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  • Westland Wessex HAS.31


    This model is a version of Wessex



    c/n wa201


    Year 1962 to 1970




    Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.31 Serial wa201 Register N7-201 used by Fleet Air Arm (RAN) RAN (Royal Australian Navy). Built 1962. Aircraft history and location






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    N7-201

    australia Fleet Air Arm (RAN)

    1962-05-09Westland Wessex HAS.31A, c/n WA201, f/f:14/08/62
    del RAN as N7-201, 881, 09May62
    ditched 23/11/70 after engine failure during night flying dunking sortie, Shoalhaven Bight
    recoded 811, unk
    With 725 Sqdn LEUT(P) J.Wilkie RAN, SBLT(P) R.G. Snell RAN, LT(O) C.R. Linsell RN, Aircrewman LSUC J.P. McCraken
    Only one of two inflation bags operated and aircraft turned upside down in the water
    Whilst being towed into Jervis Bay the aircraft sank, crew rescued by Wessex 820.



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