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YearVersionC/N
1961 107-ii 1 Boeing Helicopters N6671D : BV-107/II-1 prototype, c/n 1, reg N6671D, ff 24Oct60; retained by Boeing Vertol for civilian FAA certification trials; 219 total flight hours when suffered hard landing and burned, 11Nov61; w/o 27Nov61; airframe presumed scrapped.
1961 ab47g-2 222 Luftwaffe AS+389 : w/o 24.01.61 collision with AS+390
1961 ab47g-2 223 Luftwaffe AS+390 : w/o 24.01.61 Collision with AS+389
1961 ch-126 58-161 Royal Canadian Air Force (1945-1968) 9631 : del RCAF as H-34A 9631, 03Nov55; xfer 448 Sqn; fitted out with VIP interior circa 1957; xfer 111 Communications Unit, 1957; transported Princess Margaret during 1958 Canadian Tour; w/o 17Apr61, [also reported w/o 26Jun61].
1961 hr.3 wa/h/053 Fleet Air Arm WG722 : ff 16 Oct 1952, dd 9 Dec 1952 Gosport. To Malta in HMS Indomitable 12 Jan 1953, Hal Far SAR Flt/902-HF by May 1953.
Fleet Air Arm WG722 : To Zakynthos on HMS Bermuda, arr 15 Aug 1953 for earthquake relief. Departed area aboard HMS Theseus on 7 Sep.
Fleet Air Arm WG722 : RNAY Donibristle by Jul 1954; Albion SAR Flt by Jun 1955; Eglinton Stn Flt/962-GN by Jan 1956; RNAY Donibristle Jul 1958 (for conv HR.5).
Fleet Air Arm WG722 : Eglinton Stn Flt/918-GN by Oct 1958; 705Sq/530 by Sep 1960, w/o after forced landing near Helston 24 May 1961.
1961 qh-50a DS-1007 US Navy 001007 : Gyrodyne DNS-1 c/n DS-1007, ff?; del USN as DNS-1 001007 Nov60; having served for only 2 months, this aircraft was lost during OPTEVFOR evaluations aboard the USS HAZELWOOD (DD-531) at Key West, Florida on 27Feb61.
1961 h-21b B-129 US Air Force 53-4379 : USAF H-21B; w/o Jul61 during search mission in mountains NW of Denver, CO. Totally destroyed by impact. 55-4218 is preserved as this at the Lowry Heritage Museum/Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum.
1961 ch-25a 021 US Army Aviation 51-16592 : Piasecki PV-18, H-25A, cn21, ff:?; del US Army as H-25A 51-16592, unk
US Navy 147598 : xfer USN as HUP-3, 147589, unk; wfu & soc, unk
US Navy 147589 : xfer to USN 29apr58; w/o 24may61
1961 ch-25a 030 US Army Aviation 51-16601 : Piasecki PV-18, H-25A, cn30, ff:?; del US Army as H-25A 51-16601, unk
US Navy 147584 : xfer USN as HUP-3, 147584, unk; wfu & soc, unk
US Navy 147584 : xfer to USN 28apr58; w/o 6sep61
1961 ch-25a 032 US Army Aviation 51-16603 : Piasecki PV-18, H-25A, cn32, ff:?; del US Army as H-25A 51-16603, unk
US Navy 147598 : xfer USN as HUP-3, 147598, unk; wfu & soc, unk
US Navy 147598 : xfer to USN 24apr58; w/o 12sep61
1961 ch-25a 034 US Army Aviation 51-16605 : Piasecki PV-18, H-25A, cn34, ff:?; del US Army as H-25A 51-16605, unk
US Navy 147599 : xfer USN as HUP-3, 147599, unk; wfu & soc, unk
US Navy 147599 : xfer to USN 24apr58; w/o 11dec61
1961 H-34A SA.17 Armée de l'Air SA.17 : Sikorsky H-34A c/n 58-567; del as components to Sud Aviation, c/n SA.17, 15May57; del France Armee de lAir as SA.17, 15May57; to Helisa 58 to test sand filters, unk; accident 23May60; destroyed by fire, 27Aug61.
