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Aerospatiale alouette ii 2
Aerospatiale alouette iii 1
Aerospatiale as350 ecureuil 2
Aerospatiale gazelle 2
Aerospatiale sa330 puma 1
Aerospatiale sa365 dauphin 2 1
Agusta A109e Power 5
Agusta A119 Koala 2
Agusta ab205 1
Agusta ab212 1
Agusta ab412 1
Agusta ab47 1
Bell 204 2
Bell 205 1
Bell 206 8
Bell 209 ah-1 cobra 1
Bell 212 2
Bell 214 1
Bell 412 2
Bell v-22 Osprey 1
Boeing-Vertol 107-ii 1
Boeing-Vertol 107M H-46 Sea Knight 1
Breda Nardi NH500 2
Dornier UH-1D 1
Eurocopter AS350 Ecureuil 1
Eurocopter AS355 Ecureuil 2 1
Eurocopter as365 dauphin 2 1
Eurocopter super puma/cougar 1
F+W Emmen SA316B Alouette III 1
Hughes 269 1
Kamov ka-32 1
Kawasaki Heavy Industries 369HS 1
Kawasaki Heavy Industries kv 107-ii 2
MBB bk117 1
McDonnell Douglas md500 2
Mil Mi-8/17 Hip (2nd Gen) 3
Robinson r-44 1
Sikorsky s-58 H-34 1
Sikorsky s-61 H-3 1
Sikorsky s-64 CH-54 1
Sikorsky s-65 H-53 1
Sikorsky s-70 H-60 1
Westland Lynx 2
Westland wessex 2

2001 107-ii 106 kawasaki helicopter system - : BV-107II-2, c/n 106, supplied in kit form to Kawasaki in 1962; built as Kawasaki KV-107II-2, c/n 4005.
Royal Thai Army 4005 : del Royal Thai Army as 4005 in 1963-1976.
Columbia Helicopters N186CH : sold Columbia Helicopters Intl as N186CH, 1976.
CHI Papua New Guinea P2-CHA : lsd CHI-PNG as P2-CHA, unk; rtnd CHI as N186CH, unk.
Columbia Helicopters N186CH : w/o in Emigrant, MT on test flight, 3 fatalities, 31Aug01.
2001 206a 276 Bell Helicopter N4714R : Bell 206A cn276 ff:?; reg Bell Helicopters as N4714R, unk; xfer US as N4714R, unk; conv Bell 206B-2, unk
C-GNXQ : xfer Canada as C-GNXQ, unk
G-BVWR : xfer UK as G-BVWR, unk
G-OBAY : xfer UK as G-OBAY, unk; w/o when pilot flew into Lake Windermere, Lancashire at night, 05Jan01
2001 206a 501 N8104J : del US as N8104J, unk; conv Bell 206B-2, unk; w/o due to fire, 22Oct01.
2001 206b-2 1703 Air Logistics N152AL : Air Logistics, to G-BGYF
G-BGYF : Helicopter Hire Ltd Jul79-Aug81
G-BGYF : 1980 Heli Hire in Hopscotch
N152AL : S-TEC Corp from May97; w/o 08jan01 at Mineral Wells, TX; canc Aug01
2001 206l 45108 ERA Helicopters N400EH : ERA Aviation; w/o 18oct01 at Anchorage, AK. 3 fatalities; Nov12 canc
2001 206l-4 52061 Niagara Helicopters C-FYEZ : Niagara Helicopters May94-May96
Bell Helicopter N6252Q : Bell Helicopter Jun96-Apr99, conv to LT TwinRanger
OK-YIR : Czech Republic from 1999; w/o 2001
2001 214B-1 28021 helitourist AS LN-ORA : Helitourist AS 1977-1982
N2948G : to N114RM
N114RM : Seoul Air Leasing at Norwalk, CA Jul90-Oct96
HL9133 : Seoul Airlines International; w/o 22jun01 Halla Mountain, Jeju island
2001 269C / 300 128-0754 Ejercito del Aire HE.20-15 : EdA; apr97 Ala78./78+44
Ejercito del Aire HE.20-15 : EdA 78-44. w/o 06mar01
2001 412hp 36036 Heliservicio Campeche XA-SPZ : Heliservicio; ex C-GLZA, N3102V, XC-PFH; w/o 07oct01 crash near Los Cabos, Baja California. 3 fatalities
2001 412sp 33197 HL9241 : Colombia, test serial N3217K
PHI Inc N141PH : reser N412SM
N412SM : St Marys Hospital Medical Center at Grand Junction, CO from Oct00; w/o 28feb01 test flight following maintenance at Grand Junction, CA
