Westland Wessex HU.5


This model is a version of Wessex



c/n wa288


Year 1965




Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa288 Register XT466 used by Royal Marines Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1965. Aircraft history and location





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united kingdom XT466
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA288, f/f:?
del Royal Navy as XT466, 19/10/1965
to No.2 SoTT Cosford as 8921M, 03/02/1987
to Weeton Barracks as A2617, Preston, 1992
to AESS Gosport, 1997
to Whittington Barracks, Lichfield, Staffordshire for display, 2009.
united kingdom XT466
Fleet Air Arm
to RNAY Wroughton Dec 1982
to 8921M 2 SoTT RAF Cosford by Feb 1987 until c Dec 1991
united kingdom XT466
Fleet Air Arm
1993 UK Weeton G I AIrframe to Weeton Barracks for embark / deplaning training, until c 1996
united kingdom XT466
Fleet Air Arm
dec97 UK HMS Sultan G I Airframe to A2617, to HMS Sultan Gosport /XV by Dec 1997 still Jan 2000, Apr 2007, Oct 2009.
united kingdom XT466
Fleet Air Arm
nov09 UK Whittington Barracks Gate Guard to Whittington Barracks as Gate Gauardian late 2009, gone by Apr 2016.
united kingdom XT466
Fleet Air Arm
Dec17 at Spey Bay Salvage awaitng uplift to Morayvia for display in RN SAR colour scheme
united kingdom XT466
Royal Marines
reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XV 847NAS
united kingdom XT466
Royal Marines
13may82 Operation Corporate
UK HMS Raleigh mv Atlantic Causeway 847Sq /XV noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlantic Causeway later that day for South Atlantic. 847NAS
XT466
aug18 UK Morayvia Exhibit at Morayvia, Kinloss and being repainted


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