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Outback Wrangler star Matt Wright holds a cowboy hat during the funeral service of his co-star Chris Mellon in March. He wasn't mentioned in Dannielle Mellon's eulogy

Outback Wrangler star Matt Wright holds a cowboy hat during the funeral service of his co-star Chris Mellon in March. He wasn't mentioned in Dannielle Mellon's eulogy

The widow of tragic Chris 'Willow' Wilson gave a heartbreaking eulogy at the funeral for her daredevil crocodile egg collector husband.

But she did not mention the name of Outback Wrangler star Matt Wright once at the packed funeral service at the Darwin Convention Centre in March. 

Wright, 43, faced a Northern Territory court on Wednesday charged in connection with the deadly helicopter crash which killed his TV show colleague Wilson, 34  in crocodile-infested swamps on the King River, 500km east of Darwin.

The Netflix star strenuously denies the charges, which include attempting to pervert the course of justice, destroying evidence and fabricating evidence.

At Wilson's heartrending funeral on March 7, one week after the February 28 tragedy, Wright was not called to speak or give a eulogy. 

However, he stood on a stage with Wilson's mates, each of them holding their cowboy hats, with one perched on top of his casket.

Dani Wilson (left), widow of tragic Chris 'Willow' Wilson, gave a heartbreaking eulogy at the funeral for her daredevil crocodile egg collector husband

Mr Wright served as a pallbearer as his mate's casket was carried from the Darwin Convention Centre in March

Mr Wright served as a pallbearer as his mate's casket was carried from the Darwin Convention Centre in March

Daily Mail Australia is not suggesting any guilt or wrongdoing is implied in Dani Wilson failing to mention Wright.

But although Wright's role in Wilson's life was passed over in the widow's speech, Seb Robinson, 28 - the bush pilot who suffered severe spinal injuries in the crash -  was included throughout the service.

Wright had earlier carried one of Wilson's children, wearing Wright's hat, into the convention centre after the family arrived at the service by helicopter.

Chris 'Willow' Wilson's devastated wife Dani never spoke the name of Outback Wrangler TV star Matt Wright or mentioned the hit TV show during her raw emotional tribute

Chris 'Willow' Wilson's devastated wife Dani never spoke the name of Outback Wrangler TV star Matt Wright or mentioned the hit TV show during her raw emotional tribute

Grief-stricken Ms Wilson had to be helped inside by two members of the cortege, who were wearing matching jeans, blue and white striped shirts and cowboy hats.

In a moving letter to her lost soulmate, the mother of two toddlers, Ted, 5, and Austin, 2, battled with her tears to capture the magic he brought their family.

'One week ago today, our lives changed forever,' Ms Wilson said, struggling for breath with every word. 'It's a day I never saw coming. To me and the boys, you were invincible. 

'On that fateful day I lost my best friend. My big dreamer, my cheeky, loveable husband. He was simply my hero.

'Honey I love you to the moon and back - and I just want you to come home.'

Ms Wilson said how proud the fearless adventurer was of his work collecting crocodile eggs, his farm and his 'filming', and how he had recently got his helicopter licence. 

'He swaggered into our home wearing Aviators [sunglasses],' she revealed. 'He was so proud.

'It was one of the proudest moments of both of our lives because it was such a lifelong dream.'

Matt Wright, 43, faced court on Wednesday charged in connection with the deadly helicopter crash which killed Wilson in croc-infested swamps on the King River, 500km east of Darwin

Matt Wright, 43, faced court on Wednesday charged in connection with the deadly helicopter crash which killed Wilson in croc-infested swamps on the King River, 500km east of Darwin

Helicopter pilot Seb Robinson suffered devastating spinal injuries in the chopper crash (pictured) that killed his mate Chris 'Willow' Wilson

Helicopter pilot Seb Robinson suffered devastating spinal injuries in the chopper crash (pictured) that killed his mate Chris 'Willow' Wilson 

She hailed his love of 'flying a chopper, egg collecting, driving a digger, fishing and having a beer' and said he was probably still doing that now.

She joked: 'Only you won't have to follow any damn laws.

'He hated laws and regulations. Everyone knew that he wasn't good at following them.'

She added: 'The Wilson brothers and I have the most beautiful, warm and loving memories of our life together. z

'The boys and I miss you so incredibly much but...those memories are forever.'

Ms Wilson has now begged Netflix to stop streaming Wright's new series, Wild Croc Territory, until the star's case has been dealt with in court. 

Pilot's moving tribute to his mate who was slain in chopper crash

Helicopter pilot Seb Robinson

Helicopter pilot Seb Robinson

Helicopter pilot Seb Robinson suffered devastating spinal injuries in the chopper crash that killed his mate Chris 'Willow' Wilson.

But just days later, he sent a moving tribute to his friend's funeral where he vowed to look after his mate's family.

It was read out by Wilson's father Robert 'Bobcat' Wilson and is the only time Mr Robinson has opened up publicly since the crash.

'One of my most favourite memories is of my routine drop-ins to Willow homestead,' he wrote.

'I'd land the chopper in his backyard and [son] Teddy would always be the first person to run over and give Uncle Sebbie a big hug. 

'[Wife] Dani, please know that this will never change and I will always drop in to see you and the boys.

'To Willow, my mate - your passing has suspended reality for all of us. 

'It was way too soon and completely unfair in every way. 

'I know as humble as you are, you would be pleased to see how many people are here today to show their support and share a beer or two in your name. 

'I promise that uncle Seb will take your boys out on adventures and show them the outdoors just like Dad did. 

'For what it's worth, I know that you loved and lived to the very fullest. 

'Your smile and laugh I will never forget. Forever in my heart, forever 34.

'If Chris was here today, he would say to

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