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Aerospatiale alouette ii 6
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Bell 205 1
Bell 206 9
Bell 209 ah-1 cobra 7
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Bristol Belvedere 1
Dornier UH-1D 3
Kaman huskie 1
Kaman seasprite 1
Kawasaki Heavy Industries 369HS 2
MBB bo105 1
Sikorsky s-55 H-19 1
Sikorsky s-58 H-34 32
Sikorsky s-61 H-3 9
Sikorsky s-64 CH-54 2
Sikorsky s-65 H-53 5
Sud Aviation se3210 super frelon 1
Westland sioux 8
Westland wasp 1
Westland wessex 7
Westland whirlwind 3

YearVersionC/N
1970 206a 294 N830JA : Sky Crane/JetAir Corp at Everett, WA from Nov68; w/o 28may70 near Deadhorse, AK; canc Feb72
1970 206a 336 N1416W : Bell 206A cn336, ff:?; del US as N1416W, unk; w/o due to hard lndg, Chignik, AK, 19Mar70
1970 206a 353 N1450W : Bell 206A, cn353, ff:/; del US as N1450W, 1969; w/o due to engine failure, Waianae, HI, 01Jul70.
1970 206a 368 N1462W : Bell 206A cn368, ff:?; del Trans Alaska Helicopters as N1462W, 1969; w/o when collided with radio mast during maneuvering, Hurricane, AK, 10Jul70, 1 fatality.
1970 206a 434 N11DL : Bell 206A, cn434, ff:?; del US as N11DL, unk; w/o when pilot diverted attention to turn off landing light at critical point during over water approach to poorly lighted helipad. Helo impacted water and suffered substantial damage, South Hampton, NY, 25Aug70.
1970 206a 50 Bell Helicopter N7850S : Bell 206A cn50, ff:?; reg Bell Helicopters as N7850S, 1967;
N7850S : del US as N7850S, unk; w/o when pilot took hands and feet from controls to retrieve pencil. Aircraft became airborne, spun into sea from Shell Oil platform, ST26, Gulf of Mexico, 14Dec70.
1970 47g-2 1617 Luftwaffe 74+27 : also seen as AS+381, w/o 02.03.70 Collision Fassberg with 74+24
1970 47j 1734 New York Airways N2896B : Bell 47J Ranger, c/n 1734, ff:?; del New York Airways as N2896B, unk; sold Petroleum Helicopters, LA as N2896B, unk; w/o (damaged beyond repair), Gulf of Mexico near Cameron, LA, 26Jun70. Pilot failed to remove fuel nozzle from left tank. Taut fuel hose caused acft to crash into gulf and sink.
1970 ab204as 3132 Marina Militare Italiana MM80367 : Marina 3-06. w/o 13feb70 flying from C554 Caio Duilio
1970 ab204b 3200 Österreichische Luftstreitkräfte 4D-BU : w/o 02may70 at Gerlitzen, Karnten
1970 ab205a 4028 Ejercito del Aire Z.10-8 : EdA. ex EC-BHA, EC-SSK. w/o 06feb70
1970 ab205a 4030 Ejercito del Aire Z.10-10 : EdA. ex EC-BHC, EC-SSM. w/o 06feb70
1970 ab205a 4054 Ejercito del Aire Z.10-13 : EdA. ex EC-BRJ, EC-SSR. w/o 23dec70
1970 ab47g-2 266 Luftwaffe 74+24 : also seen as AS+066,AS+379,LA+109, w/o 02.03.70 collision with 74+27
1970 ah-1g 20606 US Marine Corps 157210 : Army AH-1G BuNo 68-15072; to USMC; HML-367 w/o 18feb70
1970 ah-1g 20607 US Marine Corps 157211 : Army AH-1G BuNo 68-15073; to USMC; HML-367 w/o 14dec70
1970 ah-1g 20724 US Marine Corps 157223 : Army AH-1G BuNo 68-15190; to USMC; HML-367 w/o 11mar70
1970 ah-1g 20732 US Marine Corps 157225 : Army AH-1G BuNo 68-15198; to USMC; HML-367 w/o 26feb70
1970 ah-1g 20747 US Marine Corps 157227 : Army AH-1G BuNo 68-15213; to USMC; HML-367 w/o 25mar70
1970 ah-1g 20755 US Army Aviation 68-17027 : US Army toward 157229
US Marine Corps 157229 : Army AH-1G BuNo 68-17027; to USMC; HML-367 w/o 06mar70
US Marine Corps 157229 : Midair over Marble Mt
1970 ah-1g US Marine Corps 157231 : Army AH-1G BuNo 68-17045; to USMC; HML-367 w/o 25mar70
1970 Belvedere 13345 Royal Air Force XG450 : RAF
Royal Air Force XG450 : del RAF as Belvedere HC.1, XG450, 07Dec60; scr Westlands, Weston-super-Mare, during 1970.
1970 105a V5 MBB D-HAPI : MBB toward N197R
N197R : ex D-HAPI w/o jun70
1970 ch-3c 61-513 US Air Force 63-9681 : del USAF as CH-3C 63-9681 21May64; conv CH-3E; xfer 38th ARRS, Ton Son Nhut AFB, Vietnam; Destroyed S.E.A. 13Jul70.
