Aircraft Photo of N7-209 | Westland WS-58 Wessex HAS.31B | Australia - Navy | #46089
Registration / Serial:N7-209
Military Code:819
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-58
Aircraft Generic Type:Westland WS-58 Wessex
Aircraft Version:Westland WS-58 Wessex HAS.31B
C/n (msn):WA209
Operator / Titles:Australia - Navy
City / Airport:NowraMap
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YSNW   IATA: NOA   Local: YSNW   Other: -
Event:HMAS Albatross 21st Anniversary Air Show 1969
Photo Date:12 October 1969
Photo by:David Carter
Photo ID: 46089
Photo Comment

A7-209 ditched off Bondi Beach, Sydney on May 31, 1987. It floated upright for 45 minutes before a flotation bag burst and it turned turtle. Towed to Botany Bay, it was written off and stripped of useful parts. The fuselage was used for fire training at Nowra.

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