Westland Whirlwind HAS.7

This model is a version of Whirlwind

c/n wa195

Year 1957 to 1958

Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa195 Register XL833 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1957. Aircraft history


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united kingdom XL833
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA195, ff: 15Oct57
del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XL833, 09Dec57
w/o 08Sep58, scr Arbroath, unk.
united kingdom XL833
Fleet Air Arm
YE Aden Harbour Accident ( 08-sep-58 )
845 NAS Whirlwind XL833/390/A suffered engine failure while storing HMS Bulwark and ditched in Aden inner harbour, 8 Sep 1958. Airframe recovered but jettisoned next day.

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