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  • Westland Wessex HAS.31


    This model is a version of Wessex



    c/n wa221


    Year 1963




    Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.31 Serial wa221 Register N7-221 used by Fleet Air Arm (RAN) RAN (Royal Australian Navy). Built 1963. Aircraft history and location






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    N7-221

    australia Fleet Air Arm (RAN)

    1963-04-29Westland Wessex Mk.31A, c/n WA221, f/f:23/05/63
    del RAN as N7-221, 831, 29Apr63
    With S/LEUT G. Dagleish and crew, ditched on take off from HMAS Melbourne due to engine failure, 05/05/67
    aircraft recovered, unk
    LEUT Costa(P)and crew experienced an engine failure at 6000ft and made an emergency landing at Durras Beach NSW, 25 June 1975.
    Withdrawn 31/12/89
    To Naval Aviation Museum, (now Australia's Museum of Flight), 1991.
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    1991AFAAM, Nowra Exhibit to Fleet Air Arm Museum, Nowra in Navy colours as N7-221/836.



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