Westland Whirlwind HAS.7

This model is a version of Whirlwind

c/n wa251

Year 1958

Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa251 Register XM660 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1958. Aircraft history and location


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1958-11-20Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA251, ff: 20Nov58
del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XM660, 09Dec58
wfu, unk
pres Millom Museum, Haverigg, Cumbria, unk.
HAS.7 824Sqn/332 Feb 1959, replacing XL838 on unit strength until Apr 1959.
1974-08AEGHFto Navy Recruitment Unit at Lee by Aug 1974
1976-04BEGVFto Fleetlands by Apr 1976
1978-01CAlmondbankex, Fleetlands
on Gate at RNAY Almondbank /78, Jan 1978 to c early 1984

1984-09DEGNUto North East Aircraft Museum Sep 1984 until 1996.
1996-10EHaveriggto RAF Millom Museum, Oct 1996 until 2010. Last noted on a truck in Belgium (Jan 2012) - final destination Greece ?
2019-09-1919sep19 ocated in a private yard near Athens, Greece

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