Westland Wasp





c/n f.9661


Year 1966






Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9661 Register XT779 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy) Tentera Laut Diraja Malaysia (Royal Malaysian Navy). Built 1966. Aircraft history



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united kingdom XT779
Fleet Air Arm
dd 30 Jun 1966. To Fleetlands store by Aug 1966
829Sq Galatea Flt/452 by Feb 1971 until c Aug 1971
829Sq Brighton Flt/461-BR by Sep 1971 until c Dec 1971
829Sq Rothesay Flt/462-RO by Feb 1972 still Sep 1974 still Jul 1976
united kingdom XT779
Fleet Air Arm
829 Sq Active Flt/322-AV by Oct 1977. Damaged while landing on RFA Black Rover during storm off Belize 26 Jul 1984. Recovered and shipped back to UK.
united kingdom XT779
Fleet Air Arm
22jul79 829Sqn coded 332
united kingdom XT779
Fleet Air Arm
Operation Corporate
With 829 NAS 10may82, departed Plymouth embarked F171 HMS Active. Returned 03aug82
united kingdom XT779
Fleet Air Arm
829 Sq by Aug 1984 following repairs
829 Sq Yarmouth Flt / 456 by Jun 1985 until c Aug 1985
829 Sq HQ Flt / 600 by Feb 1986
to Wroughton by Apr 1986
malaysia XT779
Tentera Laut Diraja Malaysia
ex UK RN XT779. dd Aug 1992 to Malaysian Navy (for spares ?). RMN identity not known.


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