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Aerospatiale alouette ii 1
Aerospatiale alouette iii 1
Aerospatiale as332 super puma 2
Aerospatiale as350 ecureuil 3
Aerospatiale gazelle 3
Aerospatiale sa330 puma 1
Aerospatiale sa365 dauphin 2 1
Agusta A109 Hirundo 6
Agusta A109e Power 1
Agusta ab412 1
Bell 204 1
Bell 205 2
Bell 206 6
Bell 209 ah-1 cobra 3
Bell 212 6
Bell 407 1
Bell 412 2
Boeing 414 - H-47D Chinook 2
Boeing-Vertol 107M H-46 Sea Knight 3
Eurocopter AS350 Ecureuil 1
Eurocopter as365 dauphin 2 2
Eurocopter ec120 2
Eurocopter EC145 1
Fuji AH-1S 1
Kaman K-MAX 1
MBB bk117 3
MBB bo105 2
McDonnell Douglas ah-64 apache 2
McDonnell Douglas MD900 Explorer 1
Robinson r-22 