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  • Westland Wessex HU.5


    This model is a version of Wessex



    c/n wa153


    Year 1963 Scr 2000




    Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa153 Register XS479 used by Royal Marines RM ,Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1963. Aircraft history and location






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    XS479

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    Royal Navy
    f/f 17 Nov 1963, d/d 3 Dec 1963 to RN. 1st production HU.5. 700Sq 700V IFTU/A by Dec 1963, 848Sq/A-A by Jun 1964 still Dec 1965 still by Mar 1966, 848Sq/VV-B by Sep 1974. 772Sq/512-PO by May 1976, 772Sq/513-PO by Jul 1979, 772Sq/623-PO before 1982, RNAY Wroughton, 707Sq May 1982, 847 Sq/XF May 1982 772 NAS
    1974-05-15B-VVAEHVBat Valkenburg 848 NAS
    1982-03-18BHMS Cambridge772Sq/623-PO noted visiting on 18 Mar 1982 772 NAS
    1982-10CEGDT Stored 8819M at RNAY Wroughton by Oct 1982
    1984-07DEGVN G I Airframe RAF Brize Norton with Joint Air Transport Establishment by by Jul 1984, still Mar 1990, still at Brize Norton Mar 1996
    1997-03EStock Breakers Yard to Hanningfield Metals, Stock by Mar 1997, scr. 2000.
    united kingdom Royal Marines

    reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XF 847NAS
    1982-05-13FHMS Raleigh mv Atlantic Causeway 847Sq /XF noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlantic Causeway later that day for South Atlantic. 847NAS Operation Corporate



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