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  • Westland Whirlwind HAS.7


    This model is a version of Whirlwind



    c/n wa213


    Year 1958 to 1960




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






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    XL851

    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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