Westland Wasp



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 (Royal Navy). Built 1965. Aircraft history






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united kingdom XT435
Fleet Air Arm
Royal Navy HAS1 type
to New Zealand
united kingdom XT435
Fleet Air Arm
21oct78 noted in store RNAY Wroughton
new zealand NZ3907
Royal New Zealand Navy
Delivered to RN as XT435 Oct 1965. To RNZN 1983. Crashed after engine failure at RNZAF Hobsonville 1984, repaired. 
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.
new zealand NZ3907
Royal New Zealand Navy
24apr97 asg to HMNZS Canterbury landing on HMS Beaver
G-RIMM
from Mar99


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