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 (Royal Navy). Built 1958. Aircraft history





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united kingdom XL844
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA206, ff: 12Feb58
del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XL844, 17Feb58
w/o Nov64, soc 13Nov64.
united kingdom XL844
Fleet Air Arm
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.
united kingdom XL844
Fleet Air Arm
820 Sq/295-R by Jan 1960 to Sep 1959
737Sq/771 by Oct 1961
771Sq/753-PO by Aug 1962 to Feb 1963
united kingdom XL844
Fleet Air Arm
YE Aden Harbour SAR Flt ( jan-64 )
Operation Nutcracker
Oct 1963 to Centaur SAR Flt/977 until Nov 1964
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Fleet Air Arm
MY off Tanjung Sedili Accident ( 03-nov-64 )
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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