Westland Whirlwind HAS.7

C/N wa170

Built 1957 - Scrapped 1992

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

Aircraft History


united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

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
1975-01 A EGDT Stored Wroughton store by Jan 1975
1975-11 B EGHF G I Airframe To AES Lee (A2653) / 57 by Nov 1975
open store at Lee by Oct 1980, still Nov 1982.
1983-09 C EGUD G I Airframe to Abingdon for BDRT /57 by Sep 1983 as 8796M
scrapped Feb 1992.

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