1961 H-34A SA.28 Armée de l'Air SA.28 : Sikorsky H-34A c/n 58-693; del as components to Sud Aviation, c/n SA.28, 02Oct57; del France Armee de lAir as SA.28, 02Oct57; w/o accident 15Jul61.
1961 H-34A SA.31 Armée de l'Air SA.31 : Sikorsky H-34A c/n 58-729; del as components to Sud Aviation, c/n SA.31, 15Nov57; del France Armee de lAir as SA.31, 15Nov57; [coded 37.F.1?, unk]; coded GV, unk; w/o accident 20Apr61.
1961 H-34A SA.61 Armée de l'Air SA.61 : Sud Aviation, H-34A, c/n SA.61; del France Armee de l'Air as SA.61, unk; w/o 24Nov61.
1961 H-34A SA.77 Armée de l'Air SA.77 : Sud Aviation, H-34A, c/n SA.77; del France Armee de l'Air as SA.71, unk; xfer EH 2/58, unk; w/o 04Mar61.
1961 H-34A SA.82 Armée de l'Air SA.82 : Sud Aviation, H-34A, c/n SA.82; del France Armee de l'Air as SA.82, unk; w/o 07Aug61.
1961 H-34A SA.87 Armée de l'Air SA.87 : Sud Aviation, H-34A, c/n SA.87; del France Armee de l'Air as SA.87, unk; xfer EH 1/58, 58-LR, unk; w/o 10Mar61.
1961 H-34A SA.94 Armée de l'Air SA.94 : Sud Aviation, H-34A, c/n SA.94; del France Armee de l'Air as SA.94, unk; xfer EH 1/58, 58-LI, unk; w/o 30Jun61.
1961 h-34a 58-398 Armée de l'Air SKY.398 : Sikorsky H-34A c/n 58-398; del France Armee de lAir as SKY.398, 08Jan57; w/o accident 18Sep61.
1961 h-34g.i 58-583 Luftwaffe AS+342 : Sikorsky H-34G.I, c/n 58-532, ff?; del W. Ger Luftwaffe as AS+342, 24Jul57, w/o 19Jan61.
1961 h-34g.i 58-854 Heeresflieger PB 214 : Sikorsky H-34G.I, c/n 58-854, ff?; del W. Ger Heeresflieger as PB+214, 18Apr58
Heeresflieger QB 468 : reser Herresflieger as QB+468, unk; heavily damaged 18Feb61, w/o 1961.
Heeresflieger PB+??? : w/o 18feb61
1961 HO4S-1 55-009 US Navy 125509 : Sikorsky S-55 c/n 55-009, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) East Hartford, CT, 29Dec50; del USN as HO4S-1, 125509, 05Jan51;
US Navy 125509 : soc 7dec51
US Coast Guard 5509 : USCG; ex 125509; w/o 29jun61 MA all killed
1961 HO4S-2 55-320 Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 55320 : HO4S-2; RCN d/d 19dec52; 1955 conv to HO4S-3; w/o 10jul61 ditched off the South Carolina coast. Crew recued by USS Van Vooris (DE 1028)
1961 HO4S-3 55-746 US Coast Guard 1310 : Sikorsky S-55 c/n 55-746, ff:?; del USCG as HO4S-3, 1310, 23Jul54.
US Coast Guard 1310 : w/o 25apr61
1961 HO4S-3 55-886 Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 55886 : HO4S-3; RCN d/d 25aug55; w/o 22sep61 crashed into trees near Aspen Cove, Newfoundland while ferrying fire fighters
1961 hss-1 58-203 US Navy 140138 : Sikorsky HSS-1, c/n 58-203, ff?; del US Navy as HSS-1 140138, 19Feb56; xfer HS-2, unk; w/o 11Jan61.
US Navy 140138 : From Flight Logbook of Ltjg Phillip W. Wolfe, pilot, HS-2: "DITCHED AT SEA DUE TO ENGINE FAILURE" Flight was a routine ferry mission to an aircraft carrier at sea. Engine shutdown at altitude. Autorotate to suface. Aircraft lost. 2 pilots, 1 crew chief, 1 pax (Navy doctor) safely rescued.
