G-Aswi North Sea Ditching

G-Aswi North Sea Ditching

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. G-ASWI was a Westland Wessex 60, operated by Bristow Helicopters operating between Bacton Gas Terminal, in Norfolk, and gas rigs in the North Sea. On 13 August 1981 the helicopter lost power to the main rotor gearbox, going out of control during the ensuing autorotation. The flight was carrying 11 gas workers from the Leman gas field to Bacton. All people on board were lost. G-ASWI had previously been the Westland Helicopters Company demonstrator before being purchased by Bristow Helicopters Ltd. in April 1970.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Secut Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136278782
  • 9786136278780