Westland Whirlwind HAS.7

C/N wa213

Built 1958 - Written off 1960

Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa213 Register XL851 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1958. Aircraft history and location

Aircraft History


united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

1958-03-21Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA213, ff: 21Mar58
del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XL851, 10Apr58
w/o 06Apr60.
HAS.7 824Sqn/335-V and /A Apr 1958 until Apr 1959.
1960-04-06 Accident HAS.7 824Sqn/331-V Nov 1959. Ditched and sank while operating from HMS Ark Royal off Malta on 6 Apr 1960.
a/c was operating from HMS Ark Royal, 824Sqn. I have approx 30 hrs in this helicopter never on Victorious although the ditching did take as indicated

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