Westland Wessex HAS.1

C/N wa242

Built 1965 - Scrapped 2010

Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.1 Serial wa242 Register XS862 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1965. Aircraft history and location

Aircraft History


united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

Westland HAS.1, c/n WA242, f/f: 15/04/1965, del Royal Navy as XS862, 1965
conv HAS.3, unk
xfer AES, Lee-on-Solent for G/I as A2711, 19/09/1983
xfer NBC Defence Centre, Winterbourne Gunner for G/I, 30/08/1989
xfer Air & Ground, Hixon, unk
scr. by 2010.
1979-07-2222jul79 coded 650-PO

Westland Wessex HAS.3 To Westland Yeovil for HAS.3 conv Dec 1966, NASU Culdrose by Aug 1968
826Sq/140-E by Nov 1968
737 Sq Glamorgan Flt /400-GL by Jun 1970, 737 Sq Antrim Flt /406-AN by Nov 1972, 737 Sq/650-PO by Oct 1978
GI to Lee-on-Solent as A2711 late 1983
1989-11 G I Airframe HAS.3 to NBCDC Winterbourne Gunner by Nov 1989
at DSTL Winterbourne Gunner until sold in Jul 2000.


2000-10 A Hixon Spares recovery to Air and Ground, Hixon autumn 2000. Gone by Dec 2010

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