Aviation Photo #2230024 Westland Wessex HAS3 (WS-58) - UK - Navy

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A veteran of the Falklands conflit and one of the most famous as it was the helicopter stationed aboard the destroyer HMS Antrim. On 21st April 1982, she led two other Wessex HU.5 helicopters onto the Fortuna Glacier to drop Special Forces troops with orders to observe Argentinean positions at Grytviken making her the first in. Powered by a 1600shp Napier Gazelle 165 giving a top speed of 133mph (Canon 50D + Sigma 10-20 EX DC HSM)
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    Darren Wilson
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    Westland Wessex HAS3 (WS-58)
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    Yeovilton
    England
    United Kingdom
    January 31, 2013
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