Westland Wessex

Wessex Mk.60

1964









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wa 53 UK G-APLF : Westland Wessex Mk.60, c/n WA053, ff?; del Bristow heli+
wa199 1964 UK G-17-1 : ff 21 Jul 1965, registered G-ASWI by Sep 1965.
UK G-ASWI : Wessex 60, ex G-17-1, to G-ASWI /H.84, to VR-BDS, to G-+
Crashed 12 miles ENE of Bacton, Norfolk on 13 August 19+
Following this accident on 13 Aug 1981 while returning +
VR-BDS : Westland Wessex Mk.60, c/n WA199, first delivered to Br+
wa460 1965 UK G-ATBY : Westland Mar65-Mar71
First of an initial order of four civilian Wessex for B+
VR-BDT : Helicopter Rentals, Bermuda Mar/Dec 1970
UK G-ATBY : Bristow Mar71-Feb75
04jun72 pictured at North Denes airfield (NDA) Great Ya+
NG 5N-AJM : Bristow Nigeria from Feb75; w/o unk
wa461 1965 UK G-ATBZ : Wessex 60. To G-ATBZ Mar 1965, to G-17-4 in 1981, to G-+
24jul93 pictured preserved at IHM, Weston-Super-Mare
UK G-ATBZ : 2006 at Salzburg, Austria placed upside down as "work o+
wa462 1965 UK G-ATCA : Westland Mar65-Mar71, serving Bristow
UK G-ATCA : 1967 pictured (top) serving offshore industry
Bristow from Mar71, (PH-THA ntu); lifted 1 millionth F+
19jul72 pictured (bot) at North Denes airfield (NDA) Gr+
Pilot of crash at rhoose airport was Ben Breach who lat+
wa463 1966 UK G-ATCB : Wessex 60, to G-ATCB, to ZS-HSL Apr 1975, to G-ATCB Mar+
Westland Wessex Mk.60, c/n WA463, delivered to Bristow +
NG 5N-AJP : xfer Bristow Nigeria as 5N-AJP, Oct77; w/o in Nigeria, +
wa560 1967 UK G-ATSC : Wessex Mk.60, c/n WA560, 1967;
rtnd Bristow, UK as G-ATSC, unk;
rtnd Bristow, UK as G-ATSC, unk; ditched in the North S+
wreckage dumped at Paull by May 1976 but gone by 1977.
NL PH-THZ : lsd KLM Helicopters, Netherlands as PH-THZ, unk;
EC HC-ASD : lsd Colombia as HC-ASD, unk;
wa561 1967 AU VH-BHC : Wessex Mk.60, c/n WA561, del Bristow Australia as VH-BH+
UK G-AVNE : xfer Bristow Helicopters UK as G-AVNE, unk.
G-17-3; 24jul93 pictured preserved at International Hel+
wa562 1967 UK VH-BHL : Wessex Mk.60, test serial G-17-1; Westland Aircraft Lt+
UK G-AVEW : Wessex Mk.60, c/n WA562, del Bristow helicopters as G-A+
AU VH-BHL : xfer Bristow Australia, as VH-BHL, unk; rtnd Bristow He+
Early 1969, caught fire during overnight stop on offsho+
wa686 1968 UK G-17-1 : to Bristow as G-AWOX
UK G-AWOX : Bristow Helicopters Ltd from Sep68
Bristow from Jan70
Bristow from Mar75
Bristow from Mar77; Aug77 pictured at Redhill, UK
Bristow Dec81-Nov82, preserved?
Reduced to spares at Weston-super-Mare by Mar 1994.
VR-BCV : Bermuda from Oct68
AU VH-BHE : Bristow Australia from Apr72
TT 9Y-TFB : Bristow Trinidad and Tobago from May76
NG 5N-AJO : Bristow Nigeria from Sep77
wa694 1969 UK G-17-6 : reg G-17-6, unk; rereg G-AWXX, unk.
UK G-AWXX : xfer Bristow Helicopters, UK as G-AWXX, unk.
dd 16 Apr 1969 to Bristow. On 8 Jun set out on delivery+
AU VH-BHX : Wessex Mk.60, c/n WA694, ff:?; del Bristow Australia as+
wa696 1969 UK G-AXPJ : Wessex Mk.60, c/n WA696, del Bristow Helicopters as G-A+
ID PK-HBR : lsd Bristow Masayu Helicopters as PK-HBR, unk; w/o, cra+
wa732 1970 UK G-AXXL : Wessex Mk.60, c/n WA732, del Bristow Helicopters as G-A+
NG 5N-AIR : lsd Bristow Nigeria as 5N-AIR, unk; w/o when main rotor+
Crashed on approach to Port Harcourt on 11 Jan 1975 aft+
wa739 1970 UK G-AYNC : Wessex Mk.60, c/n WA739, delivered to Bristow Helicopte+
AU VH-SJD : xfer Bristow Australia as VH-SJD, unk; rtnd Bristow Hel+
GH 9G-DAN : Built 1970/71 as Wessex 60 Srs 1, reg to Bristow 30 Nov+
wa740 UK G-AZBY : Westland Wessex Mk. 60, (c/n: WA740), was first deliver+
G-17-5; 24jul93 pictured preserved at International Hel+
NG 5N-ALR : xfer Bristow Nigeria as 5N-ALR, unk; rtnd Bristow UK, a+
UK G-AZBY : obtained by the Ferrymead Aeronautical Society at Ferry+
wa741 1971 UK G-AZBZ : Wessex Mk.60, c/n WA741, delivered to Bristow Helicopte+
rtnd Bristow UK as G-AZBZ, unk;
left Weston-super-Mare Jan 1994 for Florida.
NG 5N-AJI : xfer Bristow Nigeria as 5N-AJI, unk;
UK G-17-7 : rereg G-17-7, unk; reg canx, unk?
wa742 1971 UK G-AZCA : Bristow Jul71-Jan74
04jun72 pictured at North Denes airfield (NDA) Great Ya+
MY 9M-ATA : Bristow Malaysia from Jan74
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