Westland Wessex HU.5


This model is a version of Wessex



c/n wa307


Year 1966




Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa307 Register XT485 used by Royal Marines Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1966. Aircraft history and location





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united kingdom XT485
Fleet Air Arm
d/d to RN 2 Jun 1966 as HU.5. 847 Sq/K-S by 1969
united kingdom XT485
Fleet Air Arm
jan71 Operation Epigram
847 Sq/K-ST by Dec 1970 (from RFA Stromness)
united kingdom XT485
Fleet Air Arm
848Sq/VT-A by Jun 1971, 848Sq/VT-B by sep 1971 still Sep 1974. 771Sq/522-CU by Sep 1979 still 1982, 772Sq A Flt/314-L by early Jul 1982, 772Sq/621-PO by Jul 1982 still May 1984 still Sep 1987, to AES Lee-on-Solent 23 Mar 1988 as A2769 still Jan 1993, A2680 by 1993 still Oct 1995, to AESS HMS Sultan Gosport /-PO by Jun 1996 still Jan 2000, still Apr 2007. 772 NAS
united kingdom XT485
Fleet Air Arm
07mar74 NL Valkenburg 848NAS./VT-B 848 NAS
united kingdom XT485
Fleet Air Arm
Named "Waldorf" (pic) after the old men on the Muppets. "Statler" was XT458
united kingdom XT485
Royal Marines
847 Sqn Mar/Apr69 as /K 847NAS


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