Westland wessex

1963

Wessex HU.5


1963





Military transport version of the Wessex HC.2 for the Royal Navy.
The Wessex HU.5 was a development of the HAS.1, replacing its single Gazelle engine with a pair of coupled Gnome turbines (similar to the RAFs HC.2). The HU.5 introduced the AS.12 wire-guided, anti-ship missile and GPMG door guns. In 1964, the more powerful Wessex HU.5 replaced the HAS.1 as a Commando Support Helicopter. The HU.5 was itself replaced by the Sea King HC.4 between Dec 1979 - Oct 1986 as a Commando Support Helicopter. The HU.5 was re-tasked for Search and Rescue operations and was eventually withdrawn from RN service on 31 Mar 1988.


Organisations

From Organisation with model Wessex HU.5
1956
united kingdom Ministry of Defence (MoD)
    wessex 1956/??
1958
united kingdom Westland
    wessex 8 1958/80
1961
united kingdom Fleet Air Arm
    wessex 250 1961/88
1963
united kingdom Royal Air Force
    wessex 77 1963/03
1969
united kingdom Royal Marines
    wessex 32 1969/82
1973
bangladesh bangladesh biman bahini
    wessex 2 1973/94
Construction Numbers on database of Wessex HU.5

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Construction Numbers Help Us

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wa 2 1958 UK XL728 : has.1 Westland Wessex HAS.1 f/f 16sep58; conv to Mk.5 (hybrid+
UK XL728 : industrial airframe for engine development from 1958, w+
UK XL728 : RAE Farnborough by May 1971 still Sep 1972 still 1980 s+
wa152 1963 UK XS241 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA152, f/f: 31/05/1963; del R+
Sept 1968 at RAE Farnborough used to drop models of Jag+
prototype Wessex HU.5 f/f 31 May 1963, A&AEE Boscom+
wa153 1963 UK XS479 : f/f 17 Nov 1963, d/d 3 Dec 1963 to RN. 1st production H+
772Sq/623-PO noted visiting on 18 Mar 1982
UK XS479 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XF
847Sq /XF noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlanti+
wa154 1963 UK XS480 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA154, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
ff 21 Nov 1963. To Boscombe Down by Dec 1963, 700Sq 700+
846Sq/B-CU by Jul 1968, 845Sq/C-A by Jan 1970
845 Sq/C-B by May 1971. Damaged during tornado at RAF L+
845Sq/C-A by Sep 1972, 845Sq/C-H by Sep 1973, 846Sq/VZ +
jan79 confirmed coded B/V-T 846Sqn
w/o 25 May 1982 lost in South Atlantic as 848Sq/WQ when+
wa155 1963 UK XS481 : RN Wessex HU.5 f/f 28dec63, d/d 12dec63
displayed at SBAC Farnborough Airshow 16-22sep68 coded +
848Sq /C-B by 1969; 707Sq /WZ-CU by Sep71; 707Sq /WZ-VL+
771 Sq/522 on station with Sea King XZ591, off Gribbin +
wa156 1963 UK XS482 : 700V Sq/D by Jan 1964, 848Sq/D-A by May 1964. 707Sq/D b+
UK XS482 : /D-A at RAE Farnborough Apprentice School by Apr 1986. +
UK XS482 : RN in 1996 seen Manston preserved /A-D.; 2009 preserved+
wa157 1963 UK XS483 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA157, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
700V IFTU/E by Feb 1964, 848Sq/E by May 1964, 848Sq/E-A+
845 Sq/F-B by May 1971. Damaged during tornado at RAF L+
845Sq/F-H by Sep 1973. 846Sq/VH-B by Jul 1979.
