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Sud Aviation se3210 super frelon 1
Westland sioux 4
Westland wasp 2
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YearVersionC/N
1971 206a 235 5R-MVK : Bell 206A cn235 ff:?; del Madagascar as 5R-MVK, unk
Heliswiss International AG HB-XDD : xfer Heliswiss AG, Switzerland as HB-XDD, 24May70; dbr at Boven Nickerie/Surinam, 30Mar71; reg canx 17Sep71.
1971 206a 453 Bell Helicopter N2282W : Bell 206A cn453, ff:?; reg Bell Helicopters as N2282W, unk; del Police, US as N2282W, unk; w/o during aerial police patrol ivo Rosedale, MD when a/c hit wire, did 360 deg turn and suffered hard ldng with substantial dmg, 03Jul71.
1971 206a 568 Bell Helicopter N7020J : Bell 206A cn568, ff:?; reg Bell Helicopter as N7020J, unk; del US as N7020J, unk; w/o when helo hover taxied backward into crane on barge ivo Eugene Island, LA, 25Oct71.
1971 206a 593 9V-BCY : Bell 206A cn593, ff:?; del Heli Orient (Singapore) as 9V-BCY, 02Jan71; reg canx 13May71
XW-PHT : xfer Lao Air Development as XW-PHT, May71; w/o Jul71.
1971 47g-3 6813 Royal New Zealand Air Force NZ3711 : RNZAF. w/o 15nov71
1971 47j 1426 Air Glaciers SA HB-XAU : Air Glaciers from 1sep1965 to may1968 toward new owner HeliSwiss
Heliswiss International AG HB-XAU : HeliSwiss from 3may1968 to w/o jun1971
1971 A106 2 Marina Militare Italiana MM5002N : Marina 5-02; w/o 07may71; 1997 preserved at Luni-Sarzana
1971 ab204as 3138 Marina Militare Italiana MM80370 : Marina 3-09. w/o 07may71 rebuild as c/n 3210
1971 ab204as 3217 Marina Militare Italiana MM80510 : Marina 3-22. Gruppo Elicotteri 2. w/o 01feb71 near Grottaglie
1971 ab205a 4055 Ejercito del Aire Z.10-14 : EdA. ex EC-BRK, EC-SSS. w/o 11jul71
1971 ab205a 4074 Aviazione dell'Esercito MM80459 : Esercito E.I.269. w/o 07may71 at Rifugio Casati, Bolzano
1971 105a S-5 ADAC Luftrettung GmbH D-HILF : ADAC /Christoph1; w/o 17aug71 hit tail rotor at München-Allach
1971 CH-46D 2250 US Marine Corps 153356 : BV-107M, c/n 2250, ff?; accepted BWR FR Morton, PA as CH-46D 153356 10Feb67; xfer HMM-261 16Feb67; xfer NAS North Island A&T 06Jul70; xfer H&MS-36 COSA 12Aug70; xfer HMM-165 23Sep70; w/o 11Jan71, RVN.
1971 CH-46D 2258 US Marine Corps 153364 : BV-107M, c/n 2258, ff?; accepted BWR FR Morton, PA as CH-46D 153364 22Feb67; xfer NARF North Island 02Mar67; xfer HMM-364, YK-01, 11Sep67; xfer FAWPRA Atsugi 08Aug68; xfer NAS Atsugi A&T 19Nov68; xfer HMM-165 15Dec68; xfer H&MS-16 COSA 12Seo69; xfer HMM-364, YK-08, 08Mar70; w/o 21Jan71.
1971 CH-46D 2274 US Marine Corps 153376 : BV-107M, c/n 2274, ff?; accepted BWR FR Morton, PA as CH-46D 153376 04Apr67; xfer HMM-365 10Apr67; xfer HMM-163 24Oct68; xfer HMMT-302 17May69; HMM-364, YK-??, 08Aug69; xfer H&MS-16 COSA 08Sep69; xfer HMM-364, YK-??, 14Dec69; w/o 05Feb71.