1961 hss-1 58-445 Aéronautique Navale SKY.445 : Sikorsky HSS-1 c/n 58-445, ff?; del France Aeronavale as HSS-1 SKY.445, 11Jan57; asgd 20 Flotille as 20.S.11, unk; xfer 31 Flotille as 31.F.6, unk; SHAA: "On 17Jan61, while with 31.F, was struck by rebel fire at Djebel Hamra. The subsequent explosion of onboard ammunition killed four."
Aéronautique Navale 445 : w/o 17jan61
1961 hss-1 58-611 Comando de Aviacion Naval Argentina 0407 : Sikorsky HSS-1, c/n 58-611, ff?; del Argentina Navy as 0407, 15Oct57; coded 2-HT-10; officially placed in service as 2-HP-1, 19Dec58; recoded 2-HP-406, crashed during rescue flight, 05Jun59; repaired & recoded 2-H-10, 1960; recoded 2-HT-21, unk; destroyed in pre-flight fire, 25Apr61.
1961 hss-1 58-874 US Navy 145672 : Sikorsky HSS-1, cn 58-874, ff:?; del USN as HSS-1, 145672, unk; redesig SH-34G, Oct62;
US Navy 145672 : w/o 18apr61 at NAWS China Lake. HSS-1N type
1961 hss-1 SA.131 Aéronautique Navale SA.131 : Sud Aviation HSS-1 c/n SA.131, ff?; del France Aeronavale as SA.131, 131, unk; xfer 32F, unk; w/o 06Jun61.
1961 hss-1n 58-1374 Marine Luchtvaartdienst 139 : Map BuNo 149132. w/o Moray Firth 25oct61
1961 hus-1 58-1176 US Marine Corps 148063 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-1176, ff:? del USMC as HUS-1, 148063, unk; redesig UH-34D, Oct62; xfer US Army as 55-5247, unk; xfer Air America as H-G, umnk; w/o Laos, 30May61.
1961 hus-1 58-459 US Marine Corps 143963 : Sikorsky HUS-1 cn 58-459, ff:?; del USMC as HUS-1, 143963, 08Feb57; soc 20Dec60, HMRL-163, Cubi Point, RP; xfer US ARMY as 55-5241, 20Dec60; xfer Air America as H-D, 20Dec60; lost in Laos 22Jan61.
US Army Aviation 55-5241 : xfer US ARMY as 55-5241, 20Dec60;
Air America H-D : xfer Air America as H-D, 20Dec60; lost in Laos 22Jan61.
1961 hus-1 58-489 US Marine Corps 143975 : Sikorsky HUS-1 cn 58-489, ff:?; del USMC as HUS-1, 143975, 21Mar57; sos HMRL-163, NAS Cubi Point, RP, 20Dec60; xfer US ARMY as 55-5242, 20Dec60; xfer Air America as H-C, 20Dec60; lost in Laos, 21Oct61.
US Army Aviation 55-5242 : xfer US ARMY as 55-5242, 20Dec60
Air America H-C : xfer Air America as H-C, 20Dec60; lost in Laos, 21Oct61.
1961 hus-1 58-490 US Marine Corps 143976 : Sikorsky HUS-1 cn 58-490, ff:?; del USMC as HUS-1, 143976, 21Mar57; soc HMRL-163, abd USS Bennington (CVS-20), 28Mar61; xfer US ARMY as 55-5259, 28Mar61; xfer Air America as H-H, 29Mar61; lost in Laos, 27Jul61.
US Army Aviation 55-5259 : xfer US ARMY as 55-5259, 28Mar61.
Air America H-H : xfer Air America as H-H, 29Mar61; lost in Laos, 27Jul61.
1961 hus-1 58-492 US Marine Corps 143978 : Sikorsky HUS-1 cn 58-492, ff:?; del USMC as HUS-1, 143978, 21Mar57; soc HMRL-163, abd USS Bennington (CVS-20), 28Mar61; xfer US ARMY as 55-5260, 28Mar61; xfer Air America as H-I, 29Mar61; lost in Laos, 19Apr61.
