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  • Westland Wessex HU.5


    This model is a version of Wessex



    c/n wa489


    Year 1967 to 1984




    Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa489 Register XT767 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1967. Aircraft history and location



    Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa489 Register XT767 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1967. Aircraft history and location
    By Steve Mills


    Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa489 Register XT767 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1967. Aircraft history and location




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    XT767

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    1967-02-04Westland Wessex HU.5 del Royal Navy 04feb67
    w/o 03dec84 hit Portland harbour wall and crashed into sea, pilot killed
    1979-01-31about 1976 noted RNAS Yeovilton coded OD/VR 846Sqd, RFA Olmedia Flight
    31Jan79 noted RNAS Lee-on-Solent coded LS/811 of 781Squadron SAR Flight
    28Feb82 noted RNAS Portland coded PO/624 of 772Squadron
    w/o 03dec84 Portland harbour wall, sadly killing the Captain of RNAS Portland 772 NAS
    1980-02-02AEGHF02 coded LS/811 of 781Squadron SAR Flight at RNAS Lee-on-Solent 781 NAS

    1983-06-23AEGHF RNAS Lee-on-Solent (HMS Daedalus) of 772 Sq detached from Portland to operate the SAR flight. Now painted olive green post Falklands war.

    1984-08-25BHMNB Portsmouth Navy Days 1984 772 NAS / 624-PO displayed at Portsmouth Navy Days 1984 772 NAS



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