1971 CH-46D 2364 US Marine Corps 154013 : BV-107M, c/n 2364, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154013, 20Oct67; xfer HMM-161 21Dec67; xfer H&MS-16 COSA 27Aug69; xfer HMM-364 10Dec69; xfer H&MS-36 23Feb71; xfer H&MS-36 CRAA 16Jul71; xfer HMH-165, YW-??, 23Aug71; w/o abd USS Tripoli (LPH-10)27Dec71.
US Marine Corps 154013 : Crashed in ocean at night killing the 3 crewmembers. Suspected cause was mechanical failure of the planetary gear in the xmsn
1971 CH-46D 2403 US Marine Corps 154796 : BV-107M, c/n 2403, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154796 31Jan68; xfer HMM-263 08Feb68; xfer HMM-165, YW-??, 18Apr68; xfer HMM-364, YK-??, 23Aug68; xferHMM-165 18Dec68; xfer H&MS-16 COSA 21Sep69; xfer HMM-262 09Nov69; xfer HMM-16110Aug70; xfer HMM-165 23Aug70; xfer H&MS-36 COSA 27Oct70; xfer HMM-164 25Feb71; xfer H&MS-36 16Apr71; xfer HMM-165 04Sep71; w/o 20Dec71.
1971 CH-46D 2409 US Marine Corps 154802 : BV-107M, c/n 2409, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154802 16Feb68; xfer H&MS-30 COSA 10Mar68; xfer HMM-263 25Mar68; xfer HMM-165 COSA 01Oct69; xfer H&MS-36 COSA 01Dec69; xfer HMM-165 25Dec69; xfer HMM-262, ET-??, 11Aug70; w/o 30Mar71.
1971 CH-46D 2411 US Marine Corps 154804 : BV-107M, c/n 2411, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154804 26Feb68; xfer HMMT-302 09Mar68' xfer NAS North Island A&T 30Oct69; xfer H&MS-36 COSA 18Feb70; xfer HMM-164 16Apr70; xfer H&MS-36, WX-??, 29Apr71; xfer H&MS-36 SUBUNIT Futenma 25Sep71; w/o 20Dec71.
1971 CH-46D 2446 US Marine Corps 154839 : BV-107M, c/n 2446, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154839 21Jun68; xfer H&MS-30 COSA 08Jul68; xfer HMM-262, ET-??, 21Sep68; w/o 19Apr71.
US Marine Corps 154839 : HMM-262 /ET-05
1971 CH-46D 2449 US Marine Corps 154842 : BV-107M, c/n 2449, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154842 22Jul68; xfer H&MS-30 COSA 06Aug68; xfer NAS North Island A&T 20Aug68; xfer H&MS-16 COSA 10Sep68; xfer HMM-262, ET-??, 05Oct68; w/o RVN, 30Mar71.
1971 CH-53C 65-251 US Air Force 68-10922 : USAF; 1551st CCTW w/o 30nov71 hit ground during night
1971 CH-53C 65-258 US Air Force 68-10929 : USAF; 21st SOS w/o 18feb71
1971 CH-53C 65-260 US Air Force 68-10931 : USAF; 21st SOS w/o 01mar71
1971 ch-53d 65-164 US Marine Corps 156660 : USMC
US Marine Corps 156660 : w/o 25feb71 HMH-463 /YH
1971 ch-53d 65-171 US Marine Corps 156667 : USMC
US Marine Corps 156667 : w/o 18feb71 HMH-463 /YH
1971 ch-54a 64-046 US Army Aviation 68-18444 : Sikorsky S-64A, c/n 64-046, ff?; del US Army as CH-54A 68-18444 unk; w/o 01Feb71.
1971 h-19b 55-617 US Air Force 52-7526 : Sikorsky S-55 c/n 55-617, ff:?; del USAF as H-19B, 52-7526, Jan54.
N5096V : Trans Alaska Helicopters at Anchorage, AK Jun69; w/o 12aug71 at Valdez, Alaska
1971 h-34a 58-201 US Army Aviation 54-921 : del US ARMY as H-34A, 54-921, 05Feb56; to H-34C by Jan62; sos Aviation School, Fort Rucker, AL, Jun67; xfer VNAF, unk; w/o 07Apr71.
