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aerospatiale alouette iii 3
aerospatiale gazelle 9
aerospatiale sa330 puma 11
agusta A109 Hirundo 1
agusta ab204 2
agusta ab205 2
agusta ab212 3
agusta ab47 2
bell 204 3
bell 205 6
bell 206 5
bell 209 ah-1 cobra 1
bell 212 5
boeing-vertol 107-ii 1
boeing-vertol 107M H-46 Sea Knight 6
boeing-vertol CH-47 Chinook 6
dornier UH-1D 1
Elicotteri Meridionali CH-47C Chinook 1
F+W Emmen SA316B Alouette III 1
hughes 369 H-6 1
kaman seasprite 3
kawasaki heavy industries 369HS 1
mbb bo105 1
mil Mi-24 Hind 1
mil Mi-8 / Mi-17 Hip 1
sikorsky s-58 H-34 3
sikorsky s-61 H-3 5
sikorsky s-62 HH-52 2
sikorsky s-65 H-53 1
sikorsky s-70 H-60 3
westland Lynx 7
westland scout 1
westland sea king 6
westland wasp 2
westland wessex 10


YearVersionC/NHistory
1982 107-ii 6 New York Airways inc N6676D : BV-107II-2, c/n 6, ff?; del to NYA as N6676D, 27Nov63.
Columbia Helicopters N6676D : sold to Columbia Helicopters as N6676D, Jan72; broke up in flight while maneuvering during logging operations near Cascade, ID on 14Oct82. Suffered rotor synchronization shaft failure and crashed to ground, 2 crew fatalities.
1982 206a 106 D-HABL : Bell 206A cn106, fF:?; del Sud-Helicopter Ortner-Haberl, Germany as D-HABL, Nov67; conv Bell 206B-2, unk
HB-XGD : xfer Bodmer Air Taxi, AG, Switzerland as HB-XGD, 15Sep76; dbr at Jungfraujoch, 22Jun82, stored, reg canx 13Mar03.
1982 206a 412 Bell Helicopters N1482W : Bell 206A cn412, ff:?; reg Bell Helicopters as N1482W, 1969; del private (US) as N1482W, unk; conv Bel 206B-2, unk; w/o Fairfield, TX 31May82
1982 206a 495 armada de chile 32 : Naval d/d 1970. Bell 206AS (SH-57 type). w/o 01jun82
1982 206a 502 D-HKLW : mfg. 1970; del Germany as D-HKLW, unk
HB-XMX : xfer Säntis-Heli, Switzerland as HB-XMX, 21Oct81; crashed at Ellikon, ZH, 01May82; reg canx 17Nov82.
1982 212 Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Lubnaniyya L-560 : Lebanese airforce, w/o aug82
1982 369hs 74 0619S Corpo Forestale dello Stato I-CFSA : CFS-01. w/o 29jul82
1982 A109a 7152 Comando de Aviacion de Ejercito Argentino AE-337 : Ejercito; w/o 23may82 destroyed on ground near Mount Kent by Sea Harriers during Malvinas/Falklands War
1982 ab204b 3054 Österreichische Luftstreitkräfte 4D-BC : to civ as HB-XKL. w/o 25feb82 in Bern
1982 ab204b 3197 Aeronautica Militare Italiana MM80469 : AMI 15-29. 653 sqd. w/o 16sep82 at Bolzano
1982 ab205a 4036 Air Force of Zimbabwe 6801 : Zimbabwe airforce d/d Oct78 Rhodesia; w/o 14apr82
1982 ab205a-1 4214 Aviazione dell'Esercito MM80688 : Esercito E.I.317. w/o 12oct82 at Pietramurata (Trento)
1982 ab212asw 5149 Marina Militare Italiana MM81084 : Marina 7-39. w/o 21aug82
1982 ab212asw 5168 Elliniko Polemiko Nautiko PN27 : w/o 20apr82
1982 ab212asw 5584 arma aerea de la armada española HA.18-9 : Marina 01-313. ex Z.18-9. w/o 07jul82
1982 ab47g-2 185 Vigili del Fuoco I-VFEF : Vigili del Fuoco; w/o 19jan82; Gate guardian at Frosinone
1982 ab47g-2 239 Luftwaffe 74+08 : also seen as AS+383,last seen as D-HASI
D-HASI : w/o 15apr82 Augsburg
1982 ah-1j 26020 US Marine Corps 157776 : USMC; w/o 02mar82
1982 bo105 S-78 guardia civil HU.15-03 : 09-103. Bo105CB. w/o 31aug82
1982 ch-147 b-723 Canadian Armed Forces 147002 : CH-47C G-002. BuNo 74-22059. w/o 17aug82 Rankin Inlet, NWT
1982 CH-46A 2081 US Marine Corps 151931 : BV-107M, c/n 2081, ff?; del USMC 04Jun65 as CH-46A 151931; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-164 06Jul65; xfer HMM-165 14Feb66; xfer NAS North Island A&T 08Mar66; xfer HMM-164 24Jun66; xfer HAMRON 16 COSA 23Jan67; xfer HMM-262 16Apr67; xfer HMM-164 27Feb68; xfer FAWPRA Atsugi 27Feb69; xfer NAS Atsugi A&T 02Oct69; xfer HMM-165 13Nov69; xfer HC-7 27Nov69; xfer MARTD Lakehurst 10May71; stor MASDC as 1J0067 12Jun72; xfer NARF CHerry Point 18Apr74; redesig HH-46A 03Jul74; xfer NAS Meridian 03Oct74; further unit xfers unk; xfer HC-11, Det 7 unk; w/o 23Sep82, abd USS Sacremento.