US Army Aviation 55-5260 : xfer US ARMY as 55-5260, 28Mar61.
Air America H-I : xfer Air America as H-I, 29Mar61; lost in Laos, 19Apr61.
1961 hus-1 58-517 US Marine Corps 144630 : Sikorsky HUS-1 cn 58-517, ff:?; del USMC as HUS-1, 144630, 10Apr57; soc HMRL-163, aboard USS Bennington (CVS-20), 28Mar61
US Army Aviation 55-5248 : xfer US ARMY as 55-5248 [paper s/n for transfer], 28Mar61
Air America H-K : xfer Air America as H-K, 29Mar61; lost in Laos 15May61.
1961 hus-1 58-713 US Marine Corps 145730 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-713, ff:?; del USMC as HUS-1, 145730, 04Jan58; xfer HMRL-163, unk; xfer on paper to US ARMY as 55-5253, abd USS Bennington (CVS-20), 28Mar61; xfer Air America as H-P, 29Mar61; lost in Laos, 09Aug61.
US Army Aviation 55-5253 : xfer on paper to US ARMY as 55-5253, abd USS Bennington (CVS-20), 28Mar61; xfer Air America as H-P, 29Mar61; lost in Laos, 09Aug61.
Air America H-P : xfer Air America as H-P, 29Mar61; lost in Laos, 09Aug61.
1961 hus-1 58-731 US Marine Corps 145732 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-731, ff:?; del USMC as HUS-1, 145732, 14Dec57; soc (admin) HMRL-163, aboard Bennington (CVS-20), 28Mar61;
US Army Aviation 55-5254 : xfer US ARMY as 55-5254 (paper s/n for transfer), 28Mar61;
Air America H-Q : xfer Air America as H-Q, 29Mar61; lost in Laos, 05Apr61.
1961 hus-1 58-770 US Marine Corps 145734 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-770, ff:?; del USMC as HUS-1, 145734, 26Jan58; soc HMRL-161, MCAS Futema, Japan, 20May61
US Air Force 60-6923 : xfer USAF as HH-34D, 60-6923, 20May61;
Air America H-W : xfer Air America as H-W, 25May61; w/o in Laos, 18Jun61.
1961 hus-1 58-837 US Marine Corps 145746 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-837, ff:?; del USMC as HUS-1, 145746, 29Mar58; xfer HMRL-163, unk; xfer on paper to US ARMY as 55-5258, abd USS Bennington (CVS-20), 28Mar61; xfer Air America as H-U, 29Mar61; lost in Thailand, 03Oct61.
US Army Aviation 55-5258 : xfer on paper to US ARMY as 55-5258, abd USS Bennington (CVS-20), 28Mar61; xfer Air America as H-U, 29Mar61; lost in Thailand, 03Oct61.
Air America H-U : xfer Air America as H-U, 29Mar61; lost in Thailand, 03Oct61.
1961 hus-1a 58-511 US Navy 144656 : Sikorsky HUS-1A, cn 58-511, ff:1957; del US Navy as HUS-1A, 144656, 25Jun57; xfer USMC, HMX-1 for testing, unk; xfer HU-1 at NAAS Ream Field, CA, unk; w/o 27Jun61


1961 s-58b 58-470 N862 : Sikorsky S-58B, c/n 58-470, ff?; del Humble Oil as N862, 19Feb57; sold Okanagan Helicopters as CF-LWC, unk; w/o 03Apr61.
Okanagan Helicopters CF-LWC : Okanagan Helicopters; w/o 03apr61 went missing between Hopedale and Goose Bay with the pilot and six passengers on board. After the long search was called off and quite a while later a local Inuit trapper noticed a coloured item just below the surface of a lake. This was the S-58, it had had a sudden engine failure and had gone in with no survivors
1961 s-58c 58-363 SABENA OO-SHK : Sikorsky S-58C, c/n 58-363, ff?; del to Sabena NV at the Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. plant, Bridgeport, CT, 10Oct56?; del to Sabena NV, Brussels, 24Oct56?; arrived at Brussel-Melsbroek, 07Nov56?; registered OO-SHK, Sabena NV, Brussels, 26Nov56?; w/o in service 05May61.