US Air Force 63-9681 : 21st SOS Skycap 36; pictured in Vietnam/Laos date unk; w/o 13aug70 hit by 12.7mm rounds near Ubon Thailand, 4 fatalities, 1 survivor
1970 ch-3c 61-560 US Air Force 65-12785 : USAF; conv HH-3E; 40th ARRS w/o 21nov70 raid POW Son Tay prison camp Operation King Pin
1970 ch-3e 61-585 US Air Force 66-13287 : Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-585, ff?; del USAF as CH-3E 66-13287, 01Aug67;
US Air Force 66-13287 : 21st SOS w/o 24oct70 in Laos
US Air Force 66-13287 : 21st SOS at Nakhon Phanom RTAFB
1970 CH-46D 2199 US Marine Corps 152577 : BV-107M, c/n 2199, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR Morton PA as CH-46A 152577 10Oct66; xfer H&MS-26 14Oct66; redesig CH-46D 15Oct66; xfer HMM-161 31dec66; xfer HMM-162 05Dec67; xfer HMM-264 08Mar68; HMM-162 11Jun68; xfer HMM-163 16Nov68; xfer HMMT-302 27May69; xfer H&MS-16 COSA 08Sep69; xfer H&MS-16 01Dec69; xfer H&MS-16 COSA 13May70; xfer HMM-262, ET13, 07Jun70; w/o 22Sep70, RVN.
1970 CH-46D 2243 US Marine Corps 153351 : BV-107M, c/n 2243, ff?; accepted BWR FR Morton, PA as CH-46D 153351, 13Jan67; xfer H&MS-30 COSA 20Jan67; xfer HMM-364 09May67; xfer H&MS-56 01Nov67; xfer HMMT-302 31Jan68; xfer HMM-364, YK-18, 25Jul69; w/o 19Dec70 ivo Phu Bai RVN.
1970 CH-46D 2288 US Marine Corps 153390 : BV-107M, c/n 2288, ff?; accepted BWR FR Morton, PA as CH-46D 153390 19May67; xfer HMM-365 24May67; xfer H&MS-56 COSA 06Feb69; xfer HMM-262, ET-??, 04Jul69; w/o 06Mar70.
US Marine Corps 153390 : w/o 06mar70 shot down and destroyed in zone Vietnam
US Marine Corps 153390 : this was HMM-262 /ET-16 when it was shot down
1970 CH-46D 2299 US Marine Corps 153401 : BV-107M, c/n 2299, ff?; accepted BWR FR Morton PA as CH-46D 153401 12Jun67; xfer HMM-365 24Jun67; xfer HMM-163 23Dec68; xfer H&MS-30 COSA 01May69; xfer HMM-263 26Jul69; w/o 11Jan70, ivo Marble Mountain, RVN.
1970 CH-46D 2301 US Marine Corps 153403 : BV-107M, c/n 2301, ff?; accepted BWR FR Morton, PA as CH-46D 153403 09Jun67; xfer HMM-365 29Jun67; xfer HMM-161 30Jun67; xfer HMM-261 08Jul67; xfer H&MS-30 COSA 25Sep68; xfer HMMT-302 15Nov68; xfer HMM-262, ET-??, 06Jul69; w/o 04Jun70.
1970 CH-46D 2305 US Marine Corps 153954 : BV-107M, c/n 2305, ff?; accepted BWR FR Morton, PA as CH-46D 153954 21Jun67; xfer HMM-365 28Jun67; xfer HMM-161 29Jun67; w/o 16Feb70.
US Marine Corps 153954 : Jul68 pictured as /45 during medevac at Khe Sanh, Vietnam (Furguson)
US Marine Corps 153954 : This is /YR-45, BuNo 153954, operated by HMM-161 (the Pineapple Squadron due to its Hawaii based heritage - post Korea, when it was HMR-161 - thus the pineapple stencil on the forward pylon) arriving RVN on 17may68 and lost in RVN on 16feb70 killing last 5 HMM-161 Marines lost in Vietnam. The other marking was a white Pegasus symbol on the upper aft pylon.
1970 CH-46D 2306 US Marine Corps 153955 : BV-107M, c/n 2306, ff?; accepted BWR FR Morton, PA as CH-46D 153955 22Jun67; xfer NARF North Island 21Jul67; xfer HMM-364, YK-12, 25Sep67; xfer HMM-262 15Jun69; xfer HMM-364, YK-16, 'Phoenix III', crashed & burned during landing on hilltop, RVN, w/o 25Aug70, no fatalities.
US Marine Corps 153955 : 27jul68 /YK-16 crashed near the DMZ in Vietnam
1970 CH-46D 2338 US Marine Corps 153987 : BV-107M, c/n 2338, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep FR Morton, PA as CH-46D 153987 30Aug67; xfer HMM-364, YK-??, 07Sep67; xfer HMM-165 18Dec68; xfer HMM-161 20Jun69; crashed & w/o during take-off 10Mar70, PhuBai, RVN. 3 crew escaped, 4 pax KIA.
1970 CH-46D 2358 US Marine Corps 154007 : BV-107M, c/n 2358, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154007, 16Oct67; xfer HMM-161 02Dec67; xfer HMM-262 26Jul69; w/o ivo Marble MOuntain, RVN 12Feb70.
