Westland Wessex HU.5


This model is a version of Wessex



c/n wa157


Year 1963 Scr 1995




Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa157 Register XS483 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1963. Aircraft history and location





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united kingdom XS483
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA157, f/f:?
del Royal Navy as XS483, 25/01/1964
scr. Lee-on-Solent, 1995.
united kingdom XS483
Fleet Air Arm
700V IFTU/E by Feb 1964, 848Sq/E by May 1964, 848Sq/E-A by Dec 1964 still by Mar 1966, 846Sq/E-CU by Jul 1968 to c Oct 1969, 845Sq/F-B by Jan 1970
united kingdom XS483
Fleet Air Arm
MT Luqa Damaged ( 31-oct-71 )
RAF Luqa tornado
845 Sq/F-B by May 1971. Damaged during tornado at RAF Luqa on 31 Oct 1971.
united kingdom XS483
Fleet Air Arm
845Sq/F-H by Sep 1973. 846Sq/VH-B by Jul 1979.
united kingdom XS483
Fleet Air Arm
UK HMD Rosyth RFA Resource ( 02-apr-82 )
Operation Corporate
845Sq /T, landed on RFA Resource at Rosyth on 2 Apr 1982, for South Atlantic.
united kingdom XS483
Fleet Air Arm
845Sq/T by Sep 1984 flying from HMS Fearless
To A2746 at Lee-on-Solent by May 1995
scr. Lee-on-Solent by Dec 1995.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1995


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