• de Havilland Aircraft, Hatfield. Delivered 18-Jan-1961 to Hawarden, Chester via Liverpool Docks. First flight, 06-May-1961.
• XP806 Delivered to Army Air Corps at AAC Centre Middle Wallop, Hampshire 15-May-1961.
Taken on charge by 6 Flight at Middle Wallop, Hampshire, 18-May-1961.
Accident: Middle Wallop. 13-Nov-1962. Category 3. Collision on landing. Port undercarriage seen broken off.
To Ministry of Aviation 09-Sep-1963.
To de Havilland Aircraft, (Location unknown) from 18-Oct-1963.
To 19MU St Athan, South Glamorga, Wales, 22-Jan-1964
To Detmold, Germany 01-Jan-1965 but returned to 9 MU St Athan, South Glamorgan on 02-Jun-1965
Taken on charge by 131 Flight, Royal Corp of Transport (RCT) Wildenwrath, Germany on 09-Aug-1965.
Flown to Aden to replace XP777 which had crashed 08-Dec-1965. It was flown to Akrotiri, Cyprus via Nice, Rome and Brindisi arriving on 23-Apr-1966. The crew included Maj J.N.W. Moss and Capt Morgan. It was then flown from Akrotiri to Aden commencing 24-Apr-1966 through Amman, Jordan and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, a distance of 1617nm and taking 17 flying hours, arriving at Falaise, Aden on 28-Apr-1966. The crew consisted of Capt JA Newby RCT and Lt. R F Grevatte-Ball, RCT.
Taken on charge by 15 Flight, 3 Wing at Falaise, Aden on 28-Apr-1966 until 13-Jun-1967.
Aircraft hit by small arms fire over Sheikh Othman The pilot was Sgt I L Cornall of the REME.
15 Flight moved to RAF Khormaksar by-07-Sep-1967 until 04-Oct-1967 to start the hand over to the South Arabian Air Force who were awaiting the delivery of their own Beavers.
The aircraft stayed in the Middle East and was taken on by 13 Flight when 15 flight returned to the UK. The aircraft, together with XP 774 and XP777 moved with 13 Flight to Sharjah in Oct-1967. It is understood two of the aircraft flew to the new location and the third was transported by Hercules. The flight joined with RAC/RA Air Troop Middle East and an infantry air platoon to form 13 Squadron on 01-Oct-1968.
The unit was re titled 668 Aviation Squadron on 01-Dec-1969 and was disbanded in Nov-1970.
Accident: Sharjah, Oman. 16-Sep-1970 .Crashed during take-off from Sharjah, Oman after the tail hit bushes and suffered Category 4 or 5 damage when starboard elevator was torn off. It was returned to the UK by HS Andover XS642 and it languished at 70 Aircraft Workshops, REME, Middle Wallop, during 1970 & 1971 and then Hawker Siddeley Aircraft (HAS) at Hawarden, Chester for rebuild. This was abandoned and the aircraft was struck off charge on 04-Mar-1971. Parts were used with XP815 (crashed 09-Sep-1962) in making a virtually complete composite airframe, and later marked as XP822 with that aircrafts c/n plate.
To Princess Marina College Arborfield as an instructional airframe and later to Middle Wallop, Hampshire as a gate guard
Note: Seen in a dismantled state in open (in a hedge) at Cumbernauld Airfield for several years; seen by ISM 1995.
Note: Also stated that after Cumbernauld went to Tom Lund of Guam with Atlantic Aircraft Salvage being the brokers. To be checked.
• N450LA Loren L. Olsen, Cordova, AK. Regd 31-May-2007.