1970 CH-46D 2394 US Marine Corps 154043 : BV-107M, c/n 2394, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154043 28Dec67; xfer HMM-263 16Feb68; xfer HMMT-302 31Oct68; xfer H&MS-16 COSA 14Jul69; xfer HMM-263, EG-??, 21Sep69; w/o 07Mar70.
US Marine Corps 154043 : was HMM-263 /EG-11. Noted artist, Mike Leahy, did a painting showing her conducting a hot extract of a recon team in contact in the Que Sons in Oct69. It was notable that the CC and one gunner left the a/c for about 20 minutes to help the team, while we sat with one main gear on a cliff. I was the pilot. /EG-11 flew into the water in DaNang Bay several months later.
1970 CH-46D 2395 US Marine Corps 154044 : BV-107M, c/n 2395, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154044 28Dec67; xfer HMM-263 03Feb68; xfer HMM-262, ET-1, 18Apr68; xfer HMM-165 COSA 02Oct69; xfer H&MS-36 COSA 01Dec69; xfer HMM-161 06Jan70; xfer HMM-262, ET-??, 06Aug70; w/o RVN 17Sep70.
1970 CH-46D 2400 US Marine Corps 154793 : BV-107M, c/n 2400, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154793 22Jan68; xfer HMM-263 05Feb68; xfer HMM-165 27Jan69; xfer HMM-165 COSA 02Oct69; xfer H&MS-36 COSA 01Dec69; xfer HMM-161 03Jan70; xfer HMM-262, ET-??, 06Aug70; w/o RVN 07Sep70.
1970 CH-46D 2404 US Marine Corps 154797 : BV-107M, c/n 2404, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154797 29Jan68; xfer HMM-263 17Feb68; xfer HMM-364, YK-13, 18Apr68; dam & rts as YK-12&7/8, See also:YK-12&7/8, 1968; xfer HMM-165 COSA 17Oct69; xfer H&MS-36 COSA 01Dec69; xfer HMM-262, ET-??, 13Jan70; w/o 01Jun70.
US Marine Corps 154797 : was HMH-262 /ET-2 and it was on Charlie Ridge not the Que Son Mts. I think COORD: ZC190560
US Marine Corps 154797 : w/o 01jun70 on a recon extract in the Que Son Mts in Vietnam and a 155 round booby trap detonated. The helo was destroyed, pilot was KIA, 1 RECON Marine was KIA, rolled nose low inverted and burned up
1970 CH-46D 2416 US Marine Corps 154809 : BV-107M, c/n 2416, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154809 11Mar68; xfer HMM-263, EG-??, 22Apr68; w/o 25Aug70.
1970 CH-46D 2425 US Marine Corps 154818 : BV-107M, c/n 2425, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154818 11Apr68; xfer HMMT-302 26Apr68; xfer H&MS-30 COSA 28Aug69; xfer H&MS-30 15Sep69; xfer HMM-265 24Nov69; dam 07Feb70; xfer NARF North Island 19Jun70; SOC 13Jul70.
1970 CH-46D 2437 US Marine Corps 154830 : BV-107M, c/n 2437, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154830 21May68; xfer H&MS-30 COSA 04Jun68; xfer HMMT-302 09Jul68; xfer NAS North Island A&T 19Aug68; xfer HMM-16 COSA 10Sep68; xfer HMM-161, YR-? 06Oct68; w/o 05Apr70.
1970 CH-46D 2444 US Marine Corps 154837 : BV-107M, c/n 2444, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154837 14Jun68; xfer H&MS-30 COSA 08Jul68; xfer H&MS-16 COSA 17Aug68; xfer HMM-161 16Sep68; xfer H&MS-16 COSA 06Aug70; xfer HMM-263, EG-??, 13Sep70; w/o 18Nov70.
US Marine Corps 154837 : w/o 18nov70 /EG-21 crashed into a mountain while extracting Recon team "Rush Act" killing all 15 souls onboard
1970 CH-46D 2445 US Marine Corps 154838 : BV-107M, c/n 2445, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154838 19Jun68; xfer H&MS-30 COSA 08Jul68; xfer H&MS-16 COSA 17Aug68; xfer HMM-161 16Sep68; xfer H&MS-16 COSA 06Aug70; xfer HMM-364, YK-??, 09Sep70; w/o 27Oct70.
1970 ch-53d 65-165 US Marine Corps 156661 : USMC
US Marine Corps 156661 : w/o 13sep70 HMH-463 /YH
1970 ch-53d 65-169 US Marine Corps 156665 : USMC
US Marine Corps 156665 : w/o 14sep70 HMH-463 /YH
1970 ch-53d 65-174 US Marine Corps 156670 : USMC
US Marine Corps 156670 : w/o 26oct70 HMH-463 /YH
1970 ch-54a 64-047 US Army Aviation 68-18445 : Sikorsky S-64A, c/n 64-047, ff?; del US Army as CH-54A 67-18445 unk; w/o 24Jul70.
1970 ch-54a 64-054 US Army Aviation 68-18452 : Lost in Germany due to loss of tail rotor authority. T/R P/C links failed.
US Army Aviation 68-18452 : Sikorsky S-64A, c/n 64-054, ff?; del US Army as CH-54A 67-18452 unk; w/o Germany, 28Jul70.
