Westland Wessex HC.2

C/N wa125

Built 1963 - Written off 1979

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

Aircraft History


united kingdom Royal Air Force

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
1967-10-09 A Gulf of Aden VERTREP 9 Oct 1967, visited newly commissioned RFA Stromness, off Aden while operating with 78 Squadron. 78 Squadron
1974-04-02 B VHKT Flew her 28Sqn at Kai Tak 2nd and 4th April 1974. I was with 38Grp STANU, jamesl.cheetham 28 Squadron
1979-04-19 C Mirs Bay Accident w/o , crashed into sea off Hong Kong, crew OK
crashed into Mirs bay Hong Kong. Roger Phillips crewman
1986-03 D VHSK Dumped Sek Kong dump by Mar 1986

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