Westland Whirlwind HAS.7


This model is a version of Whirlwind



c/n wa258


Year 1959 to 1972 Scr 1993






Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa258 Register XM667 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1959. Aircraft history





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united kingdom XM667
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA258, ff: 21Jan59
del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XM667, 02Feb59
w/o 26Apr72, wfu as A2629, perished 1993.
united kingdom XM667
Fleet Air Arm
UK Fleetlands Stored ( feb-59 )
RNAY Fleetlands store by Feb 1959
united kingdom XM667
Fleet Air Arm
HAS.7 824Sqn/332-R Nov 1959 until Nov 1961, to 825 NAS.
united kingdom XM667
Fleet Air Arm
HAS.7 825 NAS/312-V Nov 1961, replacing XL882 on unit strength until Apr 1962.
united kingdom XM667
Fleet Air Arm
UK Fleetlands Stored ( dec-63 )
Shipped back to UK Nov 1963
Reconditioned by Fleetlands by early 1964 after Far East service and into storage
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Fleet Air Arm
705 Sq /(5)56 by Aug 1966
26 Apr 1972, forced landing after engine failure just N of Culdrose still with 705 Sq. Returned to Culdrose, underneath Sea King XV661.
united kingdom XM667
Fleet Air Arm
UK Lee-on-Solent G I Airframe ( mar-78 )
AES Lee, still as /56-CU (A2629) by Mar 1978
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Fleet Air Arm
UK Predannack G I Airframe ( 1990 )
to Predannack by 1990


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