Westland Wessex HU.5


This model is a version of Wessex



c/n wa169


Year 1964 to 1982






Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa169 Register XS495 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1964. Aircraft history





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united kingdom XS495
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA169, f/f:?
del Royal Navy as XS495, 1964
w/o 25may82 with loss of Atlantic Conveyor, Falklands War
united kingdom XS495
Fleet Air Arm
ff 20 May 1964. RNAY Fleetlands by Jan 1965. 848Sq/Q-A by Mar 1965 and to Far East with HMS Albion.
united kingdom XS495
Fleet Air Arm
South Atlantic (AC) mv Atlantic Conveyor ( 25-may-82 )
Operation Corporate
848Sq D Flt/WP, lost when ship was hit by Exocet missile 25 May 1982. Ship subsequently sunk under tow on 30 May.


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