2001 a109e 11038 Elidolomiti SRL I-FLAN : Elidolomiti from Jul99; w/o 09oct01 at Poggio Ballone
2001 a109e 11042 I-CLRM : CoLaRi w/o 08mar01
2001 a109e 11050 PP-MPA : w/o 27jul01 ditched off Sao Paulo
2001 a109e 11053 Sloane Helicopters G-BYMS : Sloane Aug/Nov 1999, to G-DPPH
UK Police Forces G-DPPH : Dyfed-Powys Police from Apr00; w/o 25dec01 crash at Gorslas, Powys
2001 a109e 11066 EKAB SX-HDT : EKAB; w/o 14jan01 crashed at St George islet near Sounion. 5 fatalities
2001 a119 14005 Schenk Air I-KNOW : Schenk Air w/o Mar01
2001 a119 14014 AgustaWestland Philadelphia N1QJ : Agusta Corp, to N119RX
Intermountain Life Flight N119RX : IHC Health Services Inc, IHC Life Flight; w/o 09nov01 hard landing Ogden, UT
2001 ab205a 4363 Elliniki Aeroporia Stratou ES643 : Hellenic Army Aviation; pictured circa 1976 in original cammo at Stefanovikio (LGSV) with 1TEAS. A Cessna U-17 is on the background; w/o 28may01
2001 ab212 5824 Aeronautica Militare Italiana MM81209 : AMI. crash 18jun01 40nm east Augusta
2001 ab412hp 25720 Guardia Costiera MM81475 : Guardia Costiera 9-07; in 1998 1 SVE; w/o 17oct01 near Grosseto
2001 ab47g-2 1619 Aviazione dell'Esercito MM80431 : Esercito E.I.60 d/d 04oct67 ; 05jun82 wfu, to VH-SHP
VH-SHP : Australia; Helicopter Exchange from 19nov92; Enviro Remote Sensing from jan97; w/o 29aug01
2001 ah-1f 22804 Royal Thai Army 9999 : Thai Army AH-1F 1990; w/o 23jul01
2001 as332l1 2439 Nakanihon Air Service JA6787 : NAS; w/o 21may01 mid-air collision. Collided with Cessna 172 JA4201 over Kuwana Mie Prefecture, Japan. 2 fatalities
2001 as350b 1457 Agrarflug Helilift GmbH D-HAFT : Agrarflug Helilift from Apr81
Heli-Flight GmbH D-HAFT : Heli-Flight, noted 1998; 2000 in Son Bonet, Mallorca, Spain; w/o 07mar01 Andraitx, Mallorca, Spain; canc Mar11
2001 as350b 1556 N58043 : to N911NT
State of California N911NT : Enloe Medical Center, Enloe FlightCare, AS350BA type; w/o 22sep01 Butte Meadows, Sierra Nevada Mountains, 33 miles E of Chico, CA. 1 fatality
2001 as365n2 6447 taiwan national police administration AP020 : w/o 30nov01
2001 as555af 5551 Armada de Mexico MR-159 : Mexican Navy, w/o 09jan01
2001 bk117b1 7151 American Eurocopter N7059J : American Eurocopter Feb 1998, test serial D-HBDT, for Peru
Policia Nacional del Peru PNP-121 : Peru National Police 1998; w/o 28jun01 near Moquegua. 3 fatalities
2001 CH-46F 2567 US Marine Corps 157668 : BV-107M, c/n 2567, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46F 157668 24Nov69; xfer HMM-365 19Nov69; xfer H&MS-26 17Feb71; xfer HMM-263 09Dec71; further unit xfers unk; conv CH-46E unk; unit xfers unk; xfer HMM-365, YM-10; crashed into New River during nighttime training near Camp Lejeune, NC J09ul01; 3 passengers killed, pilot and copilot survived.
2001 ch-54a 64-030 US Army Aviation 67-18428 : Sikorsky S-64A, c/n 64-030, ff?; del US Army as CH-54A 67-18428 unk; stor AMARC as HG000? unk; sold to Turbines Ltd as N6156R, unk; sold Chet Rasberry Inc as N428CR, unk; lsd Heavy Lift Helicopters unk; rereg Chet Rasberry Inc as N428RR unk; sold Heavy Lift Helicopters as N18428, unk; w/o Italy 18Jul01.