1982 CH-46A 2131 US Marine Corps 152511 : BV-107M, c/n 2131, ff?; del USMC 01Mar66 as CH-46A 152511; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-265 08Mar66; xfer H&MS-16 1Jul66; xfer HAMRON 16 COSA 02Dec66; xfer HMM-164, YT-14, 15Mar67; xfer H&MS-36 COSA 01Dec69; xfer H&MS-36 23Feb70; xfer H&MS-24 18Apr70; stor MASDC as 1J0006 16Sep71; xfer NARF Cherry Point 18Apr74; redesig HH-46A 21Aug74; xfer HCT-16, BF-??, unk; w/o 13May82 ivo NAS Pensacola, FL.
US Navy 152511 : USN, HC-16 /BF-?, unk; w/o 13May82 ivo NAS Pensacola, FL
1982 CH-46D 2211 US Marine Corps 153323 : BV-107M, c/n 2211, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep FR Morton PA as CH-46A 153323 24Oct66; xfer HMMT-302 08Nov66; redesg CH-46D 29Nov66; xfer H&MS-16 COSA 10Jun68; xfer HMM-164 10Jul68; xfer HMM-165 10Dec68; xfer HMM-1653 19Aug70; xfer H&MS-36 COSA 14Nov70; xfer H&MS-36 13Mar71; xfer H&MS-56 COSA 23Apr71; xfer H&MS-16 CRAA 16Jul71; xfer HMM-161 12Oct71; xfer HC-6, HW-4, w/o 21Jun82.
1982 CH-46D 2379 US Marine Corps 154028 : BV-107M, c/n 2379, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154028 09Nov67; xfer HMM-263 24Jan68; xfer HMMT-302 08Nov68; xfer H&MS-16 COSA 14Jul69; xfer HMM-263 17Oct69; xfer H&MS-36 22Apr71; xfer HMM-164 07May71; xfer HMM-165 22Oct72; xfer HMM-164 /YT-12, 26May73; xfer HMM-165 27Mar75; xfer HMM-164 30May75; further unit xfers unk; w/o 17Nov82.
US Marine Corps 154028 : Sep73-Jun74 I was Crew Chief in HMM-164 as /YT-12
1982 CH-46F 2606 US Marine Corps 157707 : BV-107M, c/n 2606, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46F 157707 29Aug70; xfer HMMT-402 04Sep70; xfer HMT-204 01May72; xfer H&MS-26 16Jun72; xfer HMM-261 07Sep72; xfer H&MS-26 23Jan73; xfer HMT-204 14May73; further unit xfers unk; conv CH-46E unk; unit xfers unk; xfer HMM-162, YS-??, unk; w/o 22Nov82.
US Marine Corps 157707 : YS-00 when it crashed
1982 CH-46F 2617 US Marine Corps 157718 : BV-107M, c/n 2617, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46F 157718 25Nov70; xfer HMM-162 04Dec70; xfer H&MS-26 15Nov72; xfer HMM-162 13Jan73; xfer H&MS-26 07Aug73; xfer HMM-162 20Oct73; further unit xfers unk; conv CH-46E unk; unit xfers unk; xfer HMM-268, YQ-??, unk; w/o 20Mar82.
