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  • Westland Wessex HU.5

    This model is a version of Wessex

    c/n wa302

    Year 1966

    Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa302 Register XT480 used by Royal Marines RM ,Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1966. Aircraft history and location


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    Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA302, f/f:?
    del Royal Navy as XT480, 04/1966
    to A2617, unk
    to A2603, unk
    pres. East Midlands Aeropark, unk.
    1967-03468-RGAEGDR707 NAS Regent Flt / 468-RG until at least May 1972. 707 NAS
    1973-12436-RGBEGDYRegent Flt / 436-RG by Dec 1973 707 NAS
    1978CEGDP1977- asg 772 NAS at RNAS Portland 772 NAS
    1979-05-17436-TPDHMS Drake772 Sq / 436-TP Tidepool Flt, visited HMS Drake on 17 May 1979 772 NAS
    1979-07-22436-RS22jul79 coded 436-RS with RFA Resource 772 NAS
    1980-06436-RGCEGDPassigned to RFA Regent by Jun 1980 772 NAS
    1982-10EEGDTafter service in Falklands with 847 NAS, to Wroughton until Dec 1990.
    1990-12FEGVF G.I. Airframe to Fleetlands as instructional airframe
    1995-03468-RGFEGVF Gate Guardian guarding the gate at Fleetlands, until Dec 2002.
    2012-12468-RGGRednal Paintball Dec12 at Rednal, Shropshire. Part of a Paintballing Site
    united kingdom Royal Marines


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

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