845Sq /T, landed on RFA Resource at Rosyth on 2 Apr 198+
845Sq/T by Sep 1984 flying from HMS Fearless; To A2746 +
wa158 1963 UK XS484 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA157, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
771Sq uncoded noted visiting the Norton pad on 12 Nov 1+
wa159 1964 UK XS485 : Royal Navy Wessex HU.5C d/d 06feb64; scr Gosport, 2002
UK XS485 : 1992 Rebuilt at RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus; Was HC5C with 84+
UK XS485 : Noted as G.I with AESS at HMS Sultan, Gosport 28may99 n+
wa160 1964 UK XS486 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA160, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
848Sq/G Apr 1964, 707Sq/V-CU by Dec 1964, 707Sq/S-CU by+
embarked RFA Regent in Plymouth Sound on 17 Apr 1982 as+
embarked HMS Endurance on 17 Jun and departed for South+
848Sq A Flt/WW Apr 1982 to Jul 1982, 707Sq /WW by Jul 1+
wa161 1964 UK XS487 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA161, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
848Sq/H-CU by Jun 1964, 707Sq/U-CU by Jan 1965, w/o 7 A+
wa162 1964 UK XS488 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA162, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
707Sq/X-CU by Jan 1965; 707Sq/T-CU by Dec 1966, still J+
845Sq/E-H by Sep 1973; 20mar77 crashed 1 nm NW of Ose,+
Repaired at Weston by summer 1979; 772Sq/625-PO by Aug +
UK XS488 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XK
847Sq /XK noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlanti+
UK XS488 : 771Sq Aug 1982, RNAY Wroughton by Sep 1982; to 9056M, G+
2006 pictured (top) at HMS Sultan/Gosport
XS488 : 21sep13 at a residential address in Shropshire
UK XS488 : Airframe has been extensively patched during BDRT and t+
wa163 1964 UK XS489 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA163, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
07mar74 848NAS./VK-B
jan79 coded VL/WY 707NAS
wa164 1964 UK XS490 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA164, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
wa165 1964 UK XS491 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA165, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
Lee SAR Flt / 812-LS noted at Hurn 19 Jan 1982
Feb.2012 at the Capernwray Diving centre in the quarry +
wa166 1964 UK XS492 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA166, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
UK XS492 : RAF Wessex HU.5 on loan to RAF 2FTS at RAF Shawbury EGO+
wa167 1964 UK XS493 : RN HU.5 d/d 1964
dd May 1964, 848Sq/N by Jul 1964, NASU CU by Jul 1967, +
845Sq /F-B by Jun 1972; 845Sq /R-H by Sep 1973; 846Sq+
UK XS493 : Stored Vector Aerospace Fleetlands by 1990 still 2011.
wa168 1964 UK XS494 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA168, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
wa169 1964 UK XS495 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA169, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
ff 20 May 1964. RNAY Fleetlands by Jan 1965. 848Sq/Q-A +
848Sq D Flt/WP, lost when ship was hit by Exocet missil+
wa170 1964 UK XS496 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA170, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
RN Wessex HU.5 noted 21jul79 at HMS Daedalus RNAS Lee-o+
07mar74 848NAS./VR-B
wa171 1964 UK XS497 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA171, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
848Sq/S-A by Jan 1965, crashed and w/o 14 Dec 1965 afte+
wa172 1964 UK XS498 : Wessex HU5C. d/d to RN 1964, 848Sq/T-A by 1965, 845Sq,+
UK XS498 : 847 Sqn Mar/Apr69 as /C
UK XS498 : 31oct73 848Sqn./VC-B visit
jan79 confirmed coded VL/WQ 707NAS
848Sq /ZK landed on mv Astronomer in Plymouth Sound 7 J+
Returned via Devonport late July 1982 and transferred b+
02apr90 in my flying log as 84Sqn RAF Akrotiri
UK XS498 : To RAF 84 Sq /Joker by 1991
UK XS498 : to HMS Sultan (AESS Gosport) as G.I A2641; to Predannac+
XS498 : to Air and Ground Aviation, Hixon autumn 2000. Some par+
wa173 1964 UK XS499 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA173, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
dd Jun 1964, 707Sq/Z-CU by Dec 1964, Arctic trials aboa+
848Sq D Flt/WN, lost when ship was hit by Exocet missil+
wa174 1964 UK XS500 : Westland Wessex HU.5 del Royal Navy 27jun64; w/o 15jan7+
wa175 1964 UK XS506 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA175, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
UK XS506 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XE
847Sq /XE noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlanti+
Jun82 pictured in post-war maintenance at the Falklands+
wa176 1964 UK XS507 : dd 27/08/1964, 707Sq/W-CU by 1965, still Jun 1967 still+
Cat 4 damage 04Aug78 with airframe hours of 3132:05; Re+
UK XS507 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XU
847Sq /XU noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlanti+
UK XS507 : 847 Squadron Coded XU noted RNAS Yeovilton 07May82; 707+
UK XS507 : ex FAA Wessex HU.5. To 606Sq (Royal Aux AF) for Helico+
May 2011 pictured with 606 (Chiltern) Sq RAFR at RAF Be+
wa177 1964 UK XS508 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA177, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
706Squadron 21Oct64; 846Squadron coded VL 1976
22jul79 coded 517 with 772NAS
772Squadron coded 627.PO noted RNAS Portland 02Sep81; 7+
27Sep88 pictured at RNAS Lee-on-Solent a few months aft+
wa178 1964 UK XS509 : dd Royal Navy Sep 1964; 848Sq/G-A by Jan 1965 still Mar+
RNEC Manadon by Sep 1969 as A2597, until c Jun 1970.
