Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa258 Register XM667 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1959. Aircraft history and location
Year 1959 to 1972 Scr 1993
|Fleet Air Arm|
|1959-01-21||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.
|1959-02||AEGVF||Stored RNAY Fleetlands store by Feb 1959|
|HAS.7 824Sqn/332-R Nov 1959 until Nov 1961, to 825 NAS.|
|HAS.7 825 NAS/312-V Nov 1961, replacing XL882 on unit strength until Apr 1962.|
|1963-12||AEGVF|| Stored Shipped back to UK Nov 1963|
Reconditioned by Fleetlands by early 1964 after Far East service and into storage
| 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.
|1978-03||BEGHF||G I Airframe AES Lee, still as /56-CU (A2629) by Mar 1978, still Mar 1980.|
|1990||CEGDO||G I Airframe to Predannack by|