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  • Westland Wessex HU.5

    This model is a version of Wessex

    c/n wa270

    Year 1965 to 1981

    Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa270 Register XT448 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1965. Aircraft history and location


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    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA270, f/f: 17/02/1965
    del Royal Navy as XT448, 05/03/1965
    w/o 07/10/1981.
    1981-10-07 Accident On a flight between NAS Jacksonville and Camp Lejeune while with 845Sq /S on HMS Hermes, a section of tail rotor failed and the airframe ditched and sank.

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