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  • Westland Wessex HAS.1

    This model is a version of Wessex

    c/n wa 63

    Year 1962 to 1975

    Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.1 Serial wa 63 Register XP112 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1962. Aircraft history and location


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    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    1962-04-04Westland Wessex HAS.1 d/d 04apr62
    w/o 17sep75 HMS Ark Royal, ditched into the English Channel off Plymouth
    1964-06-13AWBGS Ground accident 845Sq/G-A by May 1962, 845 Sq/G-B by Mar 1964, entered ground resonance at Sibu after returning from a troop lift to Song, on 13 Jun 1964 and struck 845Sq XP155/B chopping off its tail. Repaired.
    819 Sq/532 by May 1967
    771 Sq/518-PO by Nov 1969 still Jul 1971
    Wroughton store by Jun 1972. 771 NAS
    1975-09-17B32nm S of Plymouth Accident Ark Royal SAR Flt/046-R by Mar 1974, Ark Royal SAR Flt/047-R by Aug 1975, w/o 17 Sep 1975 when ditched into English Channel operating from HMS Ark Royal (R09), sank.

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