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  • Westland Whirlwind HAS.7


    This model is a version of Whirlwind



    c/n wa235


    Year 1958 to 1964




    Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa235 Register XL896 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1958. Aircraft history and location






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    XL896

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    oct58

    1958-09-25Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA235, ff: 25Sep58
    del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XL896, 06Oct58
    w/o 02Jun64, soc 14Jul64, scr, unk.
    Lee store Nov 1958, to Hal Far store Jan 1959, 814 Sq / 286-H by Dec 1960 (replaced XN307 on unit strength), sent back to UK from Far East Apr 1961 after repeated engine problems,
    1964-06-02 Accident By Aug 1962 to 846 Sq / P-A until c Dec 1962
    Culdrose SAR Flt / 912-CU by May 1963, crashed 2 Jun 1964 nr Mullion
    soc Jul 1964. 846 NAS



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