Westland Wessex HAS.1

This model is a version of Wessex

c/n wa 98

Year 1963 Scr 1992

Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.1 Serial wa 98 Register XS119 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1963. Aircraft history and location


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Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA098, f/f:?
del Royal Navy as XS119, 10/06/1963
perished Predannack 1992.
1964 with HMS Eagle to far east as 292-E
Westland Wessex HAS.3 Conversion to HAS.3, completed Dec 1966
HAS.3 700H Sq/583-CU by May 1967
814 NAS /273-V by Oct 1967
NASU CU by Mar 1968
737 NAS /527-PO by Apr 1968, 737 NAS / 654-PO by Nov 1972 737 NAS
1973-08BEGVFAug 1973 to Fleetlands
1974-07CEGDTJul 1974 to Wroughton store
1976-02DEGDP 737 NAS / 665-PO by Feb 1976. On 3 May 1976, undercarriage collapsed during landing on RFA Engadine off Start Point. to AIU Lee-on-Solent next day by road. To Fleetlands Jul 1976 for repair. Back at 737 NAS as /655-PO by May 1979 until c Nov 1982.
1979-07-2222jul79 coded 655-PO
1982-11EEGHFNov 1982 to AES Lee-on-Solent, still in 737 Sq marks as /655-PO. Dumped by May 1986. 737 NAS
1986-06FEGDOto Predannack around May/Jun 1986 minus tail section. Still there Jul 1991, burnt by Oct 1992.

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