Heavy Lift Helicopters N18428 : sold Heavy Lift Helicopters as N18428, unk; w/o when crashed into hillside while fire-fighting in Sardinia, Italy 18Jul01.
2001 hb350b2 2659 Helibras PT-HYJ : Helibras c/n HB1160
Polícia Civil PP-EOF : Secretaria de Estado da Seguranca Publica Sao Paulo; w/o 14jul01
2001 HH-53C 65-270 US Air Force 69-5791 : USAF; conv to HH-53H; conv to MH-53M; 20th SOS w/o 02nov01 Afghanistan
2001 hh-60g 70-2452 US Air Force 97-26776 : USAF; 41st RQS w/o 14oct01 crashed into Kissimmee River, Florida
2001 hss-1 58-12 US Navy 137856 : Sikorsky HSS-1, c/n 58-12, ff?; del USN as HSS-1 137856, 14Apr55; redesig UH-34G, Oct62; wfu & xfer to MASDC as HD070 31Aug70; soc 24Mar77, Tucson; sold to Moore Aviation as S-58B, N9043P, 25Jan79; suffered left gear failure and rolled onto left side during landing, Biggs, CA, 14Jun83; rts & conv to V-leg, unk; sold Heli-Flite, unk; sold Scott A. Donley, 12Mar99; crashed and burned, Mar01.
2001 ka-32t 9611 Sallim-cheong FP620 : Korea Forest Service w/o 17may01
2001 kv-107ii-2 4005 Royal Thai Army 4005 : BV-107II-2, c/n 106, supplied in kit form to Kawasaki in 1962. Built as Kawasaki KV-107II-2, c/n 4005, 1963; del Royal Thai Army as 4005, 14Nov63; sold AICE Enterprises Co, Ltd, unk.
Columbia Helicopters N186CH : sold to Columbia Helicopters Intl, 26Apr76; reg CHI as N186CH, Sep76; Reg Papua-New Guinea as P2-CHA, 09Feb91; rtnd US as N186CH, 16May91; written off 31Aug01 in Emigrant, MT on a post maintenance test-flight, 3 fatalities.
CHI Papua New Guinea P2-CHA : Reg Papua-New Guinea as P2-CHA, 09Feb91.
2001 kv-107iia-5 4143 Japan Air Self-Defense Force 54-4836 : KV-107IIA-5, c/n 4143,?ff? del?JASDF as 54-4836, date?;?asgd Hyakuri ARW May 1993; scrapped Oct 2001, Komaki,?Japan.
Japan Air Self-Defense Force 54-4836 : JASDF 1995 Nyutabaru Kyunantai
2001 ah9 361 Army Air Corps ZG922 : AAC d/d 26jun92; w/o 19sep01 at desert landing pad in Oman during exercise Saif Sareea (Swift Sword), back to UK in C-17 but not repaired
2001 has.3 257 Fleet Air Arm ZD253 : RN; HAS.3SGM type; w/o 27oct01 Arabian Sea
Fleet Air Arm ZD253 : to RNAY Fleetlands Jan 1988 for conversion to HAS.3GM until c Mar 1988
Fleet Air Arm ZD253 : 815 NAS Charybdis Flt / 431-CY by Mar 1988 until c Oct 1998; 815 NAS Brilliant Flt / 342-BT by Dec 1990 until c Jul 1991; 702 Sq Jul 1991 until c Mar 1992; 829 NAS Boxer Flt / 376-XB by Mar 1992 until c Dec 1992; 829 Sq HQ Flt / 603 by Jan 1993
Fleet Air Arm ZD253 : to RNAY Fleetlands for HAS.3GMS conversion by Mar 1993, until c Aug 1993
Fleet Air Arm ZD253 : w/o 27 Oct 2001 on Exercise Saif Sareea 01 as 815 Sq Marlborough Flt/363-MA when it crashed into the Arabian Sea from a low hover, after an Omani warship collided with it, wreckage at Yeovilton, to AIU VL on 3 Dec 2001; In VL building 239 by 6 Aug 2006, reduced to spares and dumped by Aug 2007.
