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  • Westland Wessex HAS.1


    This model is a version of Wessex



    c/n wa108


    Year 1963




    Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.1 Serial wa108 Register XS149 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1963. Aircraft history and location



    Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.1 Serial wa108 Register XS149 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1963. Aircraft history and location
    By Al Henderson



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    XS149

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA108, f/f:?
    del Royal Navy as XS149, 18/10/1963
    conv HAS.3, unk.
    HAS.1 845Sq/O-B by Mar 1965, 819 Sq/530 by Jan 1966 still 1967. 845 NAS

    Westland Wessex HAS.3 Conv to HAS.3 829Sq Fife Flt/403-FF by May 1969, 737Sq Fife Flt/403-FF Jun 1970
    1970-10-29403-FFAGrand Harbour / il-Port il-Kbir / Valletta Exercise Lime Jug departed Valletta aboard HMS Fife for Lime Jug. 737 NAS Exercise Lime Jug
    737Sq Devonshire Flt/403-DV by 1972
    737 Sq/661-PO by Jul 1976 still Jul 1979 still Jul 1980
    To Plessey Naval Systems, Templecombe by 1985 still 1987
    RNEC Manadon
    Pres. THM Weston-super-Mare with tail boom from a Srs 60 G-17-6 (stored).
    1993-07-2424jul93 preserved at International Helicopter Museum (IHM), Weston-Super-Mare as 61,G-17-6

    2018-09-22BEGFI Reserve Collection 22 Sep 2018 in open storage, partially covered by tarpaulin, outside Helicopter Museum with rear fuselage of G-17-6



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