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) (Royal Australian Navy). Built 1963. Aircraft history and location


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australia N7-221
Fleet Air Arm (RAN)
Westland 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Withdrawn 31/12/89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.
1991 AU FAAM, Nowra Exhibit to Fleet Air Arm Museum, Nowra in Navy colours as N7-221/836.

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