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  • Westland Whirlwind HAS.7


    This model is a version of Whirlwind



    c/n wa232


    Year 1958 to 1966




    Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa232 Register XL882 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1958. Aircraft history and location






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    XL882

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    1958-08-20Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA232, ff: 20Aug58
    del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XL882, 03Sep58
    w/o 16Nov66.
    815Sq/307 by Oct 1958 to Mar 1959, 814Sq/285-H by May 1960 to Jul 1960 (rejected due to engine problems)
    HAS.7 825 NAS/312-V Sep 1960, until Dec 1961 to 824Sqn.
    HAS.7 824Sqn/332-C Dec 1961, replacing XM667 on unit strength until May 1963.
    1966-11-16 Accident 771Sq/751 by Mar 1964, 829 Sq/514 by Jan 1965, ditched and w/o E of Portland 16 Nov 1966. 771 NAS



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