Westland Wessex HU.5


This model is a version of Wessex



c/n wa289


Year 1965






Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa289 Register 8922M XT467 used by Royal Air Force Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy) Gunsmoke Paintball Everett Aero. Built 1965. Aircraft history



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united kingdom XT467
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA289, f/f:?
del Royal Navy as XT467, 10/1965
to Gutersloh, Germany for G/I as 8922M, 1987
to No.431 MU Bruggen, 1990
to Laarbruch, 1993
to RAF Odiham, 1996
to Bramley camp, unk
to Everett Aero, Suffolk, unk
to paintball park Hadleigh, Suffolk, 11/2006.
united kingdom XT467
Fleet Air Arm
845Sq/G-B by Mar 1966 still Sep 1968
781Sq by Feb 1970
707Sq/WY-VL by Jul 1972 still Sep 1973 still Sep 1974 still Sep 1975
Wroughton store by Aug 1976
771Sq/525-CU by Jul 1979 still Dec 1980
united kingdom XT467
Fleet Air Arm
UK RNAS Culdrose ( 25-jul-79 )
RN HU.5 noted 25jul79 at RNAS Culdrose Air Day coded 525-CU with 771NAS
united kingdom XT467
Fleet Air Arm
Rescue from Fastnet Yacht Race
771Sq /525-CU, participated in Fastnet Race rescue on 13-14 Aug 1979
united kingdom XT467
Fleet Air Arm
UK Treliske (North site) ( 14-dec-81 )
771 Sq/525-CU visited RCH on 14 Dec 1981
united kingdom XT467
Fleet Air Arm
848Sq D Flt by Jun 1982
To 8922M RNAY Wroughton by 1986.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1986
united kingdom 8922M
Royal Air Force
to RAF Gutersloh Jan 1987 (painted up as XR504 18Sq/BF by Jun 1987) for BDRT
to RAF Br├╝ggen by Jul 1990
to RAF Laarbruch by Jul 1993
to RAF Odiham as /BF. Odiham dump by Apr 1996.
united kingdom XT467
Everett Aero
UK Abbey Oaks Sproughton ( mar-03 )
Everett Aero, Sproughton by Mar 2003 still Feb 2004
united kingdom XT467
Gunsmoke Paintball
UK Benton End Benton End ( nov-06 )
Gunsmoke Paintball site Hadliegh Suffolk by Nov 2006 still Jul 2009 still Apr 2014


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