Westland Wessex HU.5


This model is a version of Wessex



c/n wa181


Year 1964 to 1982




Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa181 Register XS512 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1964. Aircraft history and location





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united kingdom XS512
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA181, f/f:?
del Royal Navy as XS512, 10/1964
w/o 25may82 with loss of Atlantic Conveyor, Falklands War
united kingdom XS512
Fleet Air Arm
UK Farnborough ( 20-sep-68 )
FAA displayed at SBAC Farnborough Airshow Sep68 coded W
united kingdom XS512
Fleet Air Arm
jan79 coded VL/WT 707NAS
united kingdom XS512
Fleet Air Arm
South Atlantic (AC) mv Atlantic Conveyor ( 25-may-82 )
Operation Corporate
848Sq D Flt/WT, lost when ship was hit by Exocet missile 25 May 1982. Ship subsequently sunk under tow on 30 May.


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