Westland Wasp

C/N f.9668

Built 1966 - Scrapped 1992

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

Aircraft History


united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

dd Jan 1967 to RN. 829 Sq Amazon Flt/320-AZ by Jul 1976, to A2726, scr. Portland 1992. 829 NAS
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)
1975-08-03 A EGDP Portland Dump 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
noted RNAS Portland fired dump coded -.441 829 NAS
1984-11-07 Accident 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

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