last update June 30, 2002
photos of the
Westland Wasp Light Utility
and ASW shipboard helicopter .
Royal Netherlands Navy air wing (MLD): 12 Lynx
mk.1 ordered February 1966 from Westland Helicopters, delivered 15 November
1966 to 7 June 1967. Serrialed
235 to 246. One aircraft replacement delivered 18
April 1974, serialled 247.
Operated mostly from 'Van Speijk'
class frigates by 860 sqn, in the ASW role. Withdrawn 23
March 1981 and sold to Indonesian
photos taken of a Wasp
helicopter of the Netherlands Navy in a museum at Den Helder/ de Kooy;
(c) Meindert de Vreeze
this "235" Wasp is a former Royal Navy helicopter ( XT795 ) with a Dutch
Navy MLD scheme applied.
and at an air show..
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