Westland Wessex HAS.1

This model is a version of Wessex

c/n wa 56

Year 1962 to 1978

Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.1 Serial wa 56 Register XP105 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1962. Aircraft history and location


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Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA056, f/f:?
del Royal Navy as XP105, 03/1962
w/o 18/07/1978
to A2698
scr Lee-on-Solent 1985.
ff 7 feb 1962. 845Sq/C-A "Claude" by Jun 1962. After service in Far East, to Yeovil for HAS.3 conversion by Dec 1965. 845 NAS

Westland Wessex HAS.3 conv to HAS.3 by Jun 1967
706Sq/567-CU by Oct 1967
819 Sq/532 by Aug 1970
RNAY Fleetlands by Jan 1971
737 Sq/670-PO by Dec 1973. 737 NAS
1974-07AAkrotiri Bay Evacuation 737 Sq Devonshire Flt/403-DV by Apr 1974 and served in Cyprus. Partition of Cyprus
1978-07-18 Accident Still /403-DV Devonshire Flt Feb 1977, ditched off Portsmouth 18 Jul 1978.
1978-08BEGHF G I Airframe Wreck to AES Lee-on-Solent by Aug 1978 and used as GI A2698. Fitted with boom of XS150 by Jul 1979.

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