Westland Wessex Mk.60


This model is a version of Wessex



c/n wa562


Year 1967 to 1969






Helicopter Westland Wessex Mk.60 Serial wa562 Register G-AVEW VH-BHL used by Bristow Westland Bristow Australia. Built 1967. Aircraft history





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united kingdom VH-BHL
Westland
Wessex Mk.60, test serial G-17-1
Westland Aircraft Ltd Jan/Jun 1967
Bristow Jul67-Apr68, to Australia as VH-BHL
united kingdom G-AVEW
Bristow
Wessex Mk.60, c/n WA562, del Bristow helicopters as G-AVEW, 1967.
australia VH-BHL
Bristow Australia
xfer Bristow Australia, as VH-BHL, unk
rtnd Bristow Helicopter, UK as G-AVEW, unk.
australia VH-BHL
Bristow Australia
Early 1969, caught fire during overnight stop on offshore rig (Glomar Tasman) Sparks from funnel got in to cockpit and burnt out top section of Heli down to engine firewall (which worked in reverse!). Heli returned to UK in box


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