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    c/n f.9597


    Year 1965




    Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9597 Register XT427 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1965. Aircraft history and location



    Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9597 Register XT427 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1965. Aircraft history and location
    Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9597 Register XT427 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1965. Aircraft history and location
    By Dave Taskis





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    XT427

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    dd 17 May 1965. 706W Sq/990-CU by Jul 1965
    829 Sq Hecate Flt/418 by Jun 1965
    Fleetlands store by Nov 1967
    829 Sq Jupiter Flt/443 by Apr 1969. 829 NAS
    1969-05-14ANorton Heliport, Dartmouth Accident damaged during heavy landing at Norton (Dartmouth) 14 May 1969, to Fleetlands for repair and held in storage until Dec 1969.
    829 Sq Eskimo Flt/453 by Jan 1970 until c Jun 1970
    829 Sq HQ Flt/502 by Aug 1971
    703 Sq/502 by Apr 1972 still Jul 1976 still Jul 1979.
    1979-07-2222Jul79 as /502 703Sqn Portland Open Day 703 NAS
    829 Sq/602 by Jan 1982
    829 Sq Rhyl Flt Apr 1982
    1982-05-20BAnchorage Delta mv Contender Bezant 829 Sq / 372 landed on mv Contender Bezant in Plymouth Sound, 20 May 1982 for South Atlantic. 829 NAS Operation Corporate
    1983-09-06Cc 9.5nm SW Portland Bill Accident 829 Sq HQ Flt/606 by Sep 1982 and ditched in sea 6 Sep 1983 while operating from HMS Apollo c 9.5nm SW of Portland Bill, following power loss on take off, recovered
    At AIU Lee-on-Solent by 9 Sep.
    1997-07-15DClodgey Lane15jul97 at Cornwall Aero Park, Helston, Cornwall (The Flambards Holiday Park)

    Preserved Cornwall Aero Park, Helston by Nov 1986 still (then Flambards) Aug 1994
    To FAAM Yeovilton 23 Apr 1999.
    2005-09-17EEGDY Yeovilton Air Day 2005 at RNAS Yeovilton. Fleet Air Arm Museum exhibit in 829 Sq HQ Flt marks. 829 NAS




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