Westland Wessex HU.5


This model is a version of Wessex



c/n wa272


Year 1965 to 1983 Scr 1994






Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa272 Register XT450 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1965. Aircraft history





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united kingdom XT450
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA272, f/f:?
del Royal Navy as XT4xx, 01/04/1965, perished Predannack by 07/1997.
united kingdom XT450
Fleet Air Arm
conv into Green Parrot and xfer 781Sqn, unk
united kingdom XT450
Fleet Air Arm
707Sq/U-CU by Jul 1965 still 1971, 781Sq/(818) by Jul 1972 still Apr 1979, 845Sq/(Y)V by Feb 1980, 845Sq C Flt/(Y)V by Apr 1982.
united kingdom XT450
Fleet Air Arm
UK RMB Bickleigh ( 19-feb-82 )
845Sq/V, visited RMB on 19 Feb 1982
united kingdom XT450
Fleet Air Arm
UK RNAS Yeovilton Wideawake ( 08-may-82 )
Operation Corporate
845Sq /V, despatched via chartered Belfast C.1 from Yeovilton on 8 May 1982 to Ascension Island.
united kingdom XT450
Fleet Air Arm
SH Georgetown RFA Tidespring ( 14-may-82 )
Operation Corporate
embarked RFA Tidespring on 14 May 1982 at Ascension Island as 845Sq C Flt attrition replacement.
united kingdom XT450
Fleet Air Arm
845Sq /(Y)V, still by Sep 1983
damaged during heavy landing in Turkey 10 Oct 1983 to NASU Yeovilton
To Predannack by May 1984, perished Predannack by Dec 1994.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1994


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