Westland Wessex HU.5


This model is a version of Wessex



c/n wa283


Year 1965 to 1987






Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa283 Register XT461 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1965. Aircraft history



Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa283 Register XT461 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1965. Aircraft history


Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa283 Register XT461 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1965. Aircraft history
By Neil Randell






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united kingdom XT461
Fleet Air Arm
Wessex HU.5 dd 5 Aug 1965
to 845Sq/F-B by Oct 1965 still May 1966
845Sq/R-B by Jun 1969
846Sq/D-CU by Oct 1969 still May 1970
846Sq/XD by Jul 1971
846Sq/XD-VL by Jun 1972 still Sep 1973
Detached to Resource Flt/XD Dec 1973 and returned 846Sq/XD before Feb 1974
846Sq/VA by Aug 1976
845Sq/A-VL by Aug 1977
846Sq/VR-B by Oct 1978
845Sq/W by Jan 1982 still Apr 1984
771Sq/825-CU by May 1986 still Aug 1987
united kingdom XT461
Fleet Air Arm
1976 (top) as 846Sq as /VA-VL as lifts off from USS Austin (LPD-4)
united kingdom XT461
Fleet Air Arm
jan79 confirmed coded B/V-R 846Sqn
united kingdom XT461
Fleet Air Arm
1980s, (bot) as HU.5 type 771Sqd /CU-25 on rescue demonstration off St.Mawes Quey
united kingdom XT461
Fleet Air Arm
UK Trewavas Head Accident ( 16-oct-87 )
w/o 16 Oct 1987 with 771Sq/825-CU when ditched in Mounts Bay near Porthleven (Cornwall, UK) following engine failure.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1987


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