Westland Wasp





c/n f.9733


Year 1969 to 1983 Scr 1991






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





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united kingdom XV638
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.
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Fleet Air Arm
22jul79 noted at Portland 829Sqn uncoded
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Fleet Air Arm
BR off Natal off Tibau do Sul ( 27-may-83 )
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.
united kingdom XV638
Fleet Air Arm
To AIU Lee-on-Solent Jun 1983 ?
to AETS Portland as GI by Feb 1984
united kingdom XV638
Fleet Air Arm
UK RAF Brize Norton G I Airframe ( jan-85 )
to instructional airframe 8826M at Brize Norton Air Movements School by 1985
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Fleet Air Arm
to RAF High Wycombe by Oct 1990. Scrapped 1991.


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