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





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united kingdom XL872
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA222, ff: 19May58
del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XL872, 28May58
w/o 25Apr63.
united kingdom XL872
Fleet Air Arm
HAS.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.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1963


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