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



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united kingdom XP105
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.
united kingdom XP105
Fleet Air Arm
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.
united kingdom XP105
Fleet Air Arm
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.
united kingdom XP105
Fleet Air Arm
CY Akrotiri Bay Evacuation ( jul-74 )
Partition of Cyprus
737 Sq Devonshire Flt/403-DV by Apr 1974 and served in Cyprus.
united kingdom XP105
Fleet Air Arm
Still /403-DV Devonshire Flt Feb 1977, ditched off Portsmouth 18 Jul 1978. Wreck to AES Lee-on-Solent and used as GI A2698.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1978


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