Aircraft Photo of VH-BHS | Bell 206B-2 JetRanger II | NSW Police | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-BHS
Aircraft Original Type:Bell 206 JetRanger
Aircraft Generic Type:Bell 206/406 JetRanger
Aircraft Version:Bell 206B-2 JetRanger II
Operator / Titles:NSW Police
C/n (msn):1934
Location
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith InternationalMap
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YSSY   IATA: SYD   Local: YSSY   Other: -
 
Photo Date:February 1977
Photo by:David Carter
Photo ID: 5548
Photo Comment

In 1977 the New South Wales Police leased VH-BHS as a trial to re-establish the Police Air Wing, which had existed between 1946 and 1950 with an Avro Anson. The trial proved a success and in 1978 the NSW Police bought its own JetRanger. VH-BHS would later be lost when it crashed into the sea off Townsville, Queensland, on September 6, 2008.

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