Westland Wessex HAS.1

This model is a version of Wessex

c/n wa 86

Year 1962 to 1969

Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.1 Serial wa 86 Register XP153 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1962. Aircraft history and location


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united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA086, f/f:?
del Royal Navy as XP153, 17/04/1963
conv HAS.3, unk
w/o 25/11/1969.
706Sq/502-CU by Sep 1963, to Yeovil c May 1967 for HAS.3 conv. 706 NAS

Westland Wessex HAS.3 826Sq/143-E by Dec 1968, w/o 25 Nov 1969 with 826Sq (HMS Eagle), ditched off Portugal during Exercise Decamp, after engine failure while operating from RFA Olmeda (A124).

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