Westland Dragonfly HR.3


This model is a version of dragonfly



c/n wa/h/086


Year 1953 to 1959






Helicopter Westland Dragonfly HR.3 Serial wa/h/086 Register WP501 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1953. Aircraft history





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united kingdom WP501
Fleet Air Arm
MT Hal Far ( feb-54 )
RN d/d Aug53
728Sq /903-HF Station Flt Hal Far by Feb54
728Sq /959 Station Flt Hal Far by Dec55
to RNAY Donibristle for conv.
united kingdom WP501
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Dragonfly HR.5
GL Davis Strait Accident ( 09-dec-59 )
701 Sq V Flt/705 on HMS Vidal by Feb 1958, ditched on take-off from HMS Vidal and sank 9 Dec 1959, 60nm W of Greenland.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1959


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