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The Australian - Crash Sea King the navy's oldest aircraft
In September 2001 it took part in Operation Relex at the time when the Norwegian container ship Tampa arrived off Christmas Island and in the subsequent transfer of asylum-seekers to Nauru.
The Australian - Air crew bodies to come home
The six navy personnel killed were identified as pilot Paul Kimlin, and Lieutenant Mathew Davey, a doctor, both from the ACT; Lieutenant Matthew Goodall, a helicopter observer, from NSW; Lieutenant Jonathan King, a pilot, from Queensland; Petty Officer Stephen Slattery, a medic, from NSW; and Leading Seaman Scott Bennett, an air crewman, from NSW.
The other three victims were air force Squadron Leader Paul McCarthy from Western Australia; Flight Lieutenant Lyn Rowbottom from Queensland; and Sergeant Wendy Jones from Queensland.