Westland Wasp

C/N f.9608

Built 1965

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

Aircraft History


united kingdom 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. 829 NAS
1972-07-17 A Coypool Accident turbine blades damaged during landing approach at Coypool 17 Jul 1972
829Sq Tartar Flt/477 by Nov 1973 still Dec 1974 still Jun 1976, 829Sq Juno Flt/465 by Nov 1977 (until c Mar 1981 ?)
1980-12 B Norton Heliport, Dartmouthtemporarily operating as Britannia Flt /465 (on loan from Juno Flt ?)but using an 895 callsign during Dec 1980 / Jan 1981, while XS535 undergoing maintenance.
1981-07 C EGDT Stored to Wroughton as A2704 by Jul 1981, soc 1984.
1984 D EDLJ G I Airframe G.I. Detmold by late , to AAC Hildesheim (fuselage pod only) Dec 1985.
1985-12 E EDVM BDRT fuselage pod only to Hildesheim Dec 1985 for BDRT

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