Westland Wasp





c/n f.9561


Year 1963 to 1972




Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9561 Register XS534 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1963. Aircraft history and location





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united kingdom XS534
Fleet Air Arm
20jan72 SH Georgetown off Ascension Island d/d 19 Oct 1963
to 700Sq (W) / 996-CU by Oct 1963 and spent some time (with autopilot fitted) aboard HMS Leander for trials
700W Sq Penelope Flt/184-PE Jan 1964, 829 Sq /454-PE Mar 1964, until Oct 1966
829 Sq Cleopatra Flt/463 by Oct 1968 (replacing ditched XT440)
829 Sq Scylla Flt/432 by Apr 1970 ditched and sank from HMS Scylla off Ascension Island 20 Jan 1972.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1972



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