Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.31 Serial wa222 Register N7-222 used by Fleet Air Arm (RAN) RAN (Royal Australian Navy). Built 1963. Aircraft history and location
Year 1963 to 1974
|Fleet Air Arm (RAN)|
|1963-06-29||Westland Wessex Mk.31A, c/n WA222, f/f:21/06/63|
del RAN as N7-222, 832, 29Jun63
With LEUT Leck(P), RAN & LEUT Ledger(P), RAN, asgd HT 725 Sqdn.
Attached to HMAS Stalwart.
Crashed 12/11/74 during a forced landing on beach at Stockyard Point in the ShoalWater Bay, QLD training area North of Rockhampton after experiencing loss of engine power at 30 metres altitude.
Airlifted by RAAF Chinook helicopter to Rockhampton.
On 04/05/86 embarked in HMAS SUCCESS.
Currently at RSTT Wagga Wagga. (To be a part of the RAN Historic Flight?)