Wessex 60, ex G-17-1, to G-ASWI /H.84, to VR-BDS, to G-ASWI, to VR-BDS, to G-ASWI, UK C of A expired 27 Oct 1981.
Crashed 12 miles ENE of Bacton, Norfolk on 13 August 1981. All 2 crew and 11 passengers were killed
Following this accident on 13 Aug 1981 while returning from the Leman field to Bacton and the earlier one to G-ATCA, led to the withdrawal of the type from service with Bristow.
Westland Wessex Mk.60, c/n WA199, first delivered to Bristow Helicopters Ltd. in England as G-ASWI, 1964 displayed as H.84 at Paris Air Show, Le Bourget, 01Jun67 lsd Helicopter Rentals, Bermuda as VR-BDS, unk rtnd Bristow as G-ASWI, unk CofA canx, 1981.