Plaque in honour of the 'Tsunami 9' Westland WS-61 Sea King Helicopter Crash During Operation Sumatra April 2 2005. Registration # N16-100 Call Sign 'SHARK 02'
The 2005 Nias Island WS-61 Sea King crash, was the crash of a Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Westland WS-61 Sea King helicopter of 817 Squadron RAN at approximately 4 pm (local time) on 2 April 2005 with 11 personnel on board.
Media coverage: Article by Michael Gormly - http://www.altmedia.net.au/remembering-kings-cross-style/27436
'60 Minutes' Interview, Ray Martin. 2/4/2006 - http://sixtyminutes.ninemsn.com.au/stories/raymartin/259375/sea-king-down
'Kings Cross bikers honour the Tsunami 9', Article by Matt Pearson. 18 NOV 2011 - http://wentworth-courier.whereilive.com.au/news/story/kings-cross-bikers...
Dedicated to the nine ADF personnel killed in Sea King (SK50) helicopter crash whilst on humanitarian service on Nias Island, Indonesia April 2, 2005
Donated by Royal Australian NAVY (emblem), King's Cross Bikers Social and Welfare Club (emblem), Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)(emblem)
|Rank||Given Name||Family Name||Conflicts||Fate||Service No.||Service||Unit||Campaign||Link|
|Ls||Scott||Bennet||ACC KD||RAN||817 Sqn||Operation Sumatra Assist||view|
|Lt||Matthew||Davey||ACC KD||RAN||817 Sqn||Operation Sumatra Assist||view|
|Lt||Matthew||Goodall||ACC KD||RAN||817 Sqn||Operation Sumatra Assist||view|
|Sgt||Wendy||Jones||ACC KD||RAAF||817 Sqn||Operation Sumatra Assist||view|
|Lt||Paul||Kimlin||ACC KD||RAN||817 Sqn||Operation Sumatra Assist||view|
|Lt||Jonathon||King||ACC KD||RAN||817 Sqn||Operation Sumatra Assist||view|
|Sqn Ldr||Paul||McCarthy||ACC KD||RAAF||817 Sqn||Operation Sumatra Assist||view|
|F/Lt||Lynne||Rowbottom||ACC KD||RAAF||817 Sqn||Operation Sumatra Assist||view|
|P/O||Stephen||Slattery||ACC KD||RAN||817 Sqn||Operation Sumatra Assist||view|
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