Westland Wasp

C/N f.9676

Built 1967 - Written off 1984

Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9676 Register XT794 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1967. Aircraft history and location

Aircraft History


united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

d/d 5 Oct 1967
829 Sq Ashanti Flt/427-AS by Dec 1969, still May 1972, still May 1973, still Aug 1974, until Sep 1975
1972-03427 A LMML Visiting noted visiting RAF Luqa 829 NAS
1972-05-19427 B EGKB Air Day In static display at Biggin Hill Air Show 1972 829 NAS
1974-07-20427 C GBROYin flying display at Rosyth Navy Days 1974 829 NAS
829 Sq short term assignment as Aurora Flt/422 by late May / early Jun 1976
829 Sq HQ Flt by mid Jun 1976
829 Sq short term assignment as Eskimo Flt / 453 by Nov 1976 until corrosion discovered same month. To Fleetlands until c Oct 1977.
1979-07-22325 D EGDP22jul79 noted at Portland 829Sqn coded 325 Herald Flt 829 NAS
1984-04-13325 Accident 829 Sq/325 by Dec 1980
829 Sq 010 / Herald Flt/325 by Mar 1982, still July 1982
w/o 13 Apr 1984 with 829 Sq /325, ditched in sea following power loss, Ascension Island. 829 NAS
E off English Bay Accident w/o 13apr84 2 miles North East of English Bay, Ascension Island, South Atlantic following ditching aircraft never recovered

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