Saunders Roe saro p.531



c/n s2/5267


Year 1958 to 1961






Helicopter Saunders Roe saro p.531 Serial s2/5267 Register G-APNU XN333 used by Westland Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1958. Aircraft history

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united kingdom G-APNU
Westland
P.531 O/N built at Eastleigh, ff 20 Jul 1958. 1st prototype, with 400shp Turbomeca Turmo 603 derated to 325 shp. To UK Royal Navy for trials.
united kingdom XN333
Fleet Air Arm
d/d 20 Oct 1959 as 2nd trials airframe, bird strike 11 Nov 1959 and recovered to HMS Undaunted. w/o 19 Jul 1961 during submarine detection trials, west of Portland Bill, wreck recovered. To G.I. Airframe A2519. Middle Wallop fire dump.


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