1961 S-60 60-001 Sikorsky Helicopters N807 : Sikorsky S-60, c/n 60-001, ff 25Mar59, reg N807; retained by Sikorsky for test, certification and demonstration flights to US military and civil operators; w/o in crash in Apr61.
N807 : 2011 being restored by the Connecticut Air and Space Center in Stratford, CT
1961 Saro P.531 s2/5267 Westland G-APNU : P.531 O/N built at Eastleigh, ff 20 Jul 1958. 1st prototype, with 400shp Turbomeca Turmo 603 derated to 325 shp. To UK Royal Navy for trials. Used by Westland as an aerodynamic prototype.
Fleet Air Arm XN333 : d/d 20 Oct 1959 as 2nd trials airframe, bird strike 11 Nov 1959 and recovered to HMS Undaunted; w/o 19 Jul 1961 during submarine detection trials with an experimental magnetic anomaly detector, west of Portland Bill, wreck recovered.
Fleet Air Arm XN333 : to Arbroath (A2519) by May 1962; Lee by Jan 1964; Middle Wallop fire dump.
1961 ah.1 S2/8440 Army Air Corps XP188 : AAC Westland Scout AH.1
Army Air Corps XP188 : w/o 19may61
1961 se3130 1254 marinen 02105 : 1254/C102 Hkp2 type, Marinen 2HD /105; w/o 31aug61
1961 se3130 1423 Aviation Légère de la Force Terrestre A07 : Belgian Army c/n 1423/C196; 09jun61 w/o
1961 se3130 1446 Heeresflieger PJ-333 : PA-139; w/o 28.05.1961
1961 se3130 1447 Heeresflieger PJ-331 : w/o 14.04.1961 Heuberg/Stetten
1961 se3130 1574 Heeresflieger PG-133 : w/o 12.07.1961 Kassel
1961 Sycamore 4 13146 Fleet Air Arm XD654 : Built as HR.51 at Filton. Delivered to RN 1954. To RAN October 1954.
Fleet Air Arm (RAN) XD654 : Ditched alongside RN HMS Hermes while operating from HMAS Sydney near the Cocos Islands and w/o 4 March 1961.
1961 Sycamore 4 13224 Royal Air Force XE322 : HR.14. Del RAF c Nov 1954; To 194 Sq.
Royal Air Force XE322 : w/o 20 Mar 1961, crashed in river in Malaya after aborted take off, while with 110 Sq
1961 Sycamore 4 13245 Royal Air Force XG500 : HR.14 ff Jan 1955, dd Feb 1955 JEHU-JHU/1 by Oct 1956
Royal Air Force XG500 : JHU / 1 participated in Suez action Nov 1956
Royal Air Force XG500 : Tail rotor failure on landing 14 Dec 1961, a/c abandoned in place nr Bender LZ, Somalia while with 225 Squadron.
1961 Sycamore 4 13375 Royal Air Force XG521 : HR.14 built at Filton. Del RAF Nov 1955
Royal Air Force XG521 : 118 Sq by Sep 1959
Royal Air Force XG521 : w/o 13 Oct 1961, crashed at RAF Aldergrove, while serving with 118 Squadron (replaced temporarily by XG544).
1961 Sycamore 4 13376 Royal Air Force XG522 : HR.14 built at Filton. Del RAF Dec 1955.
Royal Air Force XG522 : w/o 4 Apr 1961, crashed in Pahang State, Peninsular Malaysia, while attempting jungle take off, with 110 Sq.
1961 mk.52 13458 Bristol Aeroplane Company G-18-131 : HR.52 built at Oldmixon, del WGAF Feb 1959
Luftwaffe GB+117 : LTG 62 / GB+117; 1 LRS / CB+026; FFS-S / AS+319
Luftwaffe AS+319 : 17 Mar 1961 w/o during flight between Celle and Faßberg, crashed nr Hermannsburg.
