Westland Whirlwind HAS.7


This model is a version of Whirlwind



c/n wa222


Year 1958 to 1963




Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa222 Register XL872 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1958. Aircraft history and location







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XL872

united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

1958-05-19Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA222, ff: 19May58
del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XL872, 28May58
w/o 25Apr63.
1963-04-25HAS.7 824Sqn/335-C Mar 1961, replacing XL879 on unit strength, until ditched and sank S of Mogadishu while operating from HMS Centaur on 25 Apr 1963.




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