1982 ch-47c b-798 Comando de Aviacion de Ejercito Argentino AE-521 : CH-47C-309 B-798/CG.102, test serial N31787; Ejercito Argentino d/d 1979; 18apr82 flew to Malvinas/Falklands; w/o 21may82 destroyed on ground by Harrier near Mt.Kent
Comando de Aviacion de Ejercito Argentino AE-521 : 21may82 pictured (top) soon after attack
Comando de Aviacion de Ejercito Argentino AE-521 : 12nov12 pictured (bot)
1982 ch-47c b-801 Fuerza Aerea Argentina H-92 : FAA CH-47C-308. B-801/CG.072. d/d 14jan80; ex N37008; w/o 28jan82 accident in Antarctica due gearbox failure. No casualties
1982 ch-47c b-836 Boeing Helicopters N37037 : Boeing Vertol toward ZA706
Royal Air Force ZA706 : RAF Chinook HC1; MA018; ex N37037; dd 06oct81; 18sqn w/o 25may82 sinking Atlantic Conveyor
Royal Air Force ZA706 : w/o 25 May 1982 lost in South Atlantic as 18 Sq/BT, when mv Atlantic Conveyor sunk by Exocet missile.
1982 ch-47c b-847 Boeing Helicopters N37053 : Boeing Vertol toward ZA716
Royal Air Force ZA716 : RAF Chinook HC1; MA028; ex N37053; dd 20jan82; 18sqn w/o 25may82 sinking Atlantic Conveyor
Royal Air Force ZA716 : w/o 25 May 1982 lost in South Atlantic as 18 Sq/BQ, when mv Atlantic Conveyor sunk by Exocet missile.
1982 ch-47c b-850 Boeing Helicopters N37059 : Boeing Vertol toward ZA719
Royal Air Force ZA719 : RAF Chinook HC1; MA031; ex N37059; dd 22mar82; 18sqn w/o 25may82 sinking Atlantic Conveyor
Royal Air Force ZA719 : w/o 25 May 1982 lost in South Atlantic as 18 Sq/BM, when mv Atlantic Conveyor sunk by Exocet missile.
1982 ch-47c S-001 al-Quwwat al-Jaoiyah al-Malakiyah al-Maghribiyah CNA-LA : RMAF; w/o 03jun82
1982 h-34a 58-960 US Army Aviation 57-1743 : del US ARMY as H-34A, 57-1743, unk; to civil registry as N47246; w/o Siletz, OR, Apr 6, 1982.
1982 h-34g.III 58-1658 Heeresflieger QC+461 : Sikorsky HSS-1N Seabat, c/n 58-1658, ff?; ordered under MDAP as 150797, unk; del W. Ger Heeresflieger as QC+461, unk; recoded PD+011, unk recoded PY+344, unk; recoded 80+99, unk; wfu & sold USA as N82844, unk; conv S-58ET, unk; sold British Airways as G-BCLO, 15Aug74 - 4Jun80; sold to Lebanese Helicopters as OD-AGL, 12Feb81; believed destroyed in 1982 civil war.
British Airways Helicopters G-BCLO : sold British Airways as G-BCLO, 15Aug74 - 4Jun80
1982 h-34g.i 58-749 Heeresflieger PB+204 : Sikorsky H-34G.I, c/n 58-749, ff?; del W. Ger Heeresflieger as PB+204, 31Dec57; coded PJ+361, unk; coded PY+333, unk; coded 80+08, unk; wfu & stored, unk
D-HMBC : xfer Germany as D-HMBC, unk
N65527 : conv S-58JT, unk; xfer Island Helicopter as N65527, unk; xfer Nationwide Fabricators, Jan76
C-GDRJ : xfer Nahanni Helicopter as C-GDRJ, May80; lsd Tundra Helicopter, unk; destroyed by fire, 11Aug82
1982 HH-1K 6320 US Navy 157196 : 1973 Marines markings. Navy HAL-05 NW w/o 04feb82
1982 hh-52a 62-039 US Coast Guard 1362 : Sikorsky S-62C c/n 62-039, ff?; del USCG as HH-52A Seaguard 1362, Salem, MA 03Jun63; xfer OR, unk; w/o after crash due to engine failure, 14Sep82; scr at CGAS Elizabeth City, Oct86.
US Coast Guard 1362 : 01jan78 pictured (top) at Bandon, Oregon; 1976/79 pictured (bot) with rainbow on background at CGAS North Bend, Oregon
1982 hh-52a 62-104 US Coast Guard 1420 : Sikorsky S-62C c/n 62-104, ff?; del USCG as HH-52A Seaguard 1420 unk; xfer CGAS Barbers Point, Hi unk; w/o 28Jan82.