1961 mk.52 13467 Luftwaffe BB+177 : HR.52 built at Oldmixon W-s-M, del WGAF Nov 1957; WSL 10 / BB+177; 3 LRS / CD+086; FFS-S / AS+324
Marineflieger SC+210 : coming from FFS S w/o
Marineflieger SC+210 : ex WGAF, to SNS / SC+210; w/o 25 May 1961
1961 uh-12b 546 Fleet Air Arm XB517 : ex USN 134736. d/d 3 Feb 1954 to RN. Strck off charge 23 Jul 1962. Scrapped (date ?)
Fleet Air Arm XB517 : w/o 01jun61
1961 has.1 wa 16 Fleet Air Arm XM835 : Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA016, f/f:?; del Royal Navy as XM835, 28/11/1960; w/o 03/05/1961; to instructional airframe as A2516, Arbroath, unk; scrapped at B. A. Taylors, unk.
Fleet Air Arm XM835 : Built as HAS.1, ff 11 May 1960, 700Sq 700H IFTU/509 by Jan 1961, crashed at Nare Point, Helford 3 May 1961.
Fleet Air Arm XM835 : Wreck to Culdrose. To AIU Lee (by road) by Jun 1961.
Fleet Air Arm XM835 : to Arbroath (A2516) from c 1962, still Jul 1968 and scrapped 1970.
1961 has.1 wa 20 Fleet Air Arm XM839 : Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA020, f/f:?; del Royal Navy as XM839, 23/03/1961; w/o 22/09/1961.
Fleet Air Arm XM839 : 700Sq(H)Sq/512 by Mar 1961, ditched and sank off Falmouth 22 Sep 1961, recovered to Lee for AIU. soc Oct 1961. Fleetlands dump by Aug 1965.
1961 has.1 wa 35 Fleet Air Arm XM876 : Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA035, f/f:?; del Royal Navy as XM876, 08/08/1961; w/o 27/11/1961.
Fleet Air Arm XM876 : ff 3 Aug 1961 as HAS.1. dd Aug 1961 RNAY Fleetlands, 819Sq/321 by Oct 1961.
Fleet Air Arm XM876 : ditched in N Atlantic during night exercise while temporarily embarked on USS Essex (CVS-9), with 819 Sq/321 on 27 Nov 1961.
1961 has.1 wa 36 Fleet Air Arm XM915 : Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA036, f/f:?; del Royal Navy as XM915, 04/09/1961; w/o 10/11/1961.
Fleet Air Arm XM915 : 700Sq(H) Sq IFTU/512 by Oct 1961 briefly, 819 Sq/321 by Oct 1961. Ditched and sank 10 Oct 1961.
1961 Westminster wa1 Westland G-APLE : ff 15 Jun 1958, registered as G-APLE 27 Feb 1959. De-registered 29 Sep 1960 and scrapped by Coley.
1961 har.1 wa 7 Fleet Air Arm XA867 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.1, cn WA5, f/f 31Mar54; del ROyal Navy as XA867 21Jul54; w/o 14Dec61.
Fleet Air Arm XA867 : to Protector Flt/940 by Aug 1961, until crashed and w/o, on Greenwich Island 14 Dec 1961.
1961 har.2 wa 96 Royal Air Force XJ725 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA96, ff:19Dec55; del Royal Air Force as XJ723, 03Jan56; w/o 11Oct61.
1961 har.2 wa108 Royal Air Force XJ762 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA108, ff: 01Mar56; del Royal Air Force as XJ762, 12Apr56; conv HAR.10, unk; w/o 11Jan61.
Royal Air Force XJ762 : On load to de Havilland to be re-engined with single prototype Gnome H.1000 and ff as such during Mar 1959.
1961 har.2 wa111 Royal Air Force XJ765 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA111, ff: 16Mar56; del Royal Air Force as XJ765, 12Apr56; w/o 01Jun61.