1971 h-34a 58-390 US Army Aviation 54-3035 : del US ARMY as H-34A, 54-3035, 27Nov56; to H-34C by Jan62; soc, Aviation School, Fort Rucker, AL, Jun67;
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 54-3035 : xfer VNAF as CH-34C, 54-3035, 1967; w/o 29Jan71.
1971 h-34a 58-463 US Army Aviation 55-4485 : del US ARMY as H-34A, 55-4485, unk; to vietnam AF, 09Feb57; to H-34C by Jan62; soc Transportation Depot, Germany, Jun67; xfer VNAF, unk; w/o 09Oct71.
US Army Aviation 55-4485 : 1963-1967, asg A Company 504th Aviation Battalion 4th Armored Division; 1966 photo Katterbach Germany (Ansbach Army Airfield) behind Hanger 7 Building 5807
1971 h-34g.III 58-1678 Heeresflieger QK+583 : Sikorsky H-34G.III, c/n 58-1678, ff?; ordered MDAP by USN as 150806, unk; del W.German Herresflieger as QK+583, unk; recoded QK+141, unk; recoded 81+08, 1967; w/o 18May71.
1971 h-34g.ii 58-1089 Heeresflieger 80+24 : Sikorsky H-34G.II, c/n 58-1089, ff?; del W. Ger Heeresflieger as ?, unk; recoded 80+24; w/o 28SEP71.
1971 HH-1K 6311 US Navy 157187 : HAL-3. w/o 18oct71
1971 HH-1K 6319 US Navy 157195 : w/o 09jul71
1971 hh-52a 62-089 US Coast Guard 1404 : USCG HH-52A Seaguard; w/o 09Jan71
US Coast Guard 1404 : 1966 appears on movie Flipper Joins the Navy in Miami, FL
US Coast Guard 1404 : I believe this was the HH-52 we lost at the south pole during our first Deep Freeze trip in 1971 on the USCGC Staten Island. It was lost on Mount Erebus near McMurdo station near the summit. It was never salvaged and is still there as far as I know. All of the crew were rescued
US Coast Guard 1404 : I found a website that showed pics from 2007 of the Mount Erubus crash site. 1404 is still there...
1971 HH-53C 65-148 US Air Force 68-8285 : USAF; 40th ARRS w/o 21jul71
US Air Force 68-8285 : w/o 21jul71, shot down in Laos
1971 HH-53C 65-196 US Air Force 68-10366 : USAF; 37th ARRS w/o 25nov71 near DaNang Vietnam
1971 hss-1 58-119 US Navy 139021 : Sikorsky HSS-1, c/n 58-119, ff?; del US Navy as HSS-1 139021, 15Oct55; soc NARF Pensacola, 06Aug70;
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 139021 : xfer VNAF as UH-34G 139021, 1970; w/o 21Feb71.
1971 hss-1 58-49 US Navy 138491 : Sikorsky HSS-1, c/n 58-49, ff?; del US Navy as HSS-1 138491, 18Oct55; redesig UH-34G, Oct62; soc NARF Pensacola, 18Dec68; xfer MAP to VNAF, 1968; w/o 27Sep71.
1971 hss-1 58-529 US Navy 143879 : Sikorsky HSS-1, c/n 58-529, ff?; del US Navy as HSS-1 143879, 01Jun57; to HSS-1N (ASC 84), unk; soc NARF Pensacola, for MAP, as UH-34G, 25Apr69;
Air America H-71 : xfer Air America as H-71, Aug69; lost in Luang Prabang area, Laos, 16/17Feb71.
1971 hss-1 58-621 US Navy 143902 : Sikorsky HSS-1, c/n 58-621, ff?; del USN as 143902, 12Aug57; to HSS-1N (ASC 84), unk; soc for MAP, NARF Pensacola, 11Jul69;
US Air Force 143902 : xfer USAF as UH-34G, 143902 for MAP, 14Jul69; soc 20Feb70
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 143902 : xfer VNAF as UH-34G, 143902, 20Feb70; w/o 09Oct71.; [Also claimed to be wfu & xfer AMARC, 25Feb70 and later xfer to Orlando Helicopter, unk.]