returned to airworthiness at RNAY Fleetlands from Jul 1+
1979 707Sq VL/WP
UK XS509 : ETPS by Mar 1982 still May 1984 still 1990. Sold Feb 19+
25jul91 pictured as Wessex HU.5 ETPS at RAF Odiham duri+
13+14jun92 ETPS at ATI 92
NZ ZK-HVK : New Zealand private; w/o 12feb01 during logging operat+
wa179 1964 UK XS510 : RN; 05nov64 entered service with 848Sqn; 11Feb82 noted +
1976 AES Lee-on-Solent no main rotor gearbox. Used for +
20jun84 pictured as HU.5 type PO/626 with 772Squadron, +
29Sep88 noted RNAS Lee-on-Solent coded PO/626 with the +
Sep12 at Crowborough Training Camp, seen by Stuart Mart+
Aug15 at Marlborough training camp
wa180 1964 UK XS511 : 848Sq/VP-B by Sep 1973
07mar74 848NAS./VP-B
771Sq/825 Apr 1984.
RN in 1985 846Sqn./M
retired from 845 NAS Sep 1986
to A2750 Lee by 1987 still Oct 1995, still 1996
to HMS Sultan Gosport by Jan 2000
XS511 : To Tangmere Military Aviation Museum in 2005.
wa181 1964 UK XS512 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA181, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
FAA displayed at SBAC Farnborough Airshow Sep68 coded W
jan79 coded VL/WT 707NAS
848Sq D Flt/WT, lost when ship was hit by Exocet missil+
wa182 1964 UK XS513 : RN in 1985 846Sqn./E
jan79 coded B/V-P 846Sqn
wa183 1964 UK XS514 : RN; HU.5 type; Delivered 03Nov64; 845Squadron 06Jan69; +
845 Sq/M-B by May 1971. Damaged during tornado at RAF L+
UK XS514 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XA
847Sq /XA noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlanti+
UK XS514 : 1985 845Sqn /L
27Sep88 pictured as instructional airframe with the Ai+
wa184 1964 UK XS515 : built as Wessex HU.5 d/d 4 Nov 1964, 845Sq/Q-H by Sep 1+
UK XS515 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XB
847Sq /XB noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlanti+
UK XS515 : 1985 846Sqn /N
wa185 1964 UK XS516 : 845Sq/V-B by Aug 1966 still Sep 1968; 845Sq/U by Sep 1+
UK XS516 : 07may-24sep 1982 reactivated 847 NAS as /XD
847Sq /XD noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlanti+
UK XS516 : 1985 846Sqn /Q
16aug05 pictured at Predannack with plenty of battle da+

wa186 1964 UK XS517 : Royal Navy Wessex HU.5C d/d 1964; scr Gosport 2002
jan79 coded VL/WV 707NAS
07May82 noted RNAS Yeovilton coded WV of 848Squadron
31jul82 pictured coded ZC of 707Squadron at RNAS Yeovil+
UK XS517 : Apr90, asg 84Sq as an HC5C when I arrived there.
