Aircraft History:

  • First Flight 22/07/63.
  • Withdrawn 31/12/89. 
  • In the open storage at Nowra 01/97 . Used for fire training and was eventually destroyed on the fire ground.

Aircraft Images:

Wessex833-2(FAAM)Wessex 833 at the head of a line-up at East Sale, probably in 1983.  Navy Image.

Wessex833-3(FAAM)Taking refuge from the crowds.  Date and location unknown. Image: FAAM

Below:  The end of the road.  Stripped and naked, 833 awaits the Fireground at Nowra. Photo: David Masterson.Wessex833EndoftheRoad