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  • Westland Wessex HAS.31


    This model is a version of Wessex



    c/n wa225


    Year 1963 to 1967




    Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.31 Serial wa225 Register N7-225 used by Fleet Air Arm (RAN) RAN (Royal Australian Navy). Built 1963. Aircraft history and location






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    N7-225

    australia Fleet Air Arm (RAN)

    1963-02-09Westland Wessex Mk.31A, c/n WA225, f/f:13/08/63
    del RAN as N7-225, 835, 09Feb63
    Ditched 06/03/67, With 817 Squadron, Suffered an engine failure off Nowra ditched and sank. SBLT(P) A. Hill RAN, SBLT(O) R. Ray, LAUC Yellema & LAUC McClure rescued by HMAS QueenBorough. The aircraft floated about an hour when the flotation bags burst and the aircraft sank.



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