Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa278 Register XN298 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1959. Aircraft history and location
Year 1959 Scr 2011
|Fleet Air Arm|
|1959-10-08||Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA278, f/f: 08Oct59|
del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XN298, 28Oct59
conv HAR.9, unk
wfu & donated to the RAF Millom Museum, Cumbria, 13Apr08.
|848 Sq / H-B Nov 1959 to Jul 1960 collided with XN305 / R-B at Sembawang|
846 Sq / X-A from May 1962 to late Jan 1963
Fleetlands store by Mar 1965
|1965-05||AEGFI|| Conv to HAR.9 |
Westland Whirlwind HAR.9 to W-s-M for conv to HAR.9 May 1965.
|Lee SAR Flt/(8)10-LS by May 1973 named Faith by Feb 1975|
Wroughton store by May 1977
Yeovilton dump by Sep 1980.
|1978-10-21||BEGDT||RN: Whirlwind HAR.9 noted in storage at RAF Wroughton , coded 10|
|1982-12-14||CWinton||Playground to Linwood School playground by Dec 1982|
|1986-03||to Helicopter Collection Stoke-on-Trent Mar 1986|
|1989-01||DWarmingham||Stored ex Stoke-on-Trent, to Warmingham Jan 1989.|
|1990-05||EEuxton||G I Airframe G.I. Chorley Fire School May 1990, still Jan 1995, still Oct 2005|
|2008-04-13||FHaverigg||Exhibit to RAF Millom Museum 13 Apr 2008, still Apr 2010. Believed scrapped in 2011 when the Museum finally wound down.|