Westland Wessex HU.5

This model is a version of Wessex

c/n wa483

Year 1966

Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa483 Register XT761 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy) Royal Marines. Built 1966. Aircraft history

Westland Wessex HU.5 c/n wa483


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Fleet Air Arm
Wessex HU.5 d/d to RN 20 Oct 1966
845Sq/J-A by 1969
847 Sq/J-S by 1970
848Sq/VU by 1976
771Sq/521-CU by Mar 1982
847 Sq May 1982
845Sq D Flt May 1982 and airlifted to Ascension by Heavylift Belfast. Coded 845Sq /YP by Dec 1982 and returned to UK by Heavylift Belfast 19 Dec 1983
845Sq D Flt/YP still May 1984 RNAY Wroughton, to A2767 AES Lee-on-Solent 12 Apr 1988 still Jan 1993
to A2678 1993 still by Oct 1995
to HMS Sultan Gosport by Jun 1996 still summer 2005
To Fleet Air Arm Museum Historic Flight (ground use)
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Royal Marines
1969 847 Sqn Mar/Apr69 as /J
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Fleet Air Arm
NL Valkenburg ( 07-mar-74 )
07mar74 848NAS./VU-B
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Fleet Air Arm
UK RNAS Culdrose ( 24-jul-13 )     Culdrose Air Day 2013
24jul13 at RNAS Culdrose
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Fleet Air Arm
to Culdrose by Jul 2015

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