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    c/n f.9560


    Year 1963 to 1968




    Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9560 Register XS533 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1963. Aircraft history and location






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    XS533

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    12Sep63

    d/d 12 Sep 1963
    to 700Sq (W) / 995-CU by Sep 1963 and spent some time (without autopilot) aboard HMS Leander for trials
    Leander Flt / 479-LE by Mar 1964
    829 NAS HQ Flt by Apr 1968, Yarmouth Flt / 456 by mid Apr 1968.
    1968-11-15456 Accident w/o 15 Nov 1968 with 829 Sqdn, ditched in Lyme Bay while operating from HMS Yarmouth
    Wreck to AIU Lee-on-Solent
    to RNAY Fleetlands dump (still wearing /456) by Jul 1974, still Jul 1976. 829 NAS



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