Westland Wasp

C/N f.9561

Built 1963 - Written off 1972

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

Aircraft History


united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

1972-01-20 A 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.

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