Westland Wessex HU.5


This model is a version of Wessex



c/n wa294


Year 1965






Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa294 Register XT472 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy) Royal Marines. Built 1965. Aircraft history






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Fleet Air Arm
845Sq/G-H by Sep 1973, 845Sq/(Y)M by Jul 1979, 847 Sq/XC May 1982, RNAY Wroughton, Netheravon, G.I. RAF Hullavington by 1987. pres. (rotorless) THM Weston-super-Mare by Mar 1996 /XC, still Feb 2000.
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Fleet Air Arm
To Helicopter Museum W-s-M, by 1987
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Fleet Air Arm
24jul93 preserved at International Helicopter Museum (IHM), Weston-Super-Mare
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Fleet Air Arm
UK Weston-super-Mare Reserve Collection ( 22-sep-18 )
22 Sep 2018 in open storage / XC, minus folding tail outside Helicopter Museum
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Royal Marines
1982 reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XC
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Royal Marines
UK HMS Raleigh mv Atlantic Causeway ( 13-may-82 )
Operation Corporate
847Sq /XC noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlantic Causeway later that day for South Atlantic.


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