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 (Royal Navy). Built 1958. Aircraft history





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united kingdom XL896
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA235, ff: 25Sep58
del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XL896, 06Oct58
w/o 02Jun64, soc 14Jul64, scr, unk.
united kingdom XL896
Fleet Air Arm
Lee store Nov 1958, to Hal Far store Jan 1959, 814Sq/286-H by Dec 1960 (replaced XN307 on unit strength), sent back to UK from Far East Apr 1961 after repeated engine problems, 846 Sq/P-A by Aug 1962 to Dec 1962, Culdrose Stn Flt/912-CU by May 1963, crashed 2 Jun 1964 nr Mullion, soc Jul 1964.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1964


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