Aircraft Photo of XL729 | Westland WS-58 Wessex HAS.1 | UK - Navy | AirHistory.net #351482
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:XL729
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-58
Aircraft Generic Type:Westland WS-58 Wessex
Aircraft Version:Westland WS-58 Wessex HAS.1
C/n (msn):WA3
Operator / Titles:UK - Navy
Location
City / Airport:CuldroseMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGDR   IATA: -   Local: -   Other: -
Event:Culdrose Air Day 1979
 
Photo Date:25 July 1979
Photo by:Chris England
Photo ID: 351482
Photo Comment

Used by the School of Aircraft Handling as A5241 from 1971, then for fire training. It had perished by 1980. This was the last of three pre-production Wessex, first flown on 6 October 1958.

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