US Coast Guard 1420 : w/o 07jan82 in rain and heavy wind at at Mokokia Wailau Valley, HI. 3 fatalities
1982 HH-53C 65-271 US Air Force 69-5792 : USAF; 1551st CCTW w/o 27jul82 New Mexico during night aerial refueling training
1982 hss-2 61-116 US Navy 149701 : USN; conv SH-3H; HS-7 w/o 28jan82
1982 hss-2 61-193 US Navy 149921 : USN; conv SH-3H; HS-1 w/o 01oct82
1982 hss-2 61-200 US Navy 149927 : USN; conv SH-3H; HS-1 w/o 25jun82
1982 hss-2 61-227 US Navy 151524 : USN; conv SH-3H; /AC-611 HS-7 w/o 26mar82 crashed Indian Ocean
1982 has.2 053 Fleet Air Arm XZ242 : RN; 815 Sqn w/o 25may82 with HMS Coventry
Fleet Air Arm XZ242 : 15Feb78 first flight; 02Mar78 entered service as 341.AG with 702 Squadron HMS Avenger, also noted 04Aug78 and 18Jun79
1982 has.2 073 Fleet Air Arm XZ247 : Nov78 as 702Sqn /CP at Yeovilton
Fleet Air Arm XZ247 : RN; w/o 30sep82, lost on fire on HMS Ambuscade (F172)
1982 has.2 088 Fleet Air Arm XZ251 : RN; 815 Sqn w/o 21may82 with HMS Ardent
Fleet Air Arm XZ251 : f/f 12 Dec 1978, d/d 8 Jan 1979 to NASU-VL, 815 Sq Avenger Flt/341 by Feb 1979, 702Sq/746-VL by May 1979, 815Sq Ardent Flt/340-AD, w/o 21 May 1982 San Carlos Water, FI.
1982 has.2 163 Fleet Air Arm XZ700 : RN; 815 Sqd w/o 25may82 with Atlantic Conveyor
Fleet Air Arm XZ700 : 815 Sq Newcastle Flt, lost when mv Atlantic Conveyor was hit by Exocet missile 25 May 1982. Ship subsequently sunk under tow on 30 May.
1982 mk23 036 Comando de Aviacion Naval Argentina 0735 : Lynx Mk23. ARA 3-H-42 then 3-H-142; 02apr82 first argentine aircraft to land on the Falklands/Malvinas after the amphibious assault; 15may82 (CC Perciacanto, TN Loubet, SS Gonzalez) emergency landing after mechanical failure on Type 42 Destroyer ARA Santisima Trinidad (D2) part of the Argentine carrier battlegroup; Recovered but not repair; hull last seen at Navy Museum (MUAN) in Bahia Blanca
1982 mk25 020 Marine Luchtvaartdienst 263 : NRN type:UH-14A; 7sqn w/o 01apr82
1982 mk27 143 Marine Luchtvaartdienst 275 : NRN type SH-14B; 860sqn w/o 31mar82
1982 mi-24d 110171 landstreitkrafte 521 : NVA; 03jun82 w/o; used as i/a
landstreitkrafte 5211 : fake serial preserved at Gatow museum
1982 mi-8t 13308 Maavoimat HS-12 : d/d 16dec81; w/o 13apr82; ground trainer at Vekarajarvi Tuohikotti
1982 OH-6J 6374 japanese ground self defence force 31070 : Kawasaki 369E, c/n 6374, ff?; del JGSDF as OH-6J, 31070 unk; unit xfers unk; w/o 07May82.