2001 md500e 0177E SE-HRB : Sweden, to LN-OMP
heliflyg LN-OMP : Helifly A/S; w/o 21jun01 at Tuddal, Telemark during sling-load operations
2001 md500e 0243E Fuerza Aerea Argentina H-46 : FAA; w/o 07jun01 near Capilla del Senor Buenos Aires
2001 mi-17 228M06 macedonian air force VAM-301 : Macedonia, Z3-HHC; w/o 17mar01
2001 mi-17-1v 170M03 Aviacion del Ejercito de Colombia EJC-377 : Ejercito d/d Apr97 as EJC-177; w/o 30nov01
2001 mi-8mtv-1 Ejercito del Peru EP-663 : Ejercito w/o 30jun01
2001 mv-22b D0011 US Marine Corps 165433 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0011, ff 30Apr99; del USMC as MV-22B, 165433, NATC Pax River, MD, 27May99; suffered heavy landing Marana Northwest Regional Airport, AZ, 08Apr00; soc 16Jul01.
US Marine Corps 165433 : pictured as /MX-01 date unk
2001 NH500E 213 Aeronautica Militare Italiana MM81275 : AMI 72-12; w/o 25nov01 at Pratica di Mare
2001 NH500E 235 Aeronautica Militare Italiana MM81297 : AMI 72-34; w/o 18jan01
2001 oh-58a 41855 US Army Aviation 72-21189 : US Army
State of Florida N911DB : Polk County Sheriff Office (PCSO) from Nov95; w/o 22oct01 at Bartow, FL. 2 fatalities
2001 OH-6D 6570 Japan Ground Self-Defense Force 31260 : Kawasaki 369HM, c/n 6570, ff?; del JGSDF as OH-6D, 31260 unk; unit xfers unk; xfer 4 Taisensha Herkoputatai, IVATH, unk; w/o 14Feb01.
2001 astro 0028 OY-HFU ?: from 1994 to 2000 toward SE-HUA
helikopter assistance ab SE-HUA : Helikopter Assistance from 2000 w/o 8jul01
2001 S-61N 61-702 Bristow G-BAKB : Bristow Dec72-Apr87, to France
Bristow G-BAKB : 10feb73 pictured at North Denes airfield (NDA) Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, UK
Erickson N9118M : Erickson leasing 1990-1991
Court Helicopters ZS-HHN : Court, to be confirmed
hayes forest services C-FHFS : Hayes Heli-Log Services ; w/o 15jan01 at Porteau Cove, Howe Sound, BC while maneuvering with cargo, no fatalities
2001 sa315b Fuerza Aerea Argentina H-66 : FAA d/d 04aug91, c/n MR484; w/o 19sep01 crashed near San Rafael, Mendoza
2001 sa316b 1401 Schweizer Luftwaffe V-219 : SUI w/o 25May01
2001 sa316b 148/1094 Schweizer Luftwaffe V-272 : SUI w/o 12Oct01
2001 sa318c 1959 Aviation Légère de la Force Terrestre A42 : Belgian Army c/n 1959/587C-A42
Aviation Légère de la Force Terrestre A42 : 19may79 pictured at Brasschaat, 30 years mrks
Aviation Légère de la Force Terrestre A42 : 1997 16BnHLn; w/o 31aug01
2001 sa330e 1048 Royal Air Force XW200 : RAF Puma HC.1 f/f 25jan71, d/d 25feb71
Royal Air Force XW200 : Jun89 pictured (bot) as 240 OCU /FA, RAF Odiham
Royal Air Force XW200 : 2001 33Sqd IFOR at Kosovo; w/o 09apr01 struck trees near Kacanik, 13m South of Pristina, Serbia. 2 fatalities. wreck to Shawbury
2001 ah.1 1651 Army Air Corps XZ330 : AAC Gazelle AH.1 built by Westland; 22feb01 w/o
Army Air Corps XZ330 : Noted at AAC Hildesheim 17jun80
2001 ht.3 1228 Royal Air Force XW910 : RAF HT.3; to civ G-BXZE
G-BXZE : ex RAF XW910; w/o 03sep01
2001 sa365n 6210 Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd. VT-ELA : Pawan Hans (PHE); w/o 08may01 collided with a hill at Sessa, Arunachal Pradesh. 7 fatalities
2001 TH-1F 7325 US Air Force 66-1249 : USAF; conv UH-1P ?; wfu 1987; to civ as N8123H
