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  • Westland Whirlwind HAS.7

    This model is a version of Whirlwind

    c/n wa170

    Year 1957 Scr 1992

    Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa170 Register XK943 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1957. Aircraft history and location


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    1957-09-24Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA170, ff: 24Sep57
    del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XK943, 28Feb58
    wfu as A2653, unk
    reserialled as 8796M, unk
    scr Abingdon, Feb92.
    1958-05-29 Accident HAS.7 824Sqn/336 Apr 1958. Damaged tail in autorotation landing 29 May 1958
    To RNAY Fleetlands for repair.
    848Sq / S-B by Mar 1960 until Nov 1962, 848 Sq / B-CU by c Jan 1963
    Fleetlands store Jul 1963
    705Sq / 557 by Aug 1969 705 NAS
    1975-01AEGDT Stored Wroughton store by Jan 1975
    1975-11BEGHF G I Airframe To AES Lee (A2653) / 57 by Nov 1975
    open store at Lee by Oct 1980, still Nov 1982.
    1983-09CEGUD G I Airframe to Abingdon for BDRT /57 by Sep 1983 as 8796M
    scrapped Feb 1992.

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