Westland Whirlwind HAS.7


This model is a version of Whirlwind



c/n wa290


Year 1960 to 1973






Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa290 Register XN310 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1960. Aircraft history



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united kingdom XN310
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Whirlwind HAR.9
Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA290, f/f: 26Jan60
del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XN310, 09Feb60
conv HAR.9, unk
w/o 16Apr73.
united kingdom XN310
Fleet Air Arm
814Sq/284-H by Apr 1960 to Sep 1961, 846 Sq/Q-A from Jun 1962 to Dec 1962, 847 Sq/J-CU by May 1963, conv to HAR.9 at W-s-M Aug 1965
united kingdom XN310
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Whirlwind HAR.9
UK Solent Accident ( 16-apr-73 )
A&AEE Nov 1965, Hermes SAR Flt/335-H by Jan 1966, RNAY Fleetlands by Feb 1967, Lossiemouth SAR Flt/684 by Dec 1969, Lee SAR Flt/810-LS by Feb 1973, ditched and sank in Solent (1nm SW of Gilkicker Pt) 16 Apr 1973.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1973


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