- First Flight 28 November 1962.
- Ditched 19/11/74 off Beecroft Head NSW. Pilot Lt(P) P Davidson RAN SBLT(P) Jackson RAN SBLT(O) J.D Jones RAN and LSA Payne crew. Engine failure in hover. Only one inflation bag operated – ircraft turned upside down and sank.
- Crew rescued safely by Wessex 815. (N7-205). See account here.
Aircraft Images and Other Information:
Loss of Wessex 818: Excerpt from 725 Squadron’s Line Book (Courtesy Phil Thompson)
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