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Sikorsky S-58 H-34 20
Sikorsky S-61 H-3 1
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Westland dragonfly 1
Westland Whirlwind 16


Westland Whirlwind Accidents


YearVersionC/N
1960 har.2 wa 99 UK XJ728 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA99, ff: 18Jan56; del Royal Air Force as XJ728, 01Feb56; w/o 20Jan60.
1960 har.4 wa107 UK XJ761 : w/o 27 Jul 1960, engine lost power, ditched and sank off Great Yarmouth, while with 228 Sq.
1960 has7 wa156 UK XK909 : 820 Sq /320 /Z Feb 1958; AHU Eglinton for 824 Sq May 1958
1960 has7 wa157 UK XK910 : w/o 11aug60 ditching. Pilot Lt Cdr Creasy, Observer Lt Cdr Frank Steel (CO 824 Sqn).
1960 has7 wa165 UK XK938 : HAS.7 824Sqn/335 Jan 1960 until ditched and sank off Malta on 18 May 1960, while operating from HMS Ark Royal.
1960 has7 wa169 UK XK942 : Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA169, ff: 20Sep57; del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XK942, 07Oct57; w/o 01Jul60.
1960 has7 wa211 UK XL849 : w/o 15feb60, I was the A/S air crewman when it ditched at 09:25 35 miles SW of Lands End. G Hewitt
1960 has7 wa212 UK XL850 : RNAY Fleetlands as part of HAS.7 engine modification programme by Nov 1958, 815Sq/302 Sep 1959 until ditched off HMS Albion in the Mediterranean 9 Feb 1960


1960 has7 wa213 UK XL851 : 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
1960 has7 wa236 UK XL897 : 815Sq/302-A (replacing XL850) Mar 1960 until ditched and sank while operating from HMS Albion on 10 Apr 1960
1960 has7 wa252 UK XM661 : 700(H)Sq May 1959, 737 Sq/774-PO by Oct 1959 ditched and sank off Portland 4 Feb 1960
1960 has7 wa255 UK XM664 : Fleetlands store by Jan 1959, 700(H)Sq May 1959, 737 Sq/776-PO by Oct 1959 ditched and w/o, off Portland Bill 20 Jan 1960
1960 has7 wa287 UK XN307 : to HMS Ganges by Jul 1966, still there Dec 1968; scr. there by 1969 ?
1960 has7 wa293 UK XN313 : 814Sq/282-H by Apr 1960, w/o Lough Foyle while operating from HMS Hermes 7 Oct 1960
1960 srs2 wa119 FR 8 000 121 : xfer ALAT as 8 000 121, 03Mar56; Asgd GH N02 as AVJ, 03Mar56; xfer EA.ALAT as BAO, unk; w/o 26May60.
1960 srs2 wa189 FR 8 000 202 : del ALAT as 8 000 202, 06Feb57; asgd GH No1, 06Feb57; xfer GH No2, unk; suffered accident, unk; wfu: ??? TTH, 22Feb60.
    16 C/N found.


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