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 (Royal Navy). Built 1962. Aircraft history



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united kingdom XP112
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Wessex HAS.1 d/d 04apr62
w/o 17sep75 HMS Ark Royal, ditched into the English Channel off Plymouth
united kingdom XP112
Fleet Air Arm
MY Sibu Ground accident ( 13-jun-64 )
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.
united kingdom XP112
Fleet Air Arm
819 Sq/532 by May 1967
771 Sq/518-PO by Nov 1969 still Jul 1971
Wroughton store by Jun 1972.
united kingdom XP112
Fleet Air Arm
UK 32nm S of Plymouth Accident ( 17-sep-75 )
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.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1975


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