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 G-17-1 G-ASWI VR-BDS used by Westland Bristow. Built 1964. Aircraft history





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united kingdom G-17-1
Westland
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
ff 21 Jul 1965, registered G-ASWI by Sep 1965.
united kingdom G-ASWI
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.
united kingdom G-ASWI
Bristow
Crashed 12 miles ENE of Bacton, Norfolk on 13 August 1981. All 2 crew and 11 passengers were killed
united kingdom G-ASWI
Bristow
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.
VR-BDS
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.


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