Westland Wessex HU.5

C/N wa302

Built 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

Aircraft History


united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

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-RG A EGDR707 NAS Regent Flt / 468-RG until at least May 1972. 707 NAS
1973-12436-RG B EGDYRegent Flt / 436-RG by Dec 1973 707 NAS
1978 C EGDP 1977- asg 772 NAS at RNAS Portland 772 NAS
1979-05-17436-TP D HMS 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-RG C EGDPassigned to RFA Regent by Jun 1980 772 NAS
1982-10 E EGDTafter service in Falklands with 847 NAS, to Wroughton until Dec 1990.
1990-12 F EGVF G.I. Airframe to Fleetlands as instructional airframe
1995-03468-RG F EGVF Gate Guardian guarding the gate at Fleetlands, until Dec 2002.
2012-12468-RG G Rednal Paintball Dec12 at Rednal, Shropshire. Part of a Paintballing Site

united kingdom Royal Marines

reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XQ 847NAS 1982
1982-05-13 H HMS 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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