Royal Air Force XJ765 : JEHU/8 by 1956, JHU/8 by Oct 1956, Suez assault 6 Nov 1956
1961 har.2 wa152 Royal Air Force XL113 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA152, ff: 16Nov56; del Royal Air Force as XL113, 10Dec56; w/o 05Aug61.
1961 har3 wa 67 Fleet Air Arm XG572 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.3, c/n WA67, ff: 09Sep55; del Royal Navy FAA as XG572, 14Sep55; w/o 28Nov61; scr Culdrose, UK, unk.
1961 har3 wa 73 Fleet Air Arm XG578 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.3, c/n WA73, ff: 29Mar56; del Royal Navy FAA as XG576, 16Apr56; w/o 07Dec61; b/u for spares, unk.
1961 har3 wa 75 Fleet Air Arm XG580 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.3, c/n WA75, ff: 24Oct55; del Royal Navy FAA as XG580, 02Nov55; w/o 27Apr61.
1961 has7 wa216 Fleet Air Arm XL854 : Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA216, ff: 17Apr58; del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XL854, 30Apr58; w/o 05Sep61.
1961 has7 wa223 Fleet Air Arm XL873 : Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA223, ff: 23May58; del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XL873, 03Jun58; w/o 31Jul61.
1961 has7 wa226 Fleet Air Arm XL876 : Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA226, ff: 26Jun58; del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XL876, 03Jul58; w/o 20Mar61.
1961 has7 wa229 Fleet Air Arm XL879 : Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA229, ff: 20Jul58; del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XL879, 01Aug58; w/o 10Mar61.
Fleet Air Arm XL879 : HAS.7 824Sqn/335 Jul 1960, replacing XK938 on unit strength, until crashed near Predannack on 10 Mar 1961.
Fleet Air Arm XL879 : wreckage to RNEC Manadon. Burnt during 1990 at an Open Day.
1961 has7 wa261 Fleet Air Arm XM683 : Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA261, ff: 18Feb59; del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XM683, 14Apr59; w/o 26May61.
Fleet Air Arm XM683 : Jan 1960 to 848 Sq / T-B at Sembawang; ditched off HMS Bulwark while operating off Borneo 26 May 1961
1961 has7 wa272 Fleet Air Arm XN260 : Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA272, ff: 24Aug59; del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XN260, 21Sep59; w/o 01May61.
1961 has7 wa281 Fleet Air Arm XN301 : Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA281, ff: 06Nov59; del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XN301, 30Nov59; w/o 21Nov61.
Fleet Air Arm XN301 : Jan 1960 to 848 Sq / M-B; 21 Nov 1961 ditched off HMS Bulwark during a formation landing, whilst in Hong Kong Harbour
1961 has7 wa283 Fleet Air Arm XN303 : Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA283, ff: 15Dec59; del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XN303, 27Jan60; w/o 20Apr61.
Fleet Air Arm XN303 : HAS.7 824Sqn/333-R Feb 1960, replacing XL849 on unit strength, /333-C from Apr 1961 until ditched and sank off Malta while operating from HMS Centaur on 20 Apr 1961.
1961 has7 wa292 Fleet Air Arm XN312 : Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA292, ff: 18Feb60; del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XN312, 14Mar60; w/o 03Feb61.
Fleet Air Arm XN312 : 814Sq/281-H by Apr 1960. Ditched and sank during approach to HMS Hermes, S of Hong Kong on 3 Feb 1961
1961 has7 wa303 Fleet Air Arm XN357 : Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA303, ff: 10Mar60; del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XN357, 15Mar60; w/o 07Feb61.
Fleet Air Arm XN357 : HAS.7 May 1960 to 719 Sq / 626, until ditched and sank c 12nm ESE of Torr Head, NI on 7 Feb 1961
1961 has7 wa313 Fleet Air Arm XN383 : Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA313, ff: 10Jun60; del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XN383, 27Jun60; w/o 16Jan61.
1961 srs.1 wa 32 UK Government XD207 : Westland Whirlwind Ser.1, c/n WA32, ordered by MoS as XD207, [ntu].
LN-ORL : del Hvalfangstselskapet Globus Norway as LN-ORL, 1954?; w/o 01Jan61.
    86 C/N found.


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