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 and location


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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.
1979-07-2222jul79 noted at Portland 829Sqn uncoded 829 NAS
1983-05-27Aoff 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
1985-01BEGVN G I Airframe to instructional airframe 8826M at Brize Norton Air Movements School by 1985
1990-10 Dump to RAF High Wycombe by Oct 1990. Scrapped 1991.

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