Became HC5C on 84 Sqn RAF in RAF Akrotiri and had a dia+
wa187 1964 UK XS518 : Westland Wessex HU.5C, c/n WA187, f/f:?; del Royal Navy+
UK XS518 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XP
847Sq /XP noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlanti+
UK XS518 : to RAF mid 1984. crashed into sea in Limassol Bay with +
wa188 1964 UK XS519 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA188, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
wa189 1964 UK XS520 : RN; 1985 846Sqn./F
jan79 coded B/V-O 846Sqn
at RN Fire & Rescue School Predannack since at least Au+
wa190 1965 UK XS521 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA190, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
apr79 coded 772NAS /PO-511
wa191 1965 UK XS522 : d/d 3 Feb 1965, 707Sq Olna Flt/347-ON Dec 1975 to Jan 1+
07mar74 848NAS./VJ-B
wa192 1965 UK XS523 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA192, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
RN Wessex HU.5 noted 21jul79 at HMS Daedalus RNAS Lee-o+
UK XS523 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XJ
wa270 1965 UK XT448 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA270, f/f: 17/02/1965; del R+
On a flight between NAS Jacksonville and Camp Lejeune w+
wa271 1965 UK XT449 : RN; 1985 846Sqn./C
d/d 8 Mar 1965, 845 Sq/H-B by May 1966 still Sep 1968,+
31may80 in static display Newbury Air Festival, Greenha+
845Sq/(Y)C damaged. Offloaded HMD Devonport, to Yeovilt+
845Sq E Flt/(Y)C embarked Intrepid 20 Apr 1982, 845Sq/(+
wa272 1965 UK XT450 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA272, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
conv into Green Parrot and xfer 781Sqn, unk
707Sq/U-CU by Jul 1965 still 1971, 781Sq/(818) by Jul 1+
845Sq/V, visited RMB on 19 Feb 1982
845Sq /V, despatched via chartered Belfast C.1 from Yeo+
embarked RFA Tidespring on 14 May 1982 at Ascension Isl+
845Sq /(Y)V, still by Sep 1983; damaged during heavy la+
wa273 1965 UK XT451 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA273, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
845 Sq/J-B by May 1971. Damaged during tornado at RAF L+
jan79 coded B/V-L 846Sqn
845 Sq/J, part of disembarking shuttle from HMS Invinci+
845Sq /J, despatched via chartered Belfast C.1 from Yeo+
wa274 1965 UK XT452 :
HU.5 built at Yeovil. d/d 4 May 1965. 707Sq/Q by Feb 19+
BD WA274 : ex UK RN XT452. In service late 1973. w/o 30 Sep 1976.
wa275 1965 UK XT453 : RN; 1985 /A 845Sqn
845 Sq/G part of disembarking shuttle from HMS Invincib+
27sep88 pictured coded A 781Squadron (ex 845Sqn) at RNA+
11Jul09 pictured (pic2) as winch demonstrator at Yeovil+
wa276 1965 UK XT454 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA276, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
845 Sq/L-B by May 1971. Damaged during tornado at RAF L+
wa277 UK XT455 : RN; 1985 846Sqn./U
27sep88 pictured coded U 781Squadron (ex 845Sqn) at RNA+
wa278 1965 UK XT456 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA278, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
707Sq/N by Aug 1965, 845Sq/N-B by Sep 1965 still May 19+
845 Sq/N by May 1971. Damaged during tornado at RAF Luq+
845 Sq/N-H by Sep 1973, Culdrose store by Jun 1976, 846+
jan79 coded B/VA 846Sqn
UK XT456 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XZ
UK XT456 : NASU VL in Nov 1983, to 8941M, G.I. Aldergrove. Aldergr+
wa279 1965 UK XT457 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA279, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