1971 hss-1 58-646 US Navy 143911 : Sikorsky HSS-1, c/n 58-646, ff?; del USN as 143911, 05Sep58; to HSS-1N (ASC 84), unk; soc as UH-34G [for MAP], NARF Pensacola, 25Apr69;
Air America H-72 : xfer Air America as H-72, Aug69; lost near New Paksong, Laos, 01Oct71.
1971 hss-1 58-667 US Navy 143923 : Sikorsky HSS-1, cn 58-667, ff:?; del USN as HSS-1, 143923, 11Oct57; to HSS-1N (ASC 84), unk; soc 11Jul69, NARF Pensacola, for MAP; wfu & stor MASDC as HD???, unk, soc 13Mar70;
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 143923 : xfer [MAP] to Vietnam AF as UH-34G, 143923, 13Mar70; w/o 08Nov71.
1971 hss-1 58-698 US Navy 143934 : Sikorsky HSS-1, cn 58-698, ff:?; del USN as HSS-1, 143934, 14Dec57; to HSS-1N (ASC 84), 934, unk; sos MASDC Tucson, as UH-34J, 934, 09Jan70; xfer to Uruguay Naval Aviation as A-061, 1971; w/o in midair collision with c/n 58-722, A-062, 04Nov71.
Aviacion Naval Uruguaya A-061 : Aviacion Naval d/d 09oct71; ex BuNo 143934; w/o 04nov71 mid-air collision with A-062
Aviacion Naval Uruguaya A-061 : correct w/o date is 14nov71 and the collision was on the ground and not mid-air
1971 hss-1 58-722 US Navy 143941 : del USN as HSS-1, 143941, 14Dec57; to HSS-1N (ASC 84), unk; redesig SH-34J, Oct62; loaned to USAF 06Jan65 - 22Apr66; soc MASDC Tucson as UH-34J, 09Jan70;
Aviacion Naval Uruguaya A-062 : Aviacion Naval d/d 09oct71; ex BuNo 143941; w/o 04nov71 mid-air collision with A-061
1971 hss-1n 58-1721 US Marine Corps 150725 : del USMC as UH-34D, 150725, 14Jan64; damage sustained 10Nov71; w/o MARTD Lakehurst, NJ, 17Jan72.
1971 hss-2 61-008 US Navy 147144 : USN YHSS-2; redesig SH-3A; conv to RH-3A; w/o 21sep71
US Navy 147144 : 09jan69 deployed aboard USS Catskill (MCS-1) to HC-7 Det 113, Atsugi Japan, returned to USA HC-5 August 1970
US Navy 147144 : w/o 21sep71 attached to Barking Sands Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) at Kekaha, Kauai, Hawaii. Contacted the water with its tail rotor crashed and sank in the Kauai channel
1971 hss-2 61-076 US Navy 149002 : USN; conv SH-3G; HC-7 Cubi Point w/o 29dec71
US Navy 149002 : 29dec71 at John Hay AFB Baguio, Luzon, Philippines. Crashed on take-off, minor injuries to 17 persons aboard
1971 hus-1 58-1382 US Marine Corps 148797 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-1382, ff:? del USMC as HUS-1, 148797, unk; redesig UH-34D, Oct62; w/o 14Oct71.
US Marine Corps 148797 : written off Midway Island and scaped in situ
1971 hus-1 58-1725 US Marine Corps 150729 : Sikorsky UH-34D, cn 58-1725, ff:?; del USMC as UH-34D, 150729, 16Jan64; w/o MARTD Detroit, 20Aug71.
1971 hus-1 58-1764 Air America 153126 : Sikorsky UH-34D ordered by USN under MDAP as 153126; to Air America. Lost Sep 3, 1971, Laos.
