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 and location


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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. 848 NAS
united kingdom XS495
Fleet Air Arm
25may82 Operation Corporate
South 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

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