Westland Wasp





c/n f.9579


Year 1964




Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9579 Register XS568 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1964. Aircraft history and location






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united kingdom XS568
Fleet Air Arm
d/d 10 Jul 1964
771Sq/768 by Sep 1964
829 SQ HQ Flt/501 by May 1965
to Sembawang Sep 1967
829 Sq Dido Flt by Jun 1968
829 Sq Mohawk Flt/474-MO by Mar 1972.
united kingdom XS568
Fleet Air Arm
jun73 MV Gan ditched in Indian Ocean while operating from HMS Mohawk 5 Jun 1973. Airframe recovered and airfreighted back to UK via RAF Gan.
united kingdom XS568
Fleet Air Arm
28oct82 ditched in sea off Belize, following loss of power during hover 28 Oct 1982, recovered. 829 Sq Falmouth Flt/441 to Fleetlands as A2715, to A2637 G.I., Gosport (wears 441, 2001).
united kingdom XS568
Fleet Air Arm
jun06 UK HMS Sultan 06aug06 as instructional aircraft at HMS Sultan/Gosport
united kingdom XS568
Fleet Air Arm
18jul14 UK HMS Sultan damaged fell off the back of a lorry near HMS Sultan, Gosport
united kingdom XS568
Fleet Air Arm
15sep18 UK HMS Sultan stored HMS Sultan RNAEES 441


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