Westland Wessex HAS.1


This model is a version of Wessex



c/n wa101


Year 1963




Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.1 Serial wa101 Register XS122 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1963. Aircraft history and location







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XS122

united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

820Sq/290-E by Jul 1965, 820Sq/060-E by 1966, to Yeovil for conv to HAS.3 Sep 1966. 820 NAS

Westland Wessex HAS.3 819 Sq/532 by Jun 1968, 737 Sq/435-PO by Mar 1972, 737Sq/655-PO by May 1979, ex 737Sq/655-PO. RNAY Wroughton 737 NAS
1980-05AHMS ThundererRNEC Manadon by May 1980 until at least 1993.
1999-05-28BHMS SultanNoted within grounds of HMS Sultan, Gosport coded 655-PO
To A2707 Lee-on-Solent by Jun 1994, to A2632 G.I. Fort Grange Medical School, Gosport by Oct 1999 still Apr 2003 (wearing /655-PO), Apr 2007.
2007-12-17CNDAC TidenhamWestland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA101, f/f:?
del Royal Navy as XS122, 03/07/1963
GIA Gosport, Hampshire as A2707, unk
to The National Diving & Activity Centre, Tidenham, Chepstow, Gloucestershire where it was sunk on 17/12/2007.




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