1970 h-34a 58-304 US Army Aviation 54-2901 : del US ARMY as H-34A, 54-2901, 25Jun56; to H-34C by Jan62; soc Aviation School, Fort Rucker, AL, Jun67;
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 54-2901 : xfer VNAF as 54-2901, unk; w/o 30Jan70.
1970 h-34a 58-547 US Army Aviation 55-4499 : del US ARMY as H-34A, 55-4499, 01May57; to H-34C by Jan62; soc Aviation Co, 2nd Armored Cavalry, Jan70; AVSCOM reports crashed Apr70.
1970 h-34a 58-732 US Army Aviation 56-4324 : del US ARMY as H-34A, 56-4324, 13Dec57; to CH-34C Sep63; soc Transportation Depot, Germany, Jun67;
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 56-4324 : xfer VNAF as 56-4324, unk; reported King Bee, w/o in Salavan Province, Laos, 28Feb70.
1970 h-34a 58-90 US Army Aviation 53-4528 : del US ARMY as H-34A, 53-4528, 10Aug55; to H-34C by Jan62; sos Transportation Depot, Germany, Jun67; xfer VNAF, unk; w/o 27Feb70.
1970 h-43 54 US Air Force 59-1573 : USAF H-43B
US Air Force 59-1573 : Det 13, 43 ARRS, 39 ARRW; w/o 02nov70 3.2nm E Perrin AFB, TX. Took the lives of the pilot and the crew chief. While conducting a functional check flight (FCF) a critical control component failed allowing rotor interference and loss of control while cruising at 1,000 feet AGL
1970 HH-1K 6327 US Navy 157203 : HAL-3; w/o 29nov70
1970 hh-3e 61-578 US Air Force 66-13280 : Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-578, ff?; del USAF as HH-3E 66-13280, 05May67
US Air Force 66-13280 : 37th ARRS, w/o 15apr70, South Vietnam
1970 HH-53B 65-089 US Air Force 66-14434 : USAF; 40th ARRS w/o 28jan70
1970 HH-53C 65-146 US Air Force 68-8283 : USAF; 40th ARRS w/o 30jun70
1970 hss-1 58-225 US Navy 141579 : Sikorsky HSS-1, c/n 58-225, ff?; del US Navy as HSS-1, 141579, 13Mar56; redesig SH-34G, Oct62; conv UH-34G & soc NARF Pensacola, 18Nov68;
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 141579 : xfer VNAF as UH-34G, 141579, unk; w/o 26Apr70.
1970 hss-1 58-233 US Navy 141587 : Sikorsky HSS-1, c/n 58-233, ff?; del US Navy as HSS-1, 141587, 13Mar56; redesig SH-34G, Oct62; soc NARF Pensacola, 31Jan67; xfer VNAF as UH-34G, unk; w/o 14Sep70.
1970 hss-1 58-246 US Navy 141592 : Sikorsky HSS-1, c/n 58-246, ff?; del US Navy as HSS-1, 141592, 24Apr56; redesig UH-34G, Oct62; w/o RDT&E Point Mugu, 24Feb70.
1970 hss-1 58-254 US Navy 141596 : Sikorsky HSS-1, c/n 58-254, ff?; del US Navy as HSS-1, 141596, 24Apr56; redesig SH-34G, Oct62; conv UH-34G & soc NARF Pensacola, 11Aug69;
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 141596 : xfer VNAF as UH-34G, 141596, 11Aug69; w/o 09Sep70.
1970 hss-1 58-527 US Navy 143877 : Sikorsky HSS-1, c/n 58-527, ff?; del US Navy as HSS-1 143877, 13May57; to HSS-1N (ASC 84); to UH-34J; w/o due to damage, NAF Naples, 08Sep70.
1970 hss-1 58-647 US Navy 143912 : Sikorsky HSS-1, c/n 58-647, ff?; del USN as 143912, 19Sep57; to HSS-1N (ASC 84), unk; soc as UH-34G, NARF Pensacola, 07Dec68
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 143912 : xfer VNAF as UH-34G, 143912, unk; w/o 04Sep70.
1970 hss-1 58-668 US Navy 143924 : Sikorsky HSS-1, cn 58-668, ff:?; del USN as HSS-1, 143924, 11Oct57; to HSS-1N (ASC 84), unk; soc for MAP as UH-34G, NARF Pensacola, 11Aug69; wfu & stor MASDC as HD???, unk, soc 13Mar70
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 143924 : xfer MAP to VNAF as UH-34G, 143924, 13Mar70; w/o 11May70.
1970 hss-1 58-726 US Navy 143945 : Sikorsky HSS-1, cn 58-726, ff:?; del USN as HSS-1, 143945, 14Dec57; to HSS-1N (ASC 84), NS-55, unk; damaged as UH-34J, 7E-313, NAS Oceana, 26Mar70; w/o 14Apr70.