1982 sa316b 110/1056 schweizer luftwaffe V-234 : SUI w/o 20Aug82
1982 sa316b 1341 schweizer luftwaffe V-211 : SUI w/o 21Oct82
1982 sa316b 1734 Comando de Aviacion Naval Argentina 0649 : accepted ARA 28may70 as 4-H-5. Then 2-H-5 and 3-H-5. xfer oct78 to 1st Heli Sqd as 3-H-105. Sunk with ARA General Belgrano (C4) cruiser 2may82 during Falklands/Malvinas war
1982 sa319b 2241 fuerzas aeromóviles del ejército de tierra HD.16-6 : ET-353. w/o 23nov82
1982 sa330g 1258 Pelita Air Service PK-PDU : w/o 28may82
1982 sa330g 1314 F-BXLE : w/o 1982; ex LN-ORT
1982 sa330j 1517 Bristow G-BJWS : Bristow d/d 10oct82; ex F-GCJI; w/o 10oct82 burnt during training at Aberdeen, 2 onboard killed
1982 sa330l 1446 Suid-Afrikaanse Lugmag 163 : SAAF; w/o 08feb82
1982 sa330l 1456 Suid-Afrikaanse Lugmag 168 : SAAF; w/o 05jan82
1982 sa330l 1539 Comando de Aviacion de Ejercito Argentino AE-500 : w/o 23may82 destroyed on ground at Port Howard
1982 sa330l 1540 Comando de Aviacion de Ejercito Argentino AE-501 : w/o 26may82 destroyed on ground at Mount Kent
1982 sa330l 1550 Comando de Aviacion de Ejercito Argentino AE-503 : w/o 23may82 destroyed near Port Horward
1982 sa330l 1551 Comando de Aviacion de Ejercito Argentino AE-504 : Ejercito; 1982 aboard ARA Bahia Paraiso polar transport; w/o 03apr82 shot down by small arms in Grytviken, South Georgia while landing marines (2 killed); 28jun89 pictured (top) at South Georgias
Comando de Aviacion de Ejercito Argentino AE-504 : Nose inspection cover pictured (bot) currenly preserved at the Army aviation museum at Buenos Aires
1982 sa330l 1554 Comando de Aviacion de Ejercito Argentino AE-505 : 9may82 shot down by SAM Sea Dart HMS Coventry during rescue of fishing boat Narwall survivors. (1Lt Buschiazzo, Lt Fiorito & Sgt Dimotta killed)
1982 sa330l 1560 Comando de Aviacion de Ejercito Argentino AE-508 : 30may82 shot down near Mount Kent by SAS s SAM Stinger (6 GNA spec ops killed, 8 wounded)
1982 ah.1 1177 Army Air Corps XW896 : AAC; 1975 661Sqn.
Army Air Corps XW896 : AAC AH.1; 29Flt w/o 11jun82 at Suffield training area, Alberta, Canada
1982 ah.1 1212 Army Air Corps XW905 : AAC Gazelle AH.1 built by Westland; 2FTS/P; 1970s pictured
Army Air Corps XW905 : 1978 2Flt.
Army Air Corps XW905 : ; w/o 24feb82 near Voss, Norway during rescue of crashed Puma XW234 . Gazelle XX378 was also damaged in the 2nd attempt. Incidents claimed to have been whiteouts
1982 ah.1 1241 Army Air Corps XX373 : AAC AH.1; 663 Sqn w/o 15sep82
1982 ah.1 1257 Royal Marines XX377 : Royal Marines; jan78 3CBAS./L
Army Air Corps XX377 : AAC AH.1; 656Sqn w/o 06jun82 Falklands/Malvinas, shot down by friendly fire by HMS Cardiff (D108)
1982 ah.1 1328 Army Air Corps XX400 : AAC Gazelle AH.1 built by Westland; 1dec82 w/o
Royal Marines XX400 : 3 CBAS by 1981
Army Air Corps XX400 : 655 Sq by Nov 1982, w/o 1 Dec 1982 when hit power cables in South Armagh, NI.
1982 ah.1 1332 Royal Marines XX402 : Gazelle AH.1 built by Westland; 3CBAS /G; w/o 21may82 Falklands/Malvinas
1982 ah.1 1359 Royal Marines XX411 : Gazelle AH.1 built by Westland; Royal Marines; 1978 3CBAS./CX
Royal Marines XX411 : 1980 3CBAS /X with M Flt based with 45 CdoRM at Arbroath, Angus, Scotland
Royal Marines XX411 : w/o 21may82 Falklands/Malvinas; 2007 restored and preserved at Aeroventure, South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum
1982 ah.1 1453 Army Air Corps XX452 : AAC Gazelle AH.1 built by Westland; 24aug82 w/o
1982 ht.2 1317 Fleet Air Arm XX397 : RN Gazelle HT.2 built by Westland; Jul79 705sqd/CU-543; w/o 12mar82
1982 ah.1 f.9635 Royal Marines XT629 : Royal Marines; jan78 3CBAS
Royal Marines XT629 : 06jan80 3CBAS /R on route
1982 has.1 wa 669 Fleet Air Arm XV698 : Royal Navy HAS.1 f/f 19mar71, d/d 02apr71; conv HAS.2A; w/o 11jul82
1982 has.2 wa 841 Fleet Air Arm XZ573 : Westland Sea King HAS.2, f/f 05aug76; del RN 13sep76; 826nas w/o 18may82 during Falklands/Malvinas War, 2 m off HMS Hermes
1982 has.5 wa 893 Fleet Air Arm ZA132 : Westland Se King HAS.5, c/n WA893, f/f:19/02/1981, del Royal Navy as ZA132, 07/04/1981; w/o 12/05/1982.
