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  • Westland Whirlwind HAS.7


    This model is a version of Whirlwind



    c/n wa206


    Year 1958 to 1964




    Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa206 Register XL844 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1958. Aircraft history and location






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    XL844

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    feb58

    1958-02-12Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA206, ff: 12Feb58
    del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XL844, 17Feb58
    w/o Nov64, soc 13Nov64.
    HAS.7 824Sqn/336 and /S Jun 1958, replacing XK943 on unit strength. Damaged in landing accident 5 Jul 1958. To RNAY Fleetlands for repair. Returned to unit as /336 Sep 1958 until Apr 1959.
    820 Sq/295-R by Jan 1960 to Sep 1959
    737Sq/771 by Oct 1961
    771Sq/753-PO by Aug 1962 to Feb 1963 737 NAS
    1964-01AYEADE SAR Flt Oct 1963 to Centaur SAR Flt/977 until Nov 1964 Operation Nutcracker
    1964-11-03Boff Tanjung Sedili Accident ditched off HMS Centaur c 20nm NE of Tanjung Sedili off Malaysia east coast, on 3 Nov 1964 and w/o



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