1970 hss-2 61-081 US Navy 149007 : USN; SH-3A HS-75 w/o 06dec70
US Navy 149007 : Aircraft crashed in Jersey woods approx 20m from Home base on final leg from NAS SouthEast. Loss of Tail at hinge point at 1500 ft, 120 knots. 5 souls aboard, all walked away. We spent the night in the foods, were located the following morning
1970 hss-2 61-124 US Navy 149707 : USN; SH-3A HC-1 w/o 08feb70
1970 hss-2 61-177 US Navy 149908 : USN; SH-3A HC-7 110det w/o 20feb70
US Navy 149908 : While on approach to USS Constellation (CV-64), Yankee Station, helo lost tail gear box. 11 persons aboard, 10 survived, Seadevil AZ3 Scott F. Moore Jr, M.I.A. - only HC-7 Seadevil lost in war. God Bless Scotty
1970 hus-1 58-1210 US Marine Corps 148096 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-1210, ff:? del USMC as HUS-1, 148096, unk; redesig UH-34D, Oct62; xfer VNAF, unk; w/o 17Sep70.
1970 hus-1 58-1212 US Marine Corps 148098 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-1212, ff:? del USMC as HUS-1, 148098, unk; redesig UH-34D, Oct62; w/o Cam Ranh Bay, 24Apr70.
1970 hus-1 58-1386 US Marine Corps 148801 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-1386, ff:? del USMC as HUS-1, 148801, unk; redesig UH-34D, Oct62; w/o 17Jan70.
1970 hus-1 58-1388 US Navy 148803 : del USN as HUS-1, 148803, unk; redesig UH-34J, Oct62; xfer to USAF as HH-34D, 61-4488, unk; xfer to Air America as H-X, unk; xfer to International Control Commission as CIC-1, unk; xfer to Royal Laotian AF, unk; lost at Tambon Banbun, Muang District, 25Oct70.
Air America H-X : Air America; ex 148803; w/o 25oct70
1970 hus-1 58-1546 US Marine Corps 150214 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-1546, ff:? del USMC as HUS-1, 150214, unk; redesig UH-34D, Oct62; xfer VNAF, unk; w/o 26Nov70.
1970 hus-1 58-1554 US Marine Corps 150215 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-1554, ff:? del USMC as HUS-1, 150215, unk; redesig UH-34D, Oct62; w/o 27May70.
1970 hus-1 58-1574 US Marine Corps 150223 : Sikorsky UH-34D, cn 58-1574, ff:? del USMC as UH-34D, 150223, unk; w/o NAF Cam Ranh Bay, RVN, 25Feb70.
1970 hus-1 58-1579 US Marine Corps 150224 : Sikorsky UH-34D, cn 58-1579, ff:? del USMC as UH-34D, 150224, unk; w/o NAF Cam Ranh Bay, RVN, 14Mar70.
1970 hus-1 58-1645 US Marine Corps 150253 : Sikorsky UH-34D, cn 58-1645, ff:? del USMC as UH-34D, 150253, unk; dam 20 Apr70 & w/o.
1970 hus-1 58-1675 US Marine Corps 150264 : Sikorsky UH-34D, cn 58-1675, ff:? del USMC as UH-34D, 150264, unk; w/o NAS Agana, 07Nov70.
1970 hus-1 58-1780 Air America 153558 : Sikorsky UH-34D ordered by USN under MDAP as 153558; to Air America; lost Mar 9, 1970, Laos.
1970 hus-1 58-1789 Air America 153695 : Sikorsky UH-34D ordered by USN under MDAP as 153695; to Air America; lost May 19, 1970, Laos.
1970 hus-1 58-1814 Air America 156592 : Sikorsky UH-34D ordered by USN under MDAP as 156592; to Air America, unk; lost Jun 16, 1970.
1970 hus-1 58-1815 Air America 156593 : Sikorsky UH-34D ordered by USN under MDAP as 156593; to Air America, unk; lost Jun 16, 1970, Laos.
1970 hus-1 58-1817 Air America 156595 : Sikorsky UH-34D ordered by USN under MDAP as 156595; to Air America, unk; lost lost 27Sep70, Laos.
1970 hus-1 58-1819 Air America 156597 : Sdel USMC as UH-34D, 156597, 27Jan69; soc NARF North Island, CA, 13Jul69; rtnd Sikorsky
Air America H-75 : xfer Air America as H-75, 15Aug69 (from Sikorsky); captured 20Feb70 near Xieng Khouang, Laos, soc 09Mar70, Laos.
1970 hus-1 58-809 US Marine Corps 145741 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-809, ff:?; del USMC as HUS-1, 145741, 07Mar58; admin strike HMRL-163 abd USS Bennington (CVS-30), 28Mar61; soc FAWPRA Atsugi, Japan, 06Jan64
US Army Aviation 55-5257 : xfer US Army as 55-5257, 28Mar61
Air America H-T : xfer Air America as H-T, 29Mar61
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 145741 : xfer VNAF as UH-34D, 145741, 17Apr63; w/o 27Feb70.
1970 hus-1 58-812 US Marine Corps 145744 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-812, ff:?; del USMC as HUS-1, 145744, 07Mar58; xfer HMM-364, YK-##, MCAS Futenma, unk; redesig UH-34D, Oct62; to VNAF, 17Jun64; w/o 11May70.
1970 hus-1a 58-803 US Marine Corps 145716 : Sikorsky HUS-1A, cn 58-803, ff:?; del USMC as HUS-1A, 145716, 04Mar58; redesig UH-34E, Oct62; xfer VU-7, UH-41, unk; xfer VC-5, UF-74, unk; w/o VC-5, Naha, Japan, 02Apr70.
