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  • 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 RN (Royal Navy). Built 1965. Aircraft history and location


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    united kingdom 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.
    conv into Green Parrot and xfer 781Sqn, unk 781 NAS
    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. 781 NAS
    1982-02-19ARMB Bickleigh845Sq/V, visited RMB on 19 Feb 1982 845 NAS
    1982-05-08BEGDY Wideawake 845Sq /V, despatched via chartered Belfast C.1 from Yeovilton on 8 May 1982 to Ascension Island. Operation Corporate
    1982-05-14CGeorgetown RFA Tidespring embarked RFA Tidespring on 14 May 1982 at Ascension Island as 845Sq C Flt attrition replacement. Operation Corporate
    845Sq /(Y)V, still by Sep 1983
    damaged during heavy landing in Turkey 10 Oct 1983 to NASU Yeovilton. 845 NAS
    1984-05DEGDO G I Airframe to Predannack by May 1984 still Feb 1990, perished Predannack by Dec 1994.

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