Westland Whirlwind HAR.3

C/N wa 79

Built 1956 - Written off 1959 - Scrapped 1970

Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAR.3 Serial wa 79 Register XG584 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1956. Aircraft history and location

Aircraft History


united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

1956-03-23Westland Whirlwind HAR.3, c/n WA79, ff: 23Mar56
del Royal Navy FAA as XG584, 16Apr56
w/o 20Jul59
wfu as A2487, scr unk.
1957-05 A off Malden Islandto Warrior SAR Flt/994-J, Nov 1956 for Grapple deployment. Returned by Oct 1957. Operation Grapple
1959-07-20 B GBPTL 815Sq / 306 Feb 1959 until ditched in Portland Harbour 20 Jul 1959 815 NAS
1959-09 C RM Condor G I Airframe to Arbroath (A2487) by Sep 1959, SoC Oct 1959, still May 1960

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