Westland Wessex HC.2

Registration: XR526
Country of origin: UK
Built: Yeovil, England, 1964
Manufacturer: Westland Helicopters
Constructor's Number: WA/148
Engine: One Bristol Siddeley Gnome turboshaft engine

Type: RAF Transport and Search and Rescue.

Note: RAF Transport Helicopter written off after a hard landing in 1970.

Details: First flew 24th August 1964. Delivered to RAF 23rd September 1964.

Written off from 72 Sqn after a hard landing at RAF Odiham on 27th May 1970.

Went to RAF Odiham as airframe 8147M, then RAE Farnborough before being sold off around 1972.

At Sherbourne as an instructional airframe from 1972 to late 1990s.

Arrived at the Helicopter Museum on 26th August 1999