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  • 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 RN (Royal Navy). Built 1962. Aircraft history and location



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



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    XP105

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    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.
    1983-08-11BEGHF in use as a BDR airframe at RNAS Lee-on-Solent. With the Tail boom and pylon from XS150




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