Westland Whirlwind HAS.7


This model is a version of whirlwind



c/n wa229


Year 1958 to 1961






Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa229 Register XL879 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1958. Aircraft history

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united kingdom XL879
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA229, ff: 20Jul58
del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XL879, 01Aug58
w/o 10Mar61.
united kingdom XL879
Fleet Air Arm
HAS.7 824Sqn/335 Jul 1960, replacing XK938 on unit strength, until crashed near Predannack on 10 Mar 1961.
united kingdom XL879
Fleet Air Arm
UK HMS Thunderer Cockpit burnt ( 1990 )
wreckage to RNEC Manadon. Burnt during 1990 at an Open Day.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1961


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