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  • 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 RM ,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 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.
    to RNAY Wroughton Dec 1982
    to 8921M 2 SoTT RAF Cosford by Feb 1987 until c Dec 1991
    1993AWeeton G I AIrframe to Weeton Barracks for embark / deplaning training, until c 1996
    1997-12BHMS Sultan G I Airframe to A2617, to HMS Sultan Gosport /XV by Dec 1997 still Jan 2000, Apr 2007, Oct 2009.
    2009-11CWhittington Barracks Gate Guard to Whittington Barracks as Gate Gauardian late 2009, gone by Apr 2016.
    2017-12Dec17 at Spey Bay Salvage awaitng uplift to Morayvia for display in RN SAR colour scheme
    united kingdom Royal Marines

    reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XV 847NAS
    1982-05-13DHMS Raleigh mv Atlantic Causeway 847Sq /XV noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlantic Causeway later that day for South Atlantic. 847NAS Operation Corporate

    2018-08EMorayvia Exhibit at Morayvia, Kinloss and being repainted

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