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  • Westland Wessex HC.2


    This model is a version of Wessex



    c/n wa125


    Year 1963 to 1979




    Helicopter Westland Wessex HC.2 Serial wa125 Register XR500 used by Royal Air Force RAF. Built 1963. Aircraft history and location






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    XR500

    united kingdom Royal Air Force

    aug63

    1963-07-19Westland Wessex HC.2, c/n WA125, f/f: 19jul63
    del Royal Air Force as XR500, 19aug63
    w/o 19apr79
    Wessex Training Unit
    72 Sq 72 Squadron
    1967-10-09AGulf of Aden VERTREP 9 Oct 1967, visited newly commissioned RFA Stromness, off Aden while operating with 78 Squadron. 78 Squadron
    1974-04-02BVHKTFlew her 28Sqn at Kai Tak 2nd and 4th April 1974. I was with 38Grp STANU, jamesl.cheetham 28 Squadron
    1979-04-19CMirs Bay Accident w/o , crashed into sea off Hong Kong, crew OK
    crashed into Mirs bay Hong Kong. Roger Phillips crewman
    1986-03DVHSK Dumped Sek Kong dump by Mar 1986



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