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 VH-BHL G-AVEW used by Bristow Australia Bristow Westland. Built 1967. Aircraft history and location







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VH-BHL

united kingdom Westland

Wessex Mk.60, test serial G-17-1
Westland Aircraft Ltd Jan/Jun 1967
Bristow Jul67-Apr68, to Australia as VH-BHL

G-AVEW

united kingdom Bristow

Wessex Mk.60, c/n WA562, del Bristow helicopters as G-AVEW, 1967.

VH-BHL

australia Bristow Australia

xfer Bristow Australia, as VH-BHL, unk
rtnd Bristow Helicopter, UK as G-AVEW, unk.
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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