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    c/n f.9579


    Year 1964




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



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



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    XS568

    united kingdom 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.
    1973-06AVRMGditched in Indian Ocean while operating from HMS Mohawk 5 Jun 1973. Airframe recovered and airfreighted back to UK via RAF Gan.
    1982-10-28 Accident 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).
    1990-03BEGVF G I Airframe At Fleetlands Apprentice School, wearing boom marked XS569.
    2006-08-06CHMS Sultan06aug06 as instructional aircraft at HMS Sultan/Gosport

    2014-07-18CHMS Sultan damaged fell off the back of a lorry near HMS Sultan, Gosport
    2018-09-15CHMS Sultan stored HMS Sultan RNAEES 441



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