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 and location





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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
24jun69 UK Portland Heliport Accident 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
feb73 829 Sq Yarmouth Flt / 456 by Feb 1973 829 NAS
united kingdom XS544
Fleet Air Arm
26aug76 w/o 26 Aug 1976 with 829 Sq, crashed into Firth of Forth during a families day for HMS Yarmouth ships company.
Sep 1976 wreck to AIU Lee-on-Solent.
united kingdom XS544
Fleet Air Arm
mar77 UK Portland Heliport G I Airframe Mar 1977 used for ground training at HMS Osprey for a few weeks before being SoC.


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