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    c/n f.9663


    Year 1966




    Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9663 Register ZU-HAS G-KAWW NZ3908 XT781 used by Royal New Zealand Navy ,Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1966. Aircraft history and location






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    XT781

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    aug66

    ex G-17-6. dd Royal Navy Aug 1966
    845Sq/O-B by Aug 1966
    829 Sq Eskimo Flt/453 by Dec 1973 (after refit), ditched and recovered 28 Mar 1974 off Portland
    829Sq Ashanti Flt/427 joining the ship in Malta Oct 1975
    829Sq Charybdis Flt/431-CY by Feb 1976 until c Apr 1976
    829Sq Gurkha Flt/444 by May 1979
    RNAY Wroughton store by Aug 1980
    To RNZN 1983.

    NZ3908

    new zealand Royal New Zealand Navy

    sep83

    1985ANZWPRoyal New Zealand Navy 1983, ex XT781 from Royal Navy
    Retired Apr 1998
    Sold to Westland
    Became G-KAWW and flies from Swansea painted as XT781 /426
    Moved to North Weald still as G-KAWW and departed 1 Dec 2005 for South Africa, via Felixstowe Docks.

    G-KAWW

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    2002

    2002
    ex XT781,NZ3908
    2005 to South Africa

    ZU-HAS

    -

    dec05

    2006-06BFAVGAt Durban Virginia by May 2006, still Aug 2010
    2012-02CRichmond Stored Feb.2012 being hangared in Richmond Natal,S.A. until the owner decides what he wants to do with her



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