Westland Widgeon



c/n wa/h/003


Year 1949 to 1967






Helicopter Westland Widgeon Serial wa/h/003 Register 510 5N-AGA G-ALIK G-APPS VP-TCM used by Nigerian Air Force Bristow Helicopters Nigeria Westland SABENA (Societe Anonyme Belge d Exploitation de la Navigation Aerienne) Bristow Bristow Caribbean. Built 1949. Aircraft history





  • Westland Widgeon c/n wa/h/003
  • Westland Widgeon c/n wa/h/003


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united kingdom G-ALIK
Westland
Westland
1953 features in Pathe Clip
belgium G-ALIK
SABENA
BE Melsbroek ( 1957 )
SABENA
1957 (top) at Melsbroek. The old terminal was on the North side of Brussels airport where the Cargo terminal is located. The maintenance was on the opposite side where the bottom photo was taken
1958 (bot) during leasing to Sabena at the Brussels World Fair
united kingdom G-APPS
Westland
Westland, ex G-ALIK. Originally built as a Dragonfly and was 1st conversion to a Widgeon, during early 1958. Re-registered as G-APPS Aug 1958. Sold to Bristow Helicopters.
united kingdom G-APPS
Bristow
Used for North Sea rig traffic contracts and later sent to Trinidad and Tobago as VP-TCM and then Nigeria for similar work. Re-registered as 5N-AGA in Nigeria in Nov 1958. Nigeria-Biafra war caused it to be overrun and used as a military machine.
trinidad and tobago VP-TCM
Bristow Caribbean
Trinidad and Tobago
nigeria 5N-AGA
Bristow Helicopters Nigeria
Bristow Nigeria
nigeria 510
Nigerian Air Force
reg during Biafra war was 510


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