Westland Wasp

C/N f.9733

Built 1969 - Written off 1983 - Scrapped 1991

Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9733 Register XV638 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1969. Aircraft history and location

Aircraft History


united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

ff 16 Sep 1969, d/d 3 Oct 1969. 845Sq/O by Mar 1971, 829 Sq Mohawk Flt/474-MO by Jul 1973, 829 Sq Diomede Flt briefly during Nov 1979.
1977-07-09474 A EGHD Airshow took part in Plymouth Airshow
1979-07-2222jul79 noted at Portland 829Sqn uncoded 829 NAS
1983-05-27 B off Natal off Tibau do Sul 829 Sq Achilles Flt/430 by Jan 1980 still Mar 1981, ditched in South Atlantic 27 May 1983 following engine surge, and airframe recovered by RFA Olna.
To AIU Lee-on-Solent Jun 1983 ?
to AETS Portland as GI by Feb 1984
1985-01 C EGVN G I Airframe to instructional airframe 8826M at Brize Norton Air Movements School by 1985, still Mar 1990
1990-10 Dump to RAF High Wycombe by Oct 1990. Scrapped 1991.

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