1971 hus-1 58-578 US Marine Corps 144647 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-578, ff:?; del USMC as HUS-1, 144647, 07Jun57; admin strike, HMRL-163 at MCAS Santa Ana, CA or NAS Cubi Point, PI, 20Dec60;
US Army Aviation 55-5244 : xfer US ARMY as 55-5244, (paper s/n for transfer purposes only), 20Dec60;
Air America H-B : xfer to Air America as H-B, 20Dec60; soc 27May63
CIC-5 : xfer International Control Commission, 27May63; current 16May64
Lao People's Armed Forces 4647 : xfer Royal Laotion Air Force as 4647, before 03Oct69; w/o Southeast Asia, 19Aug71.
1971 kv-107ii-4 4020 Japan Ground Self-Defense Force 51706 : KV-107II-4, c/n 4020,?ff? del?JGSDF as 51706, date?; units unknown; w/o in crash, 12Nov71.
1971 kv-107ii-4 4045 Japan Ground Self-Defense Force 51723 : KV-107II-4, c/n 4045, ff?; del JGSDF as 51723, date?; units unknown; w/o 01Mar71.
1971 oh-13s 4004 Elliniki Aeroporia Stratou ES714 : Hellenic Army; FMS 69-19623; d/d 18feb71; w/o 16mar71 with 8th LAS
1971 oh-13s 4009 Elliniki Aeroporia Stratou ES719 : Hellenic Army; FMS 69-19629; d/d 18feb71; f/f 15mar71 as ES719; w/o 08nov71 with 15th LAS
1971 oh-58a 40300 US Army Aviation 68-16986 : US Army; 15mar71 w/o
1971 oh-58a 40332 US Army Aviation 69-16111 : US Army
US Army Aviation 69-16111 : w/o 1971 in Vietnam. Her nick name was Triple Penny
1971 oh-6a 1217 US Army Aviation 68-17257 : w/o 24jul71 Cambodia
1971 S-55C 55-1070 Fuerza Aerea de Chile H-52 : S-55C; fach; w/o 28dec71
1971 S-55C 55-950 Suid-Afrikaanse Lugmag A5 : SAAF d/d 1956; 1968 to ZS-HCL
Autair Helicopters ZS-HCL : Autair d/d 1968; ex SAAF A5; w/o 27may71 Emergency landing on Bird Island off the Eastern Cape coast; Driveshaft failure. Attempt to replace engine failed and the helicopter was later disposed of; canc 17aug71
1971 S-55C M55-022 Japan Ground Self-Defense Force 40022 : Mitsubishi S-55C, c/n M55-022, ff?; del JGSDF as UH-19C 40022 unk; unit xfers unk; w/o 19Aug71.
1971 s-58c 58-395 SABENA OO-SHM : 1958 pictured at Brussels, note the modified S-58 nose
SABENA OO-SHM : Sikorsky S-58C, c/n 58-395, ff?; handed over to Sabena NV at the Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.plant, Bridgeport, CT, 27Dec56; delivered to Sabena NV, Brussel, 10Jan57; registered OO-SHM (CofR 1117) Sabena NV, Brussels, 15Jan57; inaugural service Paris-Issy (Capt.P.Vaneberck), 03Mar57; leased to Elipadana SpA, Milano, operated services Milano-Torino and Milano-Lugano, 29Apr60; returned to Sabena, Brussels, 21Jul60; transferred to the Congo for operations in Katanga (KAT44, registration was not carried on the aircraft), 27Sep60; returned to Sabena, Brussels, Dec62; cancelled from the Belgian Civil Register, 21Oct63;
Elipadana OO-SHM : leased to Elipadana SpA, Milano, as OO-SHM, operated services Milano-Torino and Milano-Lugano, 29Apr60; returned to Sabena, Brussels, 21Jul60
Force Aérienne Belge B13 : taken on charge Belgian Air Force, Heli Flight, Koksijde (Flight SRT - Short Range Transport) callsign B-13/OT-ZKM (tt: 4856 hrs), 21Oct63; ferried to Sabena NV at Brussel-Zaventem for major overhaul, 10Jan64; suffers cat.4 mishap at Koksijde, 22Jul64; transported to Evere for storage, 24Jul64; transported to Sabena at Brussel-Zaventem for repairs, 09Dec64; cat.1 mishap - during take-off the left door of the motor compartment opens at 1000 feet, 15Feb66; cat.1 mishap - tail-rotor servo feedline rupture, 11Nov66; looses the antenna of the radio compass during flight, 28Dec66; ferried to SABCA, Gosselies for IRAN inspection, 21May69; xfer Helicopter Squadron, Koksijde, Apr71; suffered cat.5 accident after the pilot lost control, the helicopter crashed in the Rudolph-Blum Strasse in Broichweiden, a suburb of Aachen (Germany). The pilot managed to avoid a few houses. Crew Cdt. Brokken (pilot), Adj. L.Degeest, 15Oct71; wreck transferred to Royal Army Museum, Brussel (as exhibit), 23Nov72; noted at Brussels Air Museum, 1978-1980; swapped with B6 and transported to Evere for scrapping, 1981; sold for scrap, 1982.