845Sq/C-B by Feb 1966 still May 1966, w/o 18 Oct 1966 w+
wa280 1965 UK XT458 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA280, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
10Apr76 noted HMS Hermes coded H/J of 845Squadron; 04Ju+
25jun82 pictured coded L/315 of 772Squadron C Flight na+
707Sq/Y-CU by Jul 1966, 707Sq/WY-CU by Jul 1971, 707Sq/+
Dec11 being refurbished at RNAS Yeovilton for display p+
wa281 1965 UK XT459 : Wessex HU.5 d/d 6 Jul 1965,  847 Sq/B-S by 1969, 846Sq+
UK XT459 : 847 Sqn Mar/Apr69 as /B
UK XT459 : 07mar74 848NAS./VB-B
845Sq /B, despatched via chartered Belfast C.1 from Yeo+
embarked RFA Tidespring on 14 May 1982 at Ascension Isl+
845Sq D Flt/(Y)B May 1982, to 845Sq C Flt/(Y)B Jun 1982+
845Sq/D by May 1983, crashed and w/o 7 Nov 1983 at Sete+
wa282 1965 UK XT460 : dd 7 Jul 1965; 845 Sq/A-B by May 1966; 845 Sq/T-H by S+
845 Sq/K, part of disembarking shuttle from HMS Invinci+
845Sq /K, despatched via chartered Belfast C.1 from Yeo+
RN; 1985 846Sqn./K
to A2744, A2668; scr. Lee-on-Solent Nov 1995
wa283 1965 UK XT461 : Wessex HU.5 dd 5 Aug 1965; to 845Sq/F-B by Oct 1965 sti+
1976 pictured (top) as 846Sq as /VA-VL as lifts off fro+
jan79 confirmed coded B/V-R 846Sqn
1980s, pictured (bot) as HU.5 type 771Sqd /CU-25 on re+
w/o 16 Oct 1987 with 771Sq/825-CU when ditched in Mount+
wa284 1965 UK XT462 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA284, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
845Sq/G-B by Oct 1965 w/o 20 Jan 1966 during a ground t+
to Fleetlands for spares recovery, cannibalised by 1967
wa285 1965 UK XT463 : Royal Navy Wessex HU.5 d/d 07sep65; to AEES Gosport fo+
dd 7 Sep 1965, 845 Sq/R-B by May 1966; 848 Sq/VS-B by +
to Fleetlands by Nov 1982, for conv to HU.5C for RAF
UK XT463 : RAF; 30mar93 pictured as HC type with 78 Sqn on the ram+
84Sq /Ace of Clubs by Mar 1985. Returned to UK Oct 1995+
1990-1993, worked on her, was not 78 Sqn but 84 Sqn
UK XT463 : to AESS Gosport by Oct 1996; to Predannack by Oct 1999.
XT463 : to Air and Ground aviation, Hixon autumn 2000
wa286 1965 UK XT464 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA286, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
jan79 coded B/VC 846Sqn
HU.5 845Sq/E-B by Nov 1965 still May 1966 still Sep 19+
845Sq /F, despatched via chartered Belfast C.1 from Yeo+
Assigned to 845Sq C Flt operating from RFA Tidespring f+
crashed on Fortuna Glacier, 22 Apr 1982 as 845Sq/(Y)F, +
wa287 1965 UK XT465 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA287, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
845 Sq/B-B by Feb 1966 still Jul 1969, 845 Sq/B-A by Ma+
845 Sq/B-B by May 1971. Damaged during tornado at RAF L+
845 Sq/B-H by Sep 1973 until c Aug 1975, 845 Sq/X-H by +
w/o 6 Mar 1979 as 846Sq/VU-B after hitting cables near +
A wire in Skarsteindalen area, 4 Nautical Miles South S+
R.I.P Leading ACMN Lyall Bradbury RN D07514K, Lt Bern+
wa288 1965 UK XT466 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA288, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
UK XT466 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XV
847Sq /XV noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlanti+
UK XT466 : to RNAY Wroughton Dec 1982; to 8921M 2 SoTT RAF Cosford+
to Whittington Barracks as Gate Gauardian late 2009, go+
wa289 1965 UK XT467 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA289, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
845Sq/G-B by Mar 1966 still Sep 1968. 781Sq by Feb 1970+
RN HU.5 noted 25jul79 at RNAS Culdrose Air Day coded 52+
