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  • Westland Wessex Mk.60


    This model is a version of Wessex



    c/n wa199


    Year 1964 to 1981




    Helicopter Westland Wessex Mk.60 Serial wa199 Register VR-BDS G-ASWI G-17-1 used by Bristow ,Westland. Built 1964. Aircraft history and location






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    For G-17-1 see also:
        1951 S-55 c/n 55-016
        1956 hss-1 c/n 58-265
        1956 srs.1 c/n wa173
        1957 srs.1 c/n wa194
        1967 Wasp c/n f.9688
        1968 mk.60 c/n wa686
        1973 Commando c/n wa 782

    G-17-1

    united kingdom Westland

    ff 21 Jul 1965, registered G-ASWI by Sep 1965.

    G-ASWI

    united kingdom Bristow

    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
    1981-08-13Following 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.

    VR-BDS

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    1967-06-01Westland 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.



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