Westland Wessex HU.5

This model is a version of Wessex

c/n wa298

Year 1966 to 1982

Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa298 Register XT476 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1966. Aircraft history and location


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united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

1966-03-14Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA298, f/f:?
14mar66 del Royal Navy as XT476
w/o 25may82 with loss of Atlantic Conveyor, Falklands War
1978 845Sqn./VL-WS 845 NAS
1982-05-25ASouth Atlantic (AC)848Sq D Flt/WS, lost when ship was hit by Exocet missile 25 May 1982. Ship subsequently sunk under tow on 30 May. 848 NAS Operation Corporate

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