771Sq /525-CU, participated in Fastnet Race rescue on 1+
771 Sq/525-CU visited RCH on 14 Dec 1981
UK 8922M : to RAF Gutersloh Jan 1987 (painted up as XR504 18Sq/BF +
UK XT467 : Everett Aero, Sproughton by Mar 2003 still Feb 2004
UK XT467 : Gunsmoke Paintball site Hadliegh Suffolk by Nov 2006 st+
wa290 1965 UK XT468 : Wessex HU.5 d/d to RN 31 Oct 1965,  847 Sq/H-S by 1969+
02dec68, I flew this airframe whilst appointed to 845NA+
UK XT468 : 847 Sqn Mar/Apr69 as /H
UK XT468 : 31oct73 848Sqn./VL-B visit
07mar74 848NAS./VL-B
845Sq/D, visited RMB on 19-20 Feb 1982
845Sq /D, despatched via chartered Belfast C.1 from Yeo+
Was airborne when mv Atlantic Conveyor was sunk by Exoc+
1985 772Sqn /LS-628
772Sq/628-PO by 1987; RNAY Wroughton, to AES Lee-on-Sol+
09apr07 pictured at Predannack airfield
wa291 1965 UK XT469 : RN Wessex HU.5; d/d Nov 1965,  848Sq/E-A; 847 Sq/E-S b+
UK XT469 : 847 Sqn Mar/Apr69 as /E
UK XT469 : Jun78 pictured (top) as 772Sq /PO-14 at Portland
UK XS469 : noted at RAF Brize Norton 15oct78 coded 514-PO with 77+
UK XT469 : 22jul79 still coded 514-PO with 772NAS
UK XT469 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XN
847Sq /XN noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlanti+
UK XT469 : to RAF as /8920M; 17jul92 pictured (bot) preserved at +
XT469 : 22nov13 Its on e-bay for £12500
Dec14 at Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight. Initially in a yar+
21sep15 is for sale on Ream Salvage for 11000,00£
21oct16 still at Isle of Wight. Local newspaper County +
wa292 1965 UK XT470 : Wessex HU.5 d/d to RN 6 Dec 1965,  847 Sq/G-S by 1970,+
UK XT470 : 847 Sqn Mar/Apr69 as /G
UK XT470 : jan79 coded B/VB 846Sqn
845 Sq/A, part of disembarking shuttle from HMS Invinci+
845Sq/(Y)A damaged (aboard HMS Fearless ?). Offloaded H+
845Sq/(Y)A, RNAY Wroughton, to AAC 7REGT Netheravon 10 +
wa293 1965 UK XT471 : Wessex HU.5 d/d to RN 19 Jan 1966,  847 Sq/F-S by 1969+
UK XT471 : 847 Sqn Mar/Apr69 as /F
reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XW
847Sq /XW noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlanti+
wa294 1965 UK XT472 : 845Sq/G-H by Sep 1973, 845Sq/(Y)M by Jul 1979, 847 Sq/X+
UK XT472 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XC
847Sq /XC noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlanti+
UK XT472 : 24jul93 pictured preserved at International Helicopter +
wa295 1965 UK XT473 : HU.5, RNAY Fleetlands Feb 1966, 707Sq by Sep 1972, 848S+
845Sq /A, despatched via chartered Belfast C.1 from Yeo+
Assigned to 845Sq C Flt operating from RFA Tidespring f+
w/o 22apr82 crashed on Fortuna Glacier as 845Sq/(Y)A, w+
wa296 1966 UK XT474 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA296, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
jan79 coded VL/X-E 845NAS
wa297 1966 UK XT475 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA297, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
jan79 707NAS coded VL/WN
UK XT475 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XG
847Sq /XG noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlanti+
wa298 1966 UK XT476 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA298, f/f:?; 14mar66 del R+
RN; 1978 845Sqn./VL-WS
848Sq D Flt/WS, lost when ship was hit by Exocet missil+
wa299 1966 UK XT477 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA299, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
Fitted with ski for trials by Feb 1969. Stored Fleetlan+
wa300 1966 UK XT478 : 707Sq/V by Jun 1966, 707Sq/WV-VL by May 1972. To Bangla+
BD WA300 : ex UK RN XT478. In service late 1973. wfu 1994.