1982 hc.4 wa 904 Fleet Air Arm ZA290 : RN d/d 1980; VC/846sqn w/o 18may82 near Punta Arenas Chile during Operation Mikado
1982 hc.4 wa 908 Fleet Air Arm ZA294 : RN d/d 1980; 846sqn w/o 19may82 21 of the 30 onboard killed
1982 hc.4 wa 915 Fleet Air Arm ZA311 : RN d/d 1981; 846sqn w/o 23apr82
1982 sh-3a 61-319 US Navy 152125 : USN; conv SH-3H; HS-2 w/o 16jun82
1982 TH-1L 6432 US Navy 157837 : TW-5 E-167 w/o 28apr82
1982 th-57a 5032 US Navy 157386 : w/o 10dec82
1982 UH-1D 8184 Luftwaffe 71+24 : HTG 64, w/o 08.09.82 Aumuehle
1982 UH-1F 7054 US Air Force 65-7913 : w/o 11jun82 Crashed in Missouri
1982 uh-1h 13108 US Army Aviation 71-20284 : US Army; 02sep82 w/o
1982 uh-1h 13205 Comando de Aviacion de Ejercito Argentino AE-409 : Ejercito d/d 23oct73, BuNo 72-21506
Comando de Aviacion de Ejercito Argentino AE-409 : 09apr82 to Malvinas/Falklands on ARA Bahia Paraiso; 1983 stored at Duxford, UK
AE-409 : 2013 preserved Museum of Army Flying, Middle Wallop
1982 uh-1h 13403 US Army Aviation 73-21715 : US Army cnvt. to UH-1H toward FAS 247
Fuerza Aerea Salvadoreña 247 : FAS Guardian 1st batch del.1981 ex 73-21715 w/o 27Jan82
1982 uh-1h 13571 Comando de Aviacion de Ejercito Argentino AE-418 : Ejercito. BuNo 73-22088 d/d 25feb75; 23apr82 to Falklands/Malvinas on FAA C-130; w/o 11jun82 by naval gunfire
1982 uh-1h 13841 Comando de Aviacion de Ejercito Argentino AE-419 : Ejercito. BuNo 74-22517 d/d 06dic76. w/o 30apr82 Caleta Olivia, Patagonia during recco mission on Falklands/Malvinas war. 3+7 fatalities
1982 uh-1h 13998 fuerzas aeromóviles del ejército de tierra HU.10-78 : ET-248; FMS BuNo 78-23181; w/o 21may82
1982 UH-1N 31451 US Marine Corps 160833 : USMC; w/o 26sep82 on USS Guam (LPH-9)
1982 UH-1N 31640 US Marine Corps 158555 : HML-767. w/o 18nov82
1982 UH-1N 31677 US Marine Corps 159201 : HMA-369 SM. w/o 20jul82
1982 UH-1N 31679 US Marine Corps 159203 : HMA-369 SM. w/o 19aug82
1982 UH-2A 36 US Navy 149032 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 36, ff?; del USN as UH2K-1, 149032 unk; redesig UH-2A in 1962; unit xfers unk; redesig SH-2F unk; xfer HSL-32, HV-??, unk; w/o 25Mar82.
US Navy 149032 : 1964-65 UH-2A type asg HU-2 Det.60
US Navy 149032 : w/o 25mar82 lost at sea off of Martha s Vineyard area HSL-32 Det 4 on board USS Donald B Beary (FF-1085), all 3 crew members survived
1982 UH-2A 39 US Navy 149035 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 39, ff?; del USN as UH2K-1, 149035 unk; redesig UH-2A in 1962; unit xfers unk; redesig SH-2F unk; xfer HSL-35, TG-31, 1975; w/o 27Oct82.
US Navy 149035 : 1967-68 UH-2A type as HC-2 /HU-18 on CVA-38 USS Shangri-La
1982 UH-2B 89 US Navy 150139 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 89, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U 150139 unk; redesig UH-2B in 1962; xfer HC-1, Det-65, UP-10, asgd USS Enterprise (CVN-65) 1965; redesig UH-2C unk; unit xfers unk; redesig SH-2F unk; xfer HSL-36, HY-???, unk; w/o 28Sep82; noted dumped NAS Pensacola, Oct82.
