Westland Wessex


The helicopter Westland Wessex was a British version of the well known Sikorsky H-34. They were used both by the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force from 1961 to the early 1990s. Irs estimated that 382 were built between 1958 and 1970. Some were also exported to other countries. On the north side of Stoney Cove, the wreck of a Wessex helicopter rest today on a depth of approximately 20 to 22 meter.

Former names:
Westland Wessex

65,1 x 15,1 x f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
3,7 tons ( empty )
Yeovil ( UK )
( UK )

Picture: Westland Wessex helicopters (1968)
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Last updated: August 2019