Westland wasp



c/n f.9608


Year 1965






Helicopter Westland wasp Serial f.9608 Register XT438 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1965. Aircraft history

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united kingdom XT438
Fleet Air Arm
dd 7 Dec 1965 to RN. 829Sq Zulu Flt/442-ZU by Oct 1967 to c Nov 1969
829Sq Andromeda Flt/472 by Feb 1971 to c Jul 1973.
united kingdom XT438
Fleet Air Arm
UK Coypool Accident ( 17-jul-72 )
turbine blades damaged during landing approach at Coypool 17 Jul 1972
united kingdom XT438
Fleet Air Arm
829Sq Tartar Flt/477 by Nov 1973 still Dec 1974 still Jun 1976, 829Sq Juno Flt/465 by Nov 1977,
united kingdom XT438
Fleet Air Arm
UK Norton Heliport, Dartmouth ( dec-80 )
temporarily operating as Britannia Flt /465 (on loan from Juno Flt ?)but using an 895 callsign during Dec 1980 / Jan 1981, while XS535 undergoing maintenance.
united kingdom XT438
Fleet Air Arm
to Wroughton as A2704 by Jul 1981, soc 1984. G.I. Detmold by late 1984, to AAC Hildesheim (fuselage pod only) Dec 1985, fate?
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1984


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