Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa170 Register XK943 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1957. Aircraft history and location
Year 1957 Scr 1992
| Fleet Air Arm |
|1957-09-24||Westland 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
|1975-01||AEGDT||Stored Wroughton store by Jan 1975|
|1975-11||BEGHF|| G I Airframe To AES Lee (A2653) / 57 by Nov 1975|
open store at Lee by Oct 1980, still Nov 1982.
|1983-09||CEGUD|| G I Airframe to Abingdon for BDRT /57 by Sep 1983 as 8796M|
scrapped Feb 1992.