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  • Westland Whirlwind HAR.3


    This model is a version of Whirlwind



    c/n wa 73


    Year 1956 to 1961




    Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAR.3 Serial wa 73 Register XG578 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1956. Aircraft history and location






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    XG578

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    16Apr56

    1956-03-29Westland Whirlwind HAR.3, c/n WA73, ff: 29Mar56
    del Royal Navy FAA as XG576, 16Apr56
    w/o 07Dec61
    b/u for spares, unk.
    1956-08980-Z SAR Flt to HMS Albion SAR Flt as /980-Z by early Aug 1956.
    1957-11708-VAEGHFto 701 NAS C Flt by Nov 1957. 701 NAS
    1958-09AEGHFto 705 NAS by mid Sep 1958. 705 NAS
    1959-01302BEGAEto 815 NAS 815 NAS
    1959-08763CEGDPto 737 NAS by end of Aug 1959 737 NAS
    1959-12523DEGDRto 705 NAS by mid Dec 1959. Recoded /527 by Jun 1961. 705 NAS
    1961-12-07527 Accident crashed at Trenance Farm, nr Mullion. 705 NAS



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