This model is a version of Wessex
Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa157 Register XS483 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1963. Aircraft history and location
Year 1963 Scr 1995
| 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.
|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 700 NAS |
|1971-10-31||ALMML|| Damaged 845 Sq/F-B by May 1971. Damaged during tornado at RAF Luqa on 31 Oct 1971. 845 NAS RAF Luqa tornado |
|845Sq/F-H by Sep 1973. 846Sq/VH-B by Jul 1979. 845 NAS |
|1982-04-02||BGBROY|| RFA Resource 845Sq /T, landed on RFA Resource at Rosyth on 2 Apr 1982, for South Atlantic. Operation Corporate |
|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.