Westland Wessex Mk.53

This model is a version of Wessex

c/n wa504

Year 1966

Helicopter Westland Wessex Mk.53 Serial wa504 Register 063 G-BGWT G-631 9G-631 used by Aviacion Naval Uruguaya (Uruguayan Navy) Bristow ghana air force. Built 1966. Aircraft history and location


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ghana ghana air force

Westland Wessex Mk.53, c/n WA504, ff?
del Ghana Air Force as 9G-631, 1966?
wfu 1975?
status unk.


ghana ghana air force

Wessex Mk.53 Delivered 1966 ?. Sold to Bristow as G-BGWT.


united kingdom Bristow

ex G-631. Became G-BGWT Aug 1979. De-reg Jan 1990 on export to USA and became N250HL of Hi-Lift Helicopters. Sold to Uruguayan Naval Air Service in 1991.
For 063 see also:
        105p c/n 6100
        Mi-6A c/n 741063
        ah-64a c/n PV862
        UH-1B c/n 936
        ah-64d c/n SN014
    1975 S-65C-3 c/n 65-409


uruguay Aviacion Naval Uruguaya

From Bristow Helicopters in part exchange for Navy SH-34J in Aug 1991. Fitted with auxilliary fuel tanks for longer endurance.

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