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    c/n f.9605


    Year 1965




    Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9605 Register G-RIMM NZ3907 XT435 used by Royal New Zealand Navy ,Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1965. Aircraft history and location



    Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9605 Register G-RIMM NZ3907 XT435 used by Royal New Zealand Navy ,Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1965. Aircraft history and location
    By Steve Mills



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    XT435

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    oct65

    Delivered to RN as XT435 Oct 1965.
    1978-10-2121oct78 noted in store RNAY Wroughton
    Royal Navy HAS1 type
    to New Zealand

    NZ3907

    new zealand Royal New Zealand Navy

    1983

    1984-03-12ANZHB Accident To RNZN 1983. Crashed after engine failure at RNZAF Hobsonville 12 Mar 1984, suffering extensive damage. Repaired using spares from XS536 and XV622.
    3 Sq/Southland Flt by 1991. Operated in Bougainville for peacekeeping duties, when it was painted overall red and known as the Orange Sprat. Retired Apr 1998. Sold to Westlands. Became G-RIMM and flies painted as XT435.
    1997-04-2424apr97 asg to HMNZS Canterbury landing on HMS Beaver


    G-RIMM

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    mar99

    1999-03from Mar99



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