Westland Whirlwind HAS.7

C/N wa206

Built 1958 - Written off 1964

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

Aircraft History


united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

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
1964-01 A YEADE SAR Flt Oct 1963 to Centaur SAR Flt/977 until Nov 1964 Operation Nutcracker
1964-11-03 B off 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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