Westland Wessex HAS.1

This model is a version of Wessex

c/n wa263

Year 1966 to 1967

Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.1 Serial wa263 Register XS883 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1966. Aircraft history and location


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united kingdom XS883
Fleet Air Arm
Westland HAS.1, c/n WA263, f/f: ?
del Royal Navy as XS883, 28/03/1966
w/o 23/01/1967.
united kingdom XS883
Fleet Air Arm
West Mediterranean Accident ( 23-jan-67 )
en route Malta from Gibraltar aboard HMS Hermes, 892Sq Sea Vixen ditched immediately following launch by catapult. Planeguard Wessex HAS.1 of Hermes SAR Flt/346-H on scene, was struck by part of the ship on 23 Jan 1967 and lost.

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