Westland Wessex HAS.1


This model is a version of Wessex



c/n wa100


Year 1963 to 1972






Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.1 Serial wa100 Register XS121 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1963. Aircraft history



Westland Wessex HAS.1 c/n wa100



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united kingdom XS121
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA100, f/f:?
del Royal Navy as XS121, 07/06/1963
w/o 16/02/1972.
united kingdom XS121
Fleet Air Arm
25nm W Pangkor Ditched ( 25-mar-65 )
HAS.1 A&AEE by Aug 1964, 820Sq/295-E by Nov 1964, ditched in Malacca Strait, c 25nm W of Pangkor, on 25 Mar 1965 and recovered by HMS Eagle to Sembawang.
united kingdom XS121
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Wessex HAS.3
UK for repair and became 3rd conversion to HAS.3, 700H Sq/582-CU by Feb still Jul 1967, 737 Sq/525-PO by Sep 1968, w/o 16 Feb 1972 with 737 Sq/435-PO, ditched in English Channel off Portland. Wreck recovered to Lee-on-Solent, still there Oct 1973.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1973


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