US Navy 150139 : 1968/70 UH-2C type HC-1
1982 uh-60a 70-047 US Army Aviation 78-22984 : US Army; Fort Campbell TF 160; w/o 30mar82 crashed in night flight 6 miles NW Pembroke, Georgia enroute to North Carolina
1982 uh-60a 70-084 US Army Aviation 79-23267 : US Army; 158 101AVN w/o 05aug82 crashed into a military bus at the NBC Training Range, Tennessee killing the driver. 4 fatalities
1982 uh-60a 70-141 US Army Aviation 79-23324 : US Army; 2-82 AVN w/o 04mar82 crash at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. 2 fatalities
1982 wasp f.9553 Suid-Afrikaanse Lugmag 84 : w/o 18 Feb 1982, sank while operating from SAS President Kruger.
1982 wasp f.9569 Fleet Air Arm XS542 : d/d 17/03/1964 to UK RN, 829 Sq Juno Flt/465 by Jul 1968 to at least Jan 1970, RNAY Fleetlands by Jun 1970, to NASU Culdrose, 829 Sq Falmouth Flt/441-FM Nov 1970, RNAY Fleetlands by May 1975, 829 Sq Falmouth Flt/441-FM by Jul 1975 to Feb 1977, 829 Sq Phoebe Flt/471 by Aug 1976 to Oct 1977, to Westland as G-17-30 and sold to Brazil as N-7042.
Fleet Air Arm XS542 : 21oct78 noted in store RNAY Wroughton
Força Aeronaval da Marinha do Brasil N-7042 : ex RN XS542 and Westland G-17-30, then to FAMB as N-7042, w/o 06 Dec 1982.
1982 has.1 wa 18 Fleet Air Arm XM837 : Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA018, f/f:?; del Royal Navy as XM837, 1961; conv HAS.3; w/o 12jun82
Ministry of Defence (MoD) XM837 : spent winter of 1960/61 in Churchill, Canada with A&AEE for icing / cold weather trials, returned Mar 1961.
Westland XM837 : Westland trials and evaluation airframe until very early in 1966, when it entered conversion to HAS.3, emerging for its ff as such on 8 Aug 1967 and issue to Royal Navy.
Fleet Air Arm XM837 : Now HAS.3, 814 Sq/271-V by Oct 1967, 814 Sq/271-H by May 1968, 820 Sq/411-BL by May 1969 until c spring 1972. 737 Sq Norfolk Flt/407-NF by Jan 1975, deployed from Norfolk onto RFA Olwen Feb 1976 to Mar 1976, 737 Sq Glamorgan Flt/400-GL by May 1981.
Fleet Air Arm XM837 : As HAS.3 737 Sq/400-GL on HMS Glamorgan, when destroyed by land-based Exocet missile on 12 Jun 1982, 16.5 nm NE of Lively Island.
1982 has.1 wa 75 Fleet Air Arm XP142 : Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA075, f/f: 18/06/1962; del Royal Navy as XP142, 02/07/1962; conv HAS.3, unk; w/o 21/05/1982; to A2720, FAAM, Yeovilton, Somerset, unk.
Fleet Air Arm XP142 : HAS.1 845 Sq/J-A by Aug 1962, 845 Sq/J-B by Jun 1964, (Anti-submarine fit), then 706 Sq/574-CU by Dec 1966.
Fleet Air Arm XP142 : conv to HAS.3 by Sep 1967 complete by Jul 1969. 814 Sq/270-H by Nov 1969, 706 Sq/570 by Jan 1971, 737 Sq Hampshire Flt/402-HA by Sep 1975, 737 Sq Fife Flt/404-FF by Jun 1976, 737 Sq HQ Flt/663-PO by Apr 1981, 737 Sq 100 Antrim Flt/406-AN "Humphrey" by Mar 1982.
Fleet Air Arm XP142 : HAS.3 led insertion of Special Forces as 737 Sq/406-AN, onto South Georgia on 21 Apr 1982 and recovered them on 22 Apr from Fortuna Glacier in several flights, after the other Wessex crashed during appalling weather conditions.
Fleet Air Arm XP142 : as 737 Sq/406-AN, attacked and damaged ARA Santa Fe outside Grytviken, South Georgia.
1982 hu.5 wa154 Fleet Air Arm XS480 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA154, f/f:?; del Royal Navy as XS480, 12/1963; w/o 25may82 with loss of Atlantic Conveyor, Falklands War
Fleet Air Arm XS480 : ff 21 Nov 1963. To Boscombe Down by Dec 1963, 700V IFTU/B by Feb 1964, 848 Sq/B-A by Jun 1964, RNAY Fleetlands by Apr 1967, 845 Sq/C-H by Jan 1970 still Sep 1973, 846 Sq/VZ by Jan 1977, 845 Sq/Z-VL by Jul 1978, 846 Sq/VT-B by Nov 1978 still Jul 1979. 707 Sq/WQ by Apr 1982.
