Westland Wessex HAS.31


This model is a version of Wessex



c/n wa216


Year 1963






Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.31 Serial wa216 Register N7-216 used by Fleet Air Arm (RAN) (Royal Australian Navy). Built 1963. Aircraft history





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australia N7-216
Fleet Air Arm (RAN)
Westland Wessex Mk.31A, c/n WA216, f/f:14/03/63
del RAN as N7-216, 826, 29Apr63
On 08Jan85, with the Commanding Officer of 816 Sqdn, LCDR C. Mayo, (P), RAN & LEUT VEB Di Pietro(P), RAN, the aircraft conducted a search and subsequent rescue of a fisherman from rocks adjacent to Point Perpendicular, near Jervis Bay, NSW. Withdrawn 31/12/89
To Maritime Museum, Sydney, NSW, Displayed as 826.
australia N7-216
Fleet Air Arm (RAN)
AU National Maritime Museum Exhibit ( 2008 )
Preserved at Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney by 2008


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