Westland Whirlwind HAS.7

C/N wa271

Built 1959 - Written off 1969

Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa271 Register XN259 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1959. Aircraft history and location

Aircraft History


united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

1959-08-24Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA271, ff: 24Aug59
del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XN259, 04Sep59
w/o 03Aug69
wfu as A2604, unk, perished 1997.
1961-07 42 Commandio lift Feb 1960 to 848 Sq / A-B until c Oct 1962 848 NAS Operation Vantage
1970-03 A RM Condor G I Airframe AES Arbroath by Mar 1970
1978-03 B EGHF G I Airframe AES Lee, still as /518-PO (A2604) by Mar 1978
1984-03 C MoD Shoeburyness P At P&EE Foulness by Mar 1984. In v poor condition by Nov 1989.

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