US Air Force 66-1249 : 1974-1977 was at Randolph AFB with four other TH-1F Hueys, part of Air Training Command at that time. It and sister ship 66-1250 were painted dark blue and had possibly been used for presidential duty. Greg Jordan USAF crew chief helicopter 66-1249
US Air Force 66-1249 : jan80-jan83 I was the crew chief on this helicopter at Langley AFB, VA
N8123H Conair Jet Sales, Inc.: 05sep01 1600hs ditched into the ocean after takeoff from the Puerto Plata airport, Dominican Republic. 1 injured. Helicopter sank into 1500 meters of water
2001 th-57a 5006 US Navy 157360 : to Ecuador as FAE404
Fuerza Aerea Ecuatoriana FAE-404 : BuNo 157360. dam feb99. repaired. w/o 14mar01
2001 th-57a 5013 US Navy 157367 : to Hurst Teledyne
Armada del Ecuador HN-313 : Aviacion Naval d/d 1993; w/o 31jan01
2001 UH-1D 8173 Luftwaffe 71+13 : Luftwaffe; 08sep96 pictured at Brustem, Belgium. Swiss Aerobatic team F-5 on the Background
Luftwaffe 71+13 : 1998 FBS BMVg; 1999 FBS BMVg white c/s; 2000 LTG61
Luftwaffe 71+13 : w/o 06sep01 asg LTG61
2001 UH-1F 7095 US Air Force 65-7954 : 28th Bomb Wing Strategic Air Command (SAC), Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota; Detachment 2, 37th ARRS, Military Airlift Command (MAC), Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota; 02oct73 MASDC; 23dec83 leased for one dollar to California Department of Forestry (CDF) TC No. H2NM; 22feb85 holder (CDF, 1416 Ninth Street, Sacramento, California 95814); Converted civilian
State of California N488DF : California Department of Forestry Feb82-May95
N2191J : TENN GA Leasing Inc at Chattanooga, TN Jul95
ZK-HVY : New Zealand from 1995; w/o 15jan01 crashed Wellington. 1 fatality
2001 uh-1h 9701 US Army Aviation 67-17503 : US Army; 1997 to Argentina
Fuerza Aerea Argentina H-19 : FAA d/d 28nov97, ex BuNo 67-17503; w/o 23jan01 near Nahuel Huapi, Bariloche
2001 UH-1N 31732 US Marine Corps 160440 : HML-167 /TV-00 aboard USS Guadalcanal during visit to Devonport, 11 Feb 1982
US Marine Corps 160440 : HMLA-269
US Marine Corps 160440 : USMC; HMM-365(R) /YM-3 w/o 05dec01
2001 VH-1N 31641 US Marine Corps 158556 : USMC; VH-1N green top; conv to HH-1N; w/o 08jul01 NAS Fallon
2001 hc.2 wa195 Royal Air Force XS676 : First flew 15 Feb 1965 as HC.2, delivered 24 Mar 1965. Eventually to 2 FTS, wfu and stored at RAF Shawbury.
Aviacion Naval Uruguaya 083 : To Uruguay Jan 1998. Delivered 20 Feb 1998.
Aviacion Naval Uruguaya 083 : w/o mar01 crash at sea during a rescue
2001 hu.5 wa178 Fleet Air Arm XS509 : dd Royal Navy Sep 1964; 848Sq/G-A by Jan 1965 still Mar 1969.
Fleet Air Arm XS509 : RNEC Manadon by Sep 1969 as A2597, until c Jun 1970.
Fleet Air Arm XS509 : returned to airworthiness at RNAY Fleetlands from Jul 1970; 707Sq/WP-VL by Nov 1971 still Sep 1973; 707Sq/WO-VL by Sep 1974; 707Sq/WP-VL by Jul 1979; to MoD by 1982
Fleet Air Arm XS509 : 1979 707Sq VL/WP
Ministry of Defence (MoD) XS509 : ETPS by Mar 1982 still May 1984 still 1990. Sold Feb 1998.
Ministry of Defence (MoD) XS509 : 25jul91 pictured as Wessex HU.5 ETPS at RAF Odiham during families day
Ministry of Defence (MoD) XS509 : 13+14jun92 ETPS at ATI 92
ZK-HVK : New Zealand private; w/o 12feb01 during logging operations near Motueka, South Island
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