Westland Sea King Mk.50

This model is a version of Sea King

c/n wa 789

Year 1974 to 1986

Helicopter Westland Sea King Mk.50 Serial wa 789 Register N16-112 used by Fleet Air Arm (RAN) (Royal Australian Navy). Built 1974. Aircraft history and location


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australia Fleet Air Arm (RAN)

ff 16 Oct 1974, dd 16 Apr 1975. Ex G-17-3, to G-BCHY, to RAN HS-817/903. Emergency Landing in sea 15 Jul 1986 off Kiama during Anti Submarine exercise with HMAS Adelaide when transmission oil lost. Capsized in the moderate sea. HMAS Adelaide attempted salvage struck the floating fuselage and the aircraft sank.

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