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  • 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 Royal Marines RM ,Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1966. Aircraft history and location






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    XT755

    united kingdom 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.
    1974-03-07AEHVB 848NAS./VD-B 848 NAS
    Yeovilton store by Aug 1982
    845Sq/V by Jun 1984
    RNAY Wroughton 845 NAS
    1991-01-22BEGWN G I Airframe to 1 SoTT Halton as G.I. 9053M 22 Jan 1991 still Jul 1992.
    1996-01CEGB42 Scrapped To Phoenix Aviation by Oct 1993, scr. Bruntingthorpe Jan 1996.
    united kingdom Royal Marines

    847 Sqn Mar/Apr69 as /D 847NAS
    reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XX 847NAS
    1982-05-13DHMS Raleigh mv Atlantic Causeway 847Sq /XX noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlantic Causeway later that day for South Atlantic. 847NAS Operation Corporate



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