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 (until c Mar 1981 ?)
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
UK Wroughton Stored ( jul-81 )
to Wroughton as A2704 by Jul 1981, soc 1984.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1984
united kingdom XT438
Fleet Air Arm
DE Detmold G I Airframe ( 1984 )
G.I. Detmold by late 1984, to AAC Hildesheim (fuselage pod only) Dec 1985.
united kingdom XT438
Fleet Air Arm
DE Hildesheim BDRT ( dec-85 )
fuselage pod only to Hildesheim Dec 1985 for BDRT


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