Westland Wasp





c/n f.9594


Year 1965 to 1975




Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9594 Register XT424 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1965. Aircraft history and location





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united kingdom XT424
Fleet Air Arm
d/d 5 Mar 1965
Fleetlands store by Apr 1965
829 Sq Minerva Flt / 424 Sep 1968.
united kingdom XT424
Fleet Air Arm
19mar69 Operation Sheepskin
829 Sq Minerva Flt/424. Part of Operation Sheepskin in Anguilla from 19 Mar 1969. 829 NAS
united kingdom XT424
Fleet Air Arm
829 Sq Minerva Flt / 424-MV by Jul 1969
Fleetlands by Oct 1969 829 NAS
united kingdom XT424
Fleet Air Arm
04jun75 829 Sq Juno Flt / 465 by Apr 1970
829 Sq HQ Flt by Dec 1972
Juno Flt / 465 by Jun 1973. w/o 4 Jun 1975 with 829 Sq ditched in sea operating from HMS Juno, airframe recovered.
united kingdom XT424
Fleet Air Arm
08dec75 UK Fleetlands To RNAY Fleetlands 8 Dec 1975 for spare parts. Hulk still present by May 1977. Wreckage noted on dump at Fleetlands by 1978, gone by 1979.


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