan 1963, shipped to UK for repair
815Sq/303-R May 1965. To conv HAS.3. 815 NAS

Westland Wessex HAS.3 HAS.3 820Sq/412-BL by Apr 1969, 820Sq/410-BL by Sep 1969 still Aug 1971 820 NAS
1971-07-02AHMNB Portsmouth2 Jul 1971 Aboard HMS Blake as 820 Sq / 410-BL, while in Portsmouth (also aboard on 28 Aug 1971).
1972-01-06w/o 6 Jan 1972 with 820Sq, ditched in the Mediterranean Sea off Malta, wreckage recovered. SoC 15 Feb 1972 820 NAS

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