1970 oh-13h 2485 Österreichische Luftstreitkräfte 3B-HG : OL w/o 7Oct70
1970 oh-58a 40063 US Army Aviation 68-16749 : US Army; 01dec70 w/o
1970 oh-58a 40117 US Army Aviation 68-16803 : US Army; 04dec70 w/o
1970 OH-6J 6308 Japan Ground Self-Defense Force 31008 : Kawasaki 369E, c/n 6308, ff?; del JGSDF as OH-6J, 31008 unk; unit xfers unk; w/o 29Aug70.
1970 OH-6J 6310 Japan Ground Self-Defense Force 31010 : Kawasaki 369E, c/n 6310, ff?; del JGSDF as OH-6J, 31010 unk; unit xfers unk; w/o 27May70.
1970 S-55C 55-1055 Suid-Afrikaanse Lugmag A6 : SAAF d/d 1956; 1968 to ZS-HCM
Autair Helicopters ZS-HCM : Autair; ex SAAF A6; 1968 pictured during replenishment at sea off Capetown of m/t Esso Ghent; w/o 30nov70 crashed near the town of De Aar. It was being used to clean high tension power lines for Escom, the South African Electricity Supply Company. The chap cleaning the power lines and the winch operator were killed. The pilot was severely burned
1970 s-58b 58-419 PHI Inc N856 : Sikorsky S-58B, c/n 58-419, ff?; del Petroleum Helicopter as N856, 21Jul57; lsd Venezuela as YV-E-FPZ, Jan58; rtnd US as N856, unk; sold Carson Helicopters as N8561, by Jul68; NTSB: "26Aug70: Fonda NY. Damage - substantial. Tail rotor gear box separation."
1970 s-61d-3 61-479 Força Aeronaval da Marinha do Brasil N-3009 : accepted Marinha 28apr1970. w/o 21nov1970. (see N-3019 for preserved gate guardian)
1970 s61n.mk2 61-221 British Airways Helicopters G-ASNM : British Airways Helicopters
schreiner airways PH-SBC : Schreiner Northsea Helicopters
British European Airways G-ASNM : British European Airways; w/o 15nov70 North Sea approx 50nm E Aberdeen, Scotland
1970 sa316b 1730 Comando de Aviacion Naval Argentina 0648 : accepted ARA 28may70 as 4-H-4. Crash near Calderon (Bahia Blanca) 18sep70
1970 sa321g 123 Aéronautique Navale 123 : FN d/d 1970; 32F; w/o 19nov70 crashed in Camargue
1970 se3130 1188 Heeresflieger 75+03 : PA-135; PQ-135; PJ-332; PJ-201; HFB10; w/o 02.11.1970 Obermoos/Fulda
1970 se3130 1377 Österreichische Luftstreitkräfte 3D-XY : w/o june 1970
1970 se3130 1462 Heeresflieger 75+70 : PF-140; QW-734; QW-231; HFWS; w/o 18.02.1970 Heidenheim
1970 se3130 1748 Heeresflieger 76+73 : PC-142; PC-211; HFS3; w/o 26.02.1970 Eitze
1970 se3130 1855 Heeresflieger 77+06 : AS-351; FFS-S; w/o 09.06.1970 Heidelberg
1970 se3130 1925 Schweizer Luftwaffe V-69 : Swiss AF; w/o 23jun70 at Binntal
1970 se3160 1282 Koninklijke Luchtmacht A-282 : KLU w/o ????
Koninklijke Luchtmacht A-282 : RNLAF d/d 24may65; 299 Squadron; crashed 17 may or june 1970 near town of Winterswijk while being flown by a student on a solo flight. It was a total loss, killing the student
1970 se3160 1382 Koninklijke Luchtmacht A-382 : KLU; w/o 13aug70
Koninklijke Luchtmacht A-382 : Crashed near Grathem. Two wounded. A/c totally destroyed by fire
1970 se3160 1415 Koninklijke Luchtmacht A-415 : KLU w/o
Koninklijke Luchtmacht A-415 : w/o 30jul70 crashed near Elst. Two fatalities
1970 se3160 1418 Österreichische Luftstreitkräfte 3E-KD : Bundesheer; w/o 23feb70
1970 sioux wa325 Army Air Corps XT166 : AAC Sioux AH.1; d/d 01Jul65, w/o 14Jan70
1970 sioux wa374 Army Air Corps XT215 : AAC Sioux AH.1 d/d 10Mar66, w/o 06Oct70
1970 sioux wa414 Army Air Corps XT502 : dd as AH.1 2 Nov 1966. w/o 4 Sep 1970 in N Ireland with Air Troop 4/7 Royal Dragoon Guards at Aldergrove
1970 sioux wa433 Army Air Corps XT544 : AAC Sioux AH.1 d/d 11Mar67, w/o 27Nov70
1970 sioux wa523 Army Air Corps XT816 : AAC Sioux AH.1 d/d 19sep66, w/o 24mar70
1970 sioux wa564 Royal Air Force XV310 : RAF Sioux HT.2 d/d 23aug67, w/o 22apr70
1970 sioux wa570 Royal Air Force XV316 : RAF Sioux HT.2 d/d 06nov67 - served with CFS coded F based at RAF Ternhill - w/o 22apr70
1970 sioux wa590 Army Air Corps XT828 : AAC Sioux AH.1 d/d 24jul67, w/o 31aug70
1970 th-57a 5036 US Navy 157390 : w/o 19feb70
1970 UH-1C 1254 US Army Aviation 64-14130 : US Army
US Army Aviation 64-14130 : w/o 21feb70 asg 192 AHC, engine failure 15 NW Phan Thiet, Vietnam. No fatalities
1970 UH-1C 1828 US Army Aviation 66-15100 : US Army; 195th AHC, Vietnam; w/o 19apr70
1970 UH-1D 8345 Heeresflieger 72+25 : w/o 18.02.1970 Neuhausen
1970 UH-1D 8378 Heeresflieger 72+58 : w/o 23.06.1970 Hannover Sued
1970 UH-1D 8410 Heeresflieger 72+90 : w/o 07.07.1970 Wimbachgriestal
1970 UH-1E 6013 US Marine Corps 151278 : HML-167 w/o 13mar70
US Marine Corps 151278 : shot down in laos on sog mission. three killed, 1 rescued
1970 UH-1E 6015 US Marine Corps 151280 : HML-167 w/o 28apr70
1970 UH-1E 6019 US Marine Corps 151284 : HML-167 w/o 25jun70
1970 UH-1E 6032 US Marine Corps 151297 : HML-167 w/o 17apr70
US Marine Corps 151297 : It was actually 18 April. I was the crew chief. We had the CG 1st Marines on board. We went down on Charlie Ridge North West of Da Nang.
