Saunders Roe saro p.531



c/n s2/5270


Year 1958 to 1962






Helicopter Saunders Roe saro p.531 Serial s2/5270 Register XN334 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy) Westland. Built 1958. Aircraft history

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united kingdom XN334
Westland
P.531 O/N built at Eastleigh, to UK Royal Navy for trials.
united kingdom XN334
Fleet Air Arm
UK c 7nm SW Portland Bill SW of Portland Bill ( 04-mar-62 )
Delivered into RN service 6 Oct 1959 as 3rd trials airframe, aboard HMS Undaunted. 700Sq by May 1960, 771Sq/758 by Aug 1961. Ditched off Portland 4 Mar 1962 while operating from HMS Ashanti, wreck recovered.
united kingdom XN334
Fleet Air Arm
To Lee-on-Solent as G.I. Airframe A2525. Stored at RNAS Yeovilton by Aug 1978. (Short spell at The Helicopter Museum, Weston-super-Mare around 1983 ?) Arrived FAA Museum (Yeovilton) 22 Nov 1999. To its Cobham Hall storage site by Sep 2002.


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