Force Aérienne Belge B13 : (OT-ZKM) displayed at Musee Royal de l Armee, at least 1978-1980
1971 s-62a 62-018 Nishi Nippon Airlines JA9006 : Sikorsky S-62A c/n 62-018, ff?; sold as components to Mistubishi 12Jan62; built as MS-62J, c/n M62-002, ff?; Nishi Nippon Airways as JA9006, 24Apr62; w/o Miyaki-Gun, Saga, 13Oct71.
1971 S-62J M62-002 Nishi Nippon Airlines JA9006 : Sikorsky S-62A c/n 62-018, ff?; sold as components to Mistubishi 12Jan62; built as MS-62J, c/n M62-002, ff?; Nishi Nippon Airways as JA9006, 24Apr62; w/o Miyaki-Gun, Saga, 13Oct71.
1971 S-65C-3 65-236 Heil Ha'Avir 133 : Sikorsky S-65C-3, c/n 65-236 ff?; retained by Sikorsky for testing as N6973R; del IDF/AF as S-65C Yasur 133, Oct69; dived into sea off northern Sinai, near Yamit, 2 crew + 8 pax killed, w/o 08Jul71.
1971 S-65C-3 65-240 Heil Ha'Avir 141 : Sikorsky S-65C-3, c/n 65-240 ff?; retained by Sikorsky for testing as N6977R; del IDF/AF as S-65C Yasur 141, Jan70; crashed while catching UAV, parachute caught and damaged rotor, crew recovered; w/o 03Sep71.
1971 sa316b 1694 Republic of Singapore Air Force 206 : RSAF, w/o 10nov71
1971 sa316b 1766 Comando de Aviacion Naval Argentina 0650 : accepted ARA 16sep70 as 4-H-6. crash with wires 21jan71
1971 sa318c 1993 Aviation Légère de la Force Terrestre A52 : Belgian Army c/n 1993/C620-A70 assembled at SABCA; 08aug71 w/o
1971 sa318c 2080 Aviation Légère de la Force Terrestre A71 : Belgian Army c/n 2080/C695-A156 assembled at SABCA; 08aug71 w/o
1971 sa321g 141 Aéronautique Navale 141 : FN d/d 1969; 32F; w/o 07mar71 crashed at Lanvéoc-Poulmic naval air base
1971 sa330c 1014 Al Quwwat Aljawwiya Aljaza Eriiya 7T-WUC : Algerian airforce; w/o 19nov71
1971 sa330c 1026 Al Quwwat Aljawwiya Aljaza Eriiya 7T-WUD : Algerian airforce; w/o 01apr71
1971 sa330c 1035 Força Aérea Portuguesa 9507 : FAP. w/o 30mar71
Força Aérea Portuguesa 9507 : sabotaged by communist militias in Portugal, after being received from France. It was kept in an Hangar at Tancos AFB3
1971 se3130 1015 Aviation Légère de l'Armée de Terre 1015 : ALAT. w/o 10nov71
1971 se3130 1529 Heeresflieger 75+94 : PD-139; PD-209; HFB4; HFS4; w/o 24.09.1971 Gundelfingen
1971 se3130 1898 Schweizer Luftwaffe V-55 : Swiss AF; w/o 22feb71 at Jona SG
1971 se3130 1919 Schweizer Luftwaffe V-65 : Swiss AF; w/o 27aug71
1971 se3160 1308 Koninklijke Luchtmacht H-08 : KLU SAR w/o october 1971
Koninklijke Luchtmacht H-08 : w/o 08oct71 crashed near Klarenbeek Holland due to main gearbox failure. Two injured
