Westland Whirlwind HAS.7


This model is a version of Whirlwind



c/n wa280


Year 1959 to 1964






Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa280 Register XN300 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1959. Aircraft history





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united kingdom XN300
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA280, ff: 26Oct59
del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XN300, 09Nov59
w/o 14Jul64.
united kingdom XN300
Fleet Air Arm
Nov 1959 to 848 Sq / L-B
17 Jan 1962 crashed nr RAAF Pearce (damaged airframe recovered to RAF Tengah).
united kingdom XN300
Fleet Air Arm
ID Sebatik Island (South) Destroyed ( 20-jul-64 )
Konfrontasi
Oct 1963 to 846 NAS as /T-A at Sembawang
14 Jul 1964 emergency landing after tail rotor failed, in shallow water on the Indonesian side of Sebatik Island
20 Jul 1964 Demolished by a Royal Navy explosives team.


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