Westland Wessex HU.5


This model is a version of Wessex



c/n wa477


Year 1966 Scr 1996




Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa477 Register XT755 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy) Royal Marines. Built 1966. Aircraft history and location





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Fleet Air Arm
848Sq/D-A by Aug 1967, 847Sq/D-S by 1969, 848 Sq/VD-A by Jul 1971, 848 Sq/VM-VL by Jan 1975, Fleetlands store 1976, 771Sq/523-CU by Sep 1979 to Mar 1982, NASU VL, 847 Sq B Flt/XX by 13 May 1982, arrived on mv Atlantic Causeway in Falklands 1 Jun 1982 and returned to UK via RFA Engadine on 30 Jul 1982.
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Fleet Air Arm
NL Valkenburg ( 07-mar-74 )
07mar74 848NAS./VD-B
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Fleet Air Arm
Yeovilton store by Aug 1982
845Sq/V by Jun 1984
RNAY Wroughton
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1990
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Fleet Air Arm
UK Halton G I Airframe ( 22-jan-91 )
to 1 SoTT Halton as G.I. 9053M 22 Jan 1991 still Jul 1992.
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Fleet Air Arm
UK Bruntingthorpe Scrapped ( jan-96 )
To Phoenix Aviation by Oct 1993, scr. Bruntingthorpe Jan 1996.
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Royal Marines
1969 847 Sqn Mar/Apr69 as /D
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Royal Marines
1982 reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XX
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Royal Marines
UK HMS Raleigh mv Atlantic Causeway ( 13-may-82 )
Operation Corporate
847Sq /XX noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlantic Causeway later that day for South Atlantic.


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