1971 sh-3d 61-346 US Navy 152692 : USN; HS-11 w/o 04aug71
1971 sh-3d 61-448 US Navy 156502 : USN; HS-3 w/o 18jun71
1971 sh-3d 61-450 US Navy 156504 : USN; HS-3 w/o 12feb71
1971 sioux wa343 Army Air Corps XT184 : AAC; Sioux AH.1 d/d 05Oct65, w/o 11Jun71
1971 sioux wa410 Army Air Corps XT498 : AAC Sioux AH.1 alt c/n wap120 d/d 12Oct66
Army Air Corps XT498 : AAC Photographed at Middle Wallop when serving with the Advanced Rotary Wing Flight (ARWF)
Army Air Corps XT498 : AAC - Displayed at RAF Benson Airshow 1969
1971 sioux wa425 Army Air Corps XT513 : AAC Sioux AH.1 d/d 05Jan67, w/o 20Jan71
1971 sioux wa576 Royal Air Force XV322 : RAF Sioux HT.2 d/d 16feb68, w/o 06may71, s.o.c. 28may71
1971 TH-1L 6407 US Navy 157812 : HT-8 w/o 01dec71
1971 TH-1L 6438 US Navy 157843 : HT-8 w/o 16jul71
1971 UH-1B 259 Luftforsvaret 613 : BuNo 60-3613. w/o 21apr71
1971 UH-1D 8199 Luftwaffe 71+39 : HTG 64, w/o 11.06.71 Rosenheim
1971 uh-1d 4938 fuerza aerea de venezuela 0897 : FAV d/d 1969; BuNo 65-9894; w/o 19jul71
1971 uh-1d Fuerza Aerea de Chile H-80 : fach d/d 1966; w/o 06nov71
1971 UH-1E 6059 US Marine Corps 151865 : HMM-165 w/o 27oct71
US Marine Corps 151865 : Crashed on takeoff from USS Tripoli (LPH-10). We had the CO of the MEU on board.
1971 UH-1E 6187 US Marine Corps 154965 : HML-269 w/o 07jun71
1971 UH-1F 7105 US Air Force 65-7964 : USAF; w/o 19apr71 at Edwards AFB, CA
1971 UH-1F 7110 US Air Force 66-1214 : USAF
US Air Force 66-1214 : w/o 1972 crashed at Ellsworth AFB
US Air Force 66-1214 : w/o 09oct71, pilot & 6 passengers, pilot was only survivor. http://www.rotorheadsrus.us/documents/uh_1f_ellisworth_afb_1971.html
1971 uh-1h 9767 US Army Aviation 67-17569 : US Army;To Australia
Royal Australian Air Force A2-767 : RAAF 9 Sq. Shot down Long Hai mountains, South Vietnam 17 Apr 1971
1971 UH-1L 6212 US Navy 157853 : HAL-3 w/o 23dec71
1971 UH-1N 31027 US Air Force 69-6621 : USAF 20th SOS, w/o 04dec71 Ban Me Thout, Vietnam; only USAF UH-1N lost to hostile action during war
1971 UH-1N 31407 US Marine Corps 158236 : w/o 25jul71
1971 UH-46A 2118 US Navy 152491 : BV-107M, c/n 2118, ff?; del USN 11Jan66 as UH-46A 152491; unit xfers unk; xfer NAS Memphis, admin w/o 09Jul71; conv CH-46D unk; SOC 02Apr03.
1971 V44A 42-10 marinen 01002 : Vertol 44A cn 42-10, ln 498, ff:1958; del Swedish Marinen as Hkp-1, 01002 /02, 1958; w/o 07Jul71.
marinen 01002 : participated in the International SAR Helicopter Meet at RAF Thorney Island, Jun 1969
1971 wasp f.9552 Suid-Afrikaanse Lugmag 83 : w/o 25 Nov 1971 near Luanda.
