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  • Westland Wessex HU.5

    This model is a version of Wessex

    c/n wa485

    Year 1966 to 1980

    Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa485 Register XT763 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1966. Aircraft history and location


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    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    1971-10-31ALMML Damaged 845 Sq/T-B by May 1971. Damaged during tornado at RAF Luqa on 31 Oct 1971. 845 NAS RAF Luqa tornado
    1979-07-2222jul79 coded 513-PO with 772NAS 772 NAS
    1980-05-22Westland Wessex HU.5 d/d Royal Navy as XT763, 29nov1966
    w/o 22may80 ditched Weymouth Bay, Dorset
    Used Jan-Apr 1967 in a joint NARIU and 707Sq equipment trial, 845 Sq/T-B by Jun 1968, 845Sq/T-A by Jul 1970 707 NAS
    Accident Wroughton store by Apr 1972, 772Sq/515-PO by Jul 1976 still May 1979, w/o 22 May 1980 with 772Sqd when ditched in Weymouth Bay following loss of transmission oil pressure. Wreck at Portland by Jul 1980. 772 NAS

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