1970 UH-1E 6039 US Marine Corps 151845 : HML-167 w/o 07may70
1970 UH-1E 6093 US Marine Corps 152427 : HML-167 w/o 21mar70
US Marine Corps 152427 : Shot down over Laos. LT Parsons survived
1970 UH-1E 6157 US Marine Corps 154773 : HML-167 w/o 19jul70
1970 UH-1E 6172 US Marine Corps 154950 : HML-167 w/o 13may70
1970 UH-1E 6174 US Marine Corps 154952 : HML-167 w/o 24nov70
1970 UH-1E 6186 US Marine Corps 154964 : VMO-1 w/o 09feb70
1970 UH-1E 6189 US Marine Corps 154967 : VMO-6 w/o 11jun70
1970 UH-1E 6191 US Marine Corps 154969 : HML-167 w/o 18aug70
1970 UH-1E 6209 US Marine Corps 155354 : HML-267 w/o 21oct70;
1970 UH-1F 7034 US Air Force 64-15484 : USAF; conv UH-1P; 14 SOW w/o 25sep70 South Vietnam/Cambodian border
US Air Force 64-15484 : this chopper went down in Cambodia on Sept 25,1970 on a re-supply mission... pilot Jackie P Heil (killed) pilot HB Carrington gunner Gerald R cooper (killed) gunner DJ Galvan (injured) Crew chief Bart Anderson
US Air Force 64-15484 : This was not a resupply mission. It was a combat training mission while standing strip alert at Duc Lap, RVN, with 4 gunships, 5th gun, and 3 VNAF H-34B slicks, supporting five LRRP teams in Cambodia. Two gunships and two slicks went across the line to practice under fire coordination. While coming over a low ridge, the H-34 Slick turned left instead of right (directions by overhead USAF FAC in 0-2). When Jackie came over the ridge, he had to make a very sharp turn to avoid headon collision, and went into the trees. I KNOW, because I was the copilot in 5th gun, with Lou Glass being the aircraft commander. We picked up the two survivors of 64-1584 via long line ropes.
1970 UH-1F 7041 US Air Force 64-15491 : USAF; conv UH-1P; 14SOW w/o 14mar70, South Vietnam
1970 UH-1F 7085 US Air Force 65-7944 : USAF; conv UH-1P; 14SOW w/o 19mar70 Vietnam
1970 uh-1h 9963 US Army Aviation 67-17765 : US Army d/d Jun68; 498th Med Co, Lane Army heliport, 10m Qui Nhon, South Vietnam; w/o 26oct70 4 killed, 1 injured; 1227 total flight hours
1970 UH-1L 6210 US Navy 157851 : HAL-3 w/o 01jun70
1970 UH-1L 6216 US Navy 157857 : HAL-3 w/o 05may70
1970 UH-2A 58 US Navy 149756 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 58, ff?; del USN as UH2K-1, 149756 unk; redesig UH-2A in 1962; noted HC-4, 55, ~1969; conv HH-2C unk; xfer NAF China Lake, RDT&E, 01Apr70; xfer HC-5, TD-??, unk; xfer HSL-31, TD-??, unk; w/o 11May70.
1970 UH-46D 2248 US Navy 153409 : BV-107M, c/n 2248, ff?; del USN 31Jan67 as UH-46D 153409; unit xfers unk; last unit HC-8 Det 3, BR51, USS Detroit (AOE-4); w/o 21Feb91 during Desert Storm.
1970 UH-46D 2259 US Navy 153410 : BV-107M, c/n 2259, ff?; del USN as UH-46D, 153410, 27Feb67; xfer HC-7, VH-61, 1967; xfer HC-3, Det 103 (USS Camden), SA-05, unk; w/o on 26Mar70 when helo crashed close aboard USS Camden (AOE-2) approx 25 NM from San Diego during ship-to-shore transfer operations at 0450 local time when pilot experienced vertigo and helicopter impacted water and turned inverted. Two of five crew members rescued, three perished including pilot, Ltjg Holovnia, ATN3 Keim and ATN2 Williams.