1971 wasp f.9725 Fleet Air Arm XV630 : dd 22 Apr 1969 to RN. 829 NAS/433 Euryalus Flt by Jul 1969, ditched and sank off Portland, 14 Sep 1971. Wreck recovered to AIU Lee-on-Solent.
Fleet Air Arm XV630 : To RNEC Manadon by Apr 1972.
1971 has.1 wa 34 Fleet Air Arm XM875 : Westland Wessex HAS.1 del Royal Navy 03aug61; w/o 20may71 ditched off Portland on Weymouth Bay, Dorset near USS Bigelow (DD-942) whilest carrying press during NATO STANAVFORLANT exercise. 3 fatalities
Fleet Air Arm XM875 : I was on the forward AA with two lookouts on board the USS Bigelow and saw it happen. RD3 Curtis Deal
1971 has.1 wa 67 Fleet Air Arm XP116 : Westland Wessex HAS.1 del Royal Navy 25jul62; conv HAS.3; w/o 15nov71 ditched off Portland; to A2618 i/a; scrapped Lee-on-Solent 1984
1971 has.1 wa 80 Fleet Air Arm XP147 : Westland Wessex HAS.1 del Royal Navy 31jul62; conv HAS.3, unk; w/o 14jul71 ditched 30m off Portland
1971 hu.5 wa174 Fleet Air Arm XS500 : Westland Wessex HU.5 del Royal Navy 27jun64; w/o 15jan71 crash on water off Loe Bar Beach, Porthleven, Cornwall. 1 fatality
1971 mk.60 wa696 Bristow G-AXPJ : Wessex Mk.60, c/n WA696, del Bristow Helicopters as G-AXPJ, 1969.
Bristow Masayu Helicopters PK-HBR : lsd Bristow Masayu Helicopters as PK-HBR, unk; w/o, crashed at sea, 08Jun71.
1971 har10 wa346 Royal Air Force XP303 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA346, ff: 05Jul61; del Royal Air Force as XP303, 31Aug61; w/o 24Jan71.
Royal Air Force XP303 : 110 Sq/B by Jul 1963. /C by Apr 1967. w/o 24 Jan 1971 at Peak Alpha (Hong Kong) with 28 Sq following fire, after striking an obstacle in the hover.
1971 har.4 wa 42 Royal Air Force XD795 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.4, c/n WA42, ntu Royal Air Force as XD795. [duplicate Sabre 4 serial]
Royal Air Force XJ426 : ff: 14Dec54; del Royal Air Force as Whirlwind HAR.4, XJ426, 11Jan55; conv HAR.10, unk; w/o 22Aug71.
Royal Air Force XJ426 : Ditched while with 22 Sq, following fire indications, off Lundy Is 22 Aug 1971
1971 har.4 wa 48 Royal Air Force XD801 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.4, c/n WA48, ntu Royal Air Force as XD801. [duplicate Sabre 4 serial]
Royal Air Force XJ432 : ff: 11Feb55; del Royal Air Force as Whirlwind HAR.4, XJ432, 25May55; conv HAR.10, unk; w/o 18Jan71; soc 26Mar71 as CAT 5(S).
Royal Air Force XJ432 : XD801 ntu. Loaned to Queens Flight (as HC.2 ?) 1958-59, conv to HAR.10, 28 Sq/S by Jun 1968. w/o 18 Jan 1971 with 28 Sq after engine failure at Sai Kung, Hong Kong New Territories.
1971 yhc-1b b-001 US Army Aviation 59-04982 : Vertol Model 114, c/n B-001, ff: n/a; YHC-1B 59-04982 was rolled out on 28Apr61 and immediately bailed to Vertol as a test bed. Tied down securely on the Vertol plant ramp, this aircraft became the subject of an endurance project designed to explore the durability of the power plant and drive train system before delivery to the US Army on 26Oct62; redesignated YHC-47A Nov62; accumulated 3,854.0 aircraft hours before being administratively struck off charge on 01Jun71. It was moved to Aberdeen Proving Grounds on 17May72 for ballistic testing; current status and whereabouts unknown.
    115 C/N found.


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