Fleet Air Arm XS480 : jan79 confirmed coded B/V-T 846NAS
Fleet Air Arm XS480 : w/o 25 May 1982 lost in South Atlantic as 848 Sq/WQ when mv Atlantic Conveyor sunk by Exocet missile.
1982 hu.5 wa169 Fleet Air Arm XS495 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA169, f/f:?; del Royal Navy as XS495, 1964; w/o 25may82 with loss of Atlantic Conveyor, Falklands War
Fleet Air Arm XS495 : ff 20 May 1964. RNAY Fleetlands by Jan 1965. 848 Sq/Q-A by Mar 1965 and to Far East with HMS Albion.
Fleet Air Arm XS495 : 848 Sq D Flt/WP, lost when ship was hit by Exocet missile 25 May 1982. Ship subsequently sunk under tow on 30 May.
1982 hu.5 wa173 Fleet Air Arm XS499 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA173, f/f:?; del Royal Navy as XS499, 1964; w/o 25may82 with loss of Atlantic Conveyor, Falklands War
Fleet Air Arm XS499 : 848 Sq D Flt/WN, lost when ship was hit by Exocet missile 25 May 1982. Ship subsequently sunk under tow on 30 May.
1982 hu.5 wa181 Fleet Air Arm XS512 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA181, f/f:?; del Royal Navy as XS512, 10/1964; w/o 25may82 with loss of Atlantic Conveyor, Falklands War
Fleet Air Arm XS512 : jan79 coded VL/WT 707NAS
Fleet Air Arm XS512 : 848 Sq D Flt/WT, lost when ship was hit by Exocet missile 25 May 1982. Ship subsequently sunk under tow on 30 May.
1982 hu.5 wa286 Fleet Air Arm XT464 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA286, f/f:?; del Royal Navy as XT464, 01/10/1965; w/o 22/04/1982.
Fleet Air Arm XT464 : jan79 coded B/VC 846NAS
Fleet Air Arm XT464 : HU.5 845 Sq/E-B by Nov 1965 still May 1966 still Sep 1968, 846 Sq/E-CU by Nov 1969, 846 Sq/XE-CU by Jul 1971, 846 Sq/XE-VL by May 1972 still Sep 1973, 845 Sq/B-H by Sep 1985, 846 Sq/VC-B by Jul 1979, 845 Sq/(Y)F by Aug 1981 and assigned to C Flt operating from RFA Tidespring from 11 Apr 1982.
Fleet Air Arm XT464 : crashed on Fortuna Glacier, 22 Apr 1982 as 845 Sq/(Y)F, while rescuing troops of D Sqn 22 SAS Regt from an abortive reconnaissance mission on South Georgia. Wreck abandoned in place.
1982 hu.5 wa295 Fleet Air Arm XT473 : HU.5, RNAY Fleetlands Feb 1966, 707 Sq by Sep 1972, 848 Sq/VQ-B by Jun 1973 still Jul 1974, 707 Sq/WW by Oct 1976, Ark Royal Flt/061-R by Jun 1977, 845 Sqdn/(Y)A by Mar 1982 and assigned to C Flt operating from RFA Tidespring from 11 Apr.
Fleet Air Arm XT473 : w/o 22apr82 crashed on Fortuna Glacier as 845 Sq/(Y)A, while rescuing troops of D Sqn 22 SAS Regt from an abortive reconnaissance mission on South Georgia. Wreck abandoned in place
1982 hu.5 wa298 Fleet Air Arm XT476 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA298, f/f:?; 14mar66 del Royal Navy as XT476; w/o 25may82 with loss of Atlantic Conveyor, Falklands War
Fleet Air Arm XT476 : RN; 1978 845Sqn./VL-WS
Fleet Air Arm XT476 : 848 Sq D Flt/WS, lost when ship was hit by Exocet missile 25 May 1982. Ship subsequently sunk under tow on 30 May.
1982 hu.5 wa305 Fleet Air Arm XT483 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA305, f/f:?; del Royal Navy as XT483, 05/1966; w/o 25may82 with loss of Atlantic Conveyor, Falklands War
Fleet Air Arm XT483 : jan79 coded VL/WU 707NAS
Fleet Air Arm XT483 : jan79 coded B/V-H 846NAS
Fleet Air Arm XT483 : 848 Sq D Flt/WU, lost when ship was hit by Exocet missile 25 May 1982. Ship subsequently sunk under tow on 30 May.
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