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  • Westland Whirlwind HAR.3

    This model is a version of Whirlwind

    c/n wa 74

    Year 1955 to 1959

    Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAR.3 Serial wa 74 Register XG579 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1955. Aircraft history and location


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    1955-10-10Westland Whirlwind HAR.3, c/n WA74, ff: 10Oct55
    del Royal Navy FAA as XG579, 20Oct55
    w/o 21Apr59
    s.o.c. 15Jul59.
    1957-05Aoff Malden Islandto Warrior SAR Flt/993-J, Nov 1956 for Grapple deployment. Returned by Oct 1957. Operation Grapple
    1959-04-21815Sq/304 Jan 1959 until ditched off Portland on 21 Apr 1959. Airframe recovered but subsequently struck off charge.

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