Westland wasp



c/n f.9571


Year 1964 to 1976






Helicopter Westland wasp Serial f.9571 Register XS544 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1964. Aircraft history

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united kingdom XS544
Fleet Air Arm
d/d 06 Apr 1964. Zulu Flt/482 by May 1964
Fleetlands by Sep 1965
829 Sq HQ Flt /501-PO by Jun 1966
united kingdom XS544
Fleet Air Arm
UK Portland Accident ( 24-jun-69 )
tail rotor damaged on 24 Jun 1969 during ground handling accident at Portland, while XV629 was being moved
NASU Culdrose, then Fleetlands, then Lee-on-Solent for storage until c Dec 1972.
united kingdom XS544
Fleet Air Arm
829 Sq Yarmouth Flt / 456 by Feb 1973
united kingdom XS544
Fleet Air Arm
w/o 26 Aug 1976 with 829 Sq, crashed into Firth of Forth during a families day for HMS Yarmouth ships company.


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