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  • 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 RN (Royal Navy). Built 1964. Aircraft history and location


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    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    1982-05-25Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA169, f/f:?
    del Royal Navy as XS495, 1964
    w/o 25may82 with loss of Atlantic Conveyor, Falklands War
    ff 20 May 1964. RNAY Fleetlands by Jan 1965. 848Sq/Q-A by Mar 1965 and to Far East with HMS Albion. 848 NAS
    ASouth Atlantic (AC) mv Atlantic Conveyor 848Sq D Flt/WP, lost when ship was hit by Exocet missile 25 May 1982. Ship subsequently sunk under tow on 30 May. 848 NAS Operation Corporate

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