Aircraft Photo of VH-NVV / N9-3104 | Bell UH-1B Iroquois (204) | Australia - Navy | AirHistory.net #45200
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-NVV
Alternate Serial:N9-3104
Military Code:898
Aircraft Original Type:Bell 204 / 205
Aircraft Generic Type:Bell 204/205/210 (H-1/40 Iroquois)
Aircraft Version:Bell UH-1B Iroquois (204)
C/n (msn):3104
Operator Painted:Australia - Navy
Location
City / Airport:Wollongong - Illawarra RegionalMap
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YWOL   IATA: WOL   Local: YWOL   Other: -
Event:Wings Over Illawarra 2011
 
Photo Date:27 February 2011
Photo by:Phil Vabre
Photo ID: 45200
Photo Comment

About to land after dropping the Red Berets parachute team at the Wings Over the Illawarra airshow. This Iroquois was delivered to the RAN in 1965 and served with 723 Squadron. It crashed at HMAS Albatross/Nowra and was burned out on 29 March 1971, but was subsequently re-built. It was withdrawn from service use on 31 May 1989 and allocated to the RAN Fleet Air Arm Historic Flight and civil-registered as VH-NVV on 8 October 1991, still based at Nowra.

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