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    c/n f.9588


    Year 1964 to 1981




    Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9588 Register XT418 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1964. Aircraft history and location






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    XT418

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    d/d 4 Dec 1964. 829 Sq Argonaut Flt/466-AT by Jun 1968 still Mar 1970
    RNAY Fleetlands by Jun 1970 marked as /452 by Sep 1970 but not released to Galatea Flt (?)
    829 Sq HQ Flt/501 by Jan 1971
    transferred to 703 Sq/501 Jan 1972, ditched off Portland and recovered by Sea King XV668
    RNAY Fleetlands by Oct 1972, RNAY Wroughton by Mar 1974, NASU Culdrose by May 1974 still Feb 1975, RNAY Wroughton by 11 Mar 1975 and /637 code applied
    temporarily issued as 829 Sq Scylla Flt/432 until Apr 1976
    at RNAY Wroughton by Mar 1977 as /637
    829 Sq Arethusa Flt/426 by Jul 1977 still Sep 1977
    829 Sq Endurance Flt/435-E by Jun 1978.
    1979-07-2222jul79 829Sqn coded 435 Endurance Flt 829 NAS
    1981-12-13ASt Andrews Bay Accident w/o 13 Dec 1981 while operating from HMS Endurance Flt/435-E, rolled over following beach landing on South Georgia. Stripped of parts and abandoned in place.



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