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    c/n f.9571


    Year 1964 to 1976




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






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    XS544

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    apr64

    d/d 06 Apr 1964. Zulu Flt/482 by May 1964
    Fleetlands by Sep 1965
    829 Sq HQ Flt /501-PO by Jun 1966
    1969-06-24AEGDP 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.
    1973-02829 Sq Yarmouth Flt / 456 by Feb 1973 829 NAS
    1976-08-26 Accident 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.
    1977-03AEGDP G I Airframe Mar 1977 used for ground training at HMS Osprey for a few weeks before being SoC.



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