US Navy 153410 : 1965/66 pictured as VH-61 with HC-7 at NAS Atsugi, Japan during a SAR mission for a missing P-3 Orion at Shikoku Island
1970 wasp f.9671 Fleet Air Arm XT789 : d/d 1 Apr 1967. w/o 12 Aug 1970 with 829 Sqdn, ditched near Mull of Kintyre while operating from HMS Dido (F104).
Fleet Air Arm XT789 : a/c did NOT ditch but hit summit of hill on Mul Kintyre during night flying ex revise and whilst under IFR conditions being vectored by HMS Didis radar and SCATeam Pilot strangled to death on throat microphone whilst passenger ( engineering officer and not regular aircrew) was thrown clear and survived He was found sitting in his inflated life raft that he'd used to make a shelter from inclement weather
1970 has.1 wa 15 Fleet Air Arm XM834 : Westland Wessex HAS.1 del Royal Navy 29sep60; conv HAS.3, unk; w/o 21nov70 at RNAS Culdrose; Nov76 scr Odiham
Fleet Air Arm XM834 : 700Sq(H)Sq/508 by Oct 1960, 706Sq/508 by Jan 1962, 814Sq/G-B by Oct 1964, crashed during night exercise at Sembawang 24 Nov 1964, to Fleetlands. To Yeovil for conv to HAS.3 Feb 1965.
Fleet Air Arm XM834 : A&AEE Boscombe Down by Dec 1966, 700H Sq/580-CU by May 1967, 700H Sq/584-CU by Aug 1967, 814Sq/274-V by Sep 1967, 706Sq/574-CU by Sep 1968, 706Sq/570-CU by Oct 1969, broke up during ground running 5 Oct 1970. To Lee for AIU. Lee dump by Apr 1971. scr. Odiham Nov 1976
1970 has.1 wa 39 Fleet Air Arm XM918 : Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA039, f/f:?; del Royal Navy as XM918, 27/09/1961; conv HAS.3, unk; w/o 25/07/1970.
1970 has.1 wa 54 Fleet Air Arm XP103 : Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA054, f/f: 20/01/1962; del Royal Navy as XP103, 02/1962; w/o 11/02/1970.
Fleet Air Arm XP103 : 845Sq/A-A by Apr 1962, 845Sq/W-B by Apr 1964, 737 Sq/526-PO by Jul 1966. To Yeovil Apr 1967 for conv HAS.3.
Fleet Air Arm XP103 : 706Sq/571-CU by Mar 1969, w/o 11 Feb 1970 with 706Sq, ditched in Falmouth Bay following engine failure.
1970 has.31 wa201 Fleet Air Arm (RAN) N7-201 : Westland Wessex HAS.31A, c/n WA201, f/f:14/08/62; del RAN as N7-201, 881, 09May62; ditched 23/11/70 after engine failure during night flying dunking sortie, Shoalhaven Bight; recoded 811, unk; With 725 Sqdn LEUT(P) J.Wilkie RAN, SBLT(P) R.G. Snell RAN, LT(O) C.R. Linsell RN, Aircrewman LSUC J.P. McCraken; Only one of two inflation bags operated and aircraft turned upside down in the water; Whilst being towed into Jervis Bay the aircraft sank, crew rescued by Wessex 820.
1970 hc.2 wa135 Royal Air Force XR510 : ff 19 Dec 1963, dd 6 Jan 1964. HOCF/BZ by Sep 1970, w/o 12 Nov 1970 with HOCF as /BZ, in mid air collision with XT679/BU at RAF Odiham.
1970 hc.2 wa148 Royal Air Force XR526 : ff 24 Aug 1964, dd 23 Sep 1964. w/o 27 May 1970 with 72 Sq, to RAF Odiham as 8147M, RAE Farnborough, G.I. Sherborne, Yeovil.  Sold.
XR526 : Sep12 appears to have been rebuilt and now on display at the Helicopter Museum at Weston-Super-Mare, UK
1970 hc.2 wa547 Royal Air Force XT679 : ff 8 Mar 1967, dd 31 Mar 1967. w/o 12 Nov 1970 with HOCF as /BU, mid air collision with XR510 HOCF/BZ at Odiham.
1970 har.2 wa148 Royal Air Force XL109 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA148, ff: 27Nov56; del Royal Air Force as XL109, 15Jan57; conv HAR.10, unk; w/o 10Oct70; soc Hong Kong, 1970.
1970 har.2 wa151 Royal Air Force XL112 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA151, ff: 18Jan57; del Royal Air Force as XL112, 13Feb57; conv HAR.10, unk; w/o 20Nov70.
Royal Air Force XL112 : broke up in flight and w/o 20 Nov 1970, near Patrick Brompton, North Yorkshire while with 202 Sq.
1970 har.4 wa 26 Royal Air Force XD183 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.4, c/n WA26, f/f:20Jul54; del RAF as XD183, 18Aug54; conv HAR.10, unk; w/o 22Jun70, to Royal Malaysian AF as ground instructional aid.
    156 C/N found.


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