Westland Dragonfly HR.3

C/N wa/h/053

Built 1952 - Written off 1961

Helicopter Westland Dragonfly HR.3 Serial wa/h/053 Register WG722 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1952. Aircraft history and location

Aircraft History


united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

ff 16 Oct 1952, dd 9 Dec 1952 Gosport. To Malta in HMS Indomitable 12 Jan 1953, Hal Far SAR Flt/902-HF by May 1953. 728 NAS
1953-08-15 A off Zakynthos Zakynthos To Zakynthos on HMS Bermuda, arr 15 Aug 1953 for earthquake relief. Departed area aboard HMS Theseus on 7 Sep. Great Kefalonia Earthquake relief
1958-07 B Donibristle HR.5 conversion RNAY Donibristle by Jul 1954
Albion SAR Flt by Jun 1955
Eglinton Stn Flt/962-GN by Jan 1956
RNAY Donibristle Jul 1958 (for conv HR.5).
1961-05-24 Accident
Westland Dragonfly HR.5 Eglinton Stn Flt/918-GN by Oct 1958
705Sq/530 by Sep 1960, w/o after forced landing near Helston 24 May 1961. 705 NAS

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