Westland Whirlwind HAS.7


This model is a version of whirlwind

c/n wa213


Year 1958 to 1960






Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa213 Register XL851 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1958. Aircraft history

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united kingdom XL851
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA213, ff: 21Mar58
del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XL851, 10Apr58
w/o 06Apr60.
united kingdom XL851
Fleet Air Arm
HAS.7 824Sqn/335-V and /A Apr 1958 until Apr 1959.
united kingdom XL851
Fleet Air Arm
HAS.7 824Sqn/331-V Nov 1959. Ditched and sank while operating from HMS Ark Royal off Malta on 6 Apr 1960.
united kingdom XL851
Fleet Air Arm
a/c was operating from HMS Ark Royal, 824Sqn. I have approx 30 hrs in this helicopter never on Victorious although the ditching did take as indicated


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