wa301 1966 UK XT479 : Royal Navy Wessex HU.5 d/d Apr66; stored near Pafos, C+
707Sq / X-CU by May 1966
Nov 1971 emergency landing at Lympstone after stbd engi+
707 Sq / X-VL by Jun 1972, 707Sq / WX-VL by Aug 1973.
Jan79 coded 707Sqn VL/WX
Feb 1980 emergency landing at Okehampton Camp after stb+
845 Sq/B, part of disembarking shuttle from HMS Invinci+
707 Sq / ZA by May 1982
UK XT479 : to RNAY Fleetlands for conversion to RAF HU.5C, until c+
Jan 1987 from RAF Wyton to Liverpool Docks for sea jour+
1993 84 Sqn RAF as HC5C with spade badge on tail, Akrot+
wa302 1966 UK XT480 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA302, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
737 Sq / 436-TP Tidepool Flt, visited HMS Drake on 17 M+
22jul79 coded 436-RS with RFA Resource
UK XT480 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XQ
847Sq /XQ noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlanti+
UK XT480 : Dec12 at Rednal, Shropshire. Part of a Paintballing Sit+
wa303 1966 UK XT481 : d/d 4 May 1966 as HU.5; 707Sq/Z by Jul 1971; 848Sq/VQ +
RN HU.5 noted 25jul79 at RNAS Culdrose Air Day coded 52+
UK XT481 : Transferred in from an 848Sq attrition reserve at Navy +
UK XT481 : 845Sq Garrison Det/XF Sep 1982, returned to UK Nov 1982+
wa304 1966 UK XT482 : d/d 5 May 1966 to RN as HU.5. To Culdrose 8 Jun 1966, 7+
RN HU.5 noted 25jul79 at RNAS Culdrose Air Day coded 52+
UK XT482 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XL
UK XT482 : 27sep88 pictured coded /ZM 781Squadron (ex 707Sqn) at R+
wa305 1966 UK XT483 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA305, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
jan79 coded VL/WU 707NAS
jan79 coded B/V-H 846Sqn
848Sq D Flt/WU, lost when ship was hit by Exocet missil+
wa306 1966 UK XT484 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA306, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
845 Sq/H visited HMS Raleigh on 2 Dec 1981
845Sq/H, visited RMB on 19 Feb 1982
845Sq /H, landed on RFA Resource at Rosyth on 3 Apr 198+
wa307 1966 UK XT485 : d/d to RN 2 Jun 1966 as HU.5. 847 Sq/K-S by 1969
UK XT485 : 847 Sqn Mar/Apr69 as /K
UK XT485 : 847 Sq/K-ST by Dec 1970 (from RFA Stromness)
848Sq/VT-A by Jun 1971, 848Sq/VT-B by sep 1971 still Se+
07mar74 848NAS./VT-B
Named "Waldorf" (pic) after the old men on the Muppets.+
wa308 1966 UK XT486 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA308, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
UK XT486 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XR
847Sq /XR noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlanti+
Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum from 2007; 13aug1+
wa309 1966 UK XT487 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA309, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
wa477 1966 UK XT755 : 848Sq/D-A by Aug 1967, 847Sq/D-S by 1969, 848 Sq/VD-A b+
UK XT755 : 847 Sqn Mar/Apr69 as /D
UK XT755 : 07mar74 848NAS./VD-B
UK XT755 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XX
847Sq /XX noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlanti+
UK XT755 : Yeovilton store by Aug 1982. 845Sq/V by Jun 1984, RNAY+
wa478 1966 UK XT756 : RNAY Fleetlands store 1966, 707Sq/WM-VL by Jul 1973 sti+
848Sq A Flt/WM by Apr 1982. Embarked RFA Regent 19 Apr,+
707Sq/ZJ by Oct 1982 still May 1984, to Lee-on-Solent a+
RN; 1985 707Sqn./ZJ
wa479 1966 UK XT757 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA479, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
dd to Fleetlands store 21 Jul 1966, NATIU 1973-1974, 84+
UK XT757 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XH
847Sq /XH noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlanti+
wa480 1966 UK XT758 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA480, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
into storage, 848Sq/VB-VL by Jan 1975, w/o 16 Jan 1976 +
wa481 1966 UK XT759 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA481, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
RN HU.5 noted 25jul79 at RNAS Culdrose Air Day coded 52+
UK XT759 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XY
847Sq /XY noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlanti+
wa482 1966 UK XT760 : Wessex HU.5 d/d 10 Oct 1966, 847 Sq/A-S by 1969, 846Sq/+
UK XT760 : 847 Sqn Mar/Apr69 as /A
UK XT760 : jan79 confirmed coded B/V-S 846Sqn
To RNEC Manadon as /418 on 25 Jun 1991.
To ETS-CU 6 May 1992, to AES Lee-on-Solent 16 Dec 1992 +
wa483 1966 UK XT761 : Wessex HU.5 d/d to RN 20 Oct 1966; 845Sq/J-A by 1969; 8+
UK XT761 : 847 Sqn Mar/Apr69 as /J
UK XT761 : 07mar74 848NAS./VU-B
24jul13 pictured at RNAS Culdrose
wa484 1966 UK XT762 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA484, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
09apr07 pictured still in her original RAE Bedford rasp+
14oct10 visited at Hanberger Hill, still paint ball sig+
wa485 1966 UK XT763 : Westland Wessex HU.5 d/d Royal Navy as XT763, 29nov1966+
Used Jan-Apr 1967 in a joint NARIU and 707Sq equipment +
845 Sq/T-B by May 1971. Damaged during tornado at RAF L+
Wroughton store by Apr 1972, 772Sq/515-PO by Jul 1976 s+
22jul79 coded 513-PO with 772NAS
wa486 1966 UK XT764 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA486, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
UK XT764 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XM
UK XT764 : RNSPT/PT by May 1972 still by Aug 1976, RNSPT/RN by Dec+
wa487 1966 UK XT765 : dd 8 Jan1967; 845 Sq/D-H by Sep 1973; 846 Sq/VN-VL by J+
1975 848 Sq VN HMS Bulwark
845 Sq/S, part of disembarking shuttle from HMS Invinci+
845Sq/S (replacing XT448, w/o), visited RMB on 19 Feb 1+
845Sq /S, despatched via chartered Belfast C.1 from Yeo+
RN; 1985 846Sqn./J
10jul10 pictured at RNAS Yeovilton Air Day 2010
as of 2011 transferred to Fleet Air Arm (FAA) Museum
wa488 1967 UK XT766 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA488, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
07mar74 848NAS./VE-B
22jul79 coded 512-PO with 772NAS
UK XT766 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XS
847Sq /XS noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlanti+
wa489 1967 UK XT767 : Westland Wessex HU.5 del Royal Navy 04feb67; w/o 03dec+
02feb80 pictured coded LS/811 of 781Squadron SAR Flight+
about 1976 noted RNAS Yeovilton coded OD/VR 846Sqd, RFA+
wa550 1967 UK XT768 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA550, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
UK XT768 : noted at the Westland factory, Yeovil - EGHG 12sep79 in+
wa551 1967 UK XT769 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA551, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
RN HU.5 noted 25jul79 at RNAS Culdrose Air Day coded 53+
771Sq/530-CU to Hope Cove, Devon as Rescue 77 to recove+
wa552 1967 UK XT770 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA552, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
781Sq by Apr 1969, to Fleetlands by Dec 1969 for VIP mo+
wa553 1967 UK XT771 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA553, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
jan79 coded VL/WR 707NAS
wa554 1967 UK XT772 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA554, f/f:?; del Royal Navy +
781Sq by Sep 1969, 781Sq/(829) by Jan 1971, 781Sq/(817)+
781 Sq, noted visiting Longroom on 1 May 1979
conv into Green Parrot/ Admirals Barge and xfer 781Sqn,+
photo http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/001026+


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