Westland Wasp

c/n f.9668

Year 1966 Scr 1992

Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9668 Register XT786 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1966. Aircraft history and location


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united kingdom XT786
Fleet Air Arm
dd Jan 1967 to RN. 829 Sq Amazon Flt/320-AZ by Jul 1976, to A2726, scr. Portland 1992.
united kingdom XT786
Fleet Air Arm
I was the Acmn on this airframe which was on HMS Dido from Jan 1980 to Dec 82. I was then stitched to serve on Ariadne for a month on XT 426 (Jan 82)
united kingdom XT786
Fleet Air Arm
UK Portland Heliport Portland Dump ( 21-nov-86 )
03Aug75, 24Jul76 and 24Jul77 noted RNAS Portland Air Days coded AZ.320 of 829 Squadron, HMS Amazon
06Oct81 noted RNAS Portland coded -.473of 829 Squadron, HMS Dido
14Feb84 noted coded -.441 of 829 Squadron, HMS Falmouth
21Nov86 noted RNAS Portland fired dump coded -.441
united kingdom XT786
Fleet Air Arm
829 Sq Falmouth Flt / 441-FM by Jul 1983. Damage to cabin roof equipment and rotor head off N of Scotland 7 Nov 1984. Airlifted off. To Portland by late Nov. Wroughton store by Feb 1985. Part GI, part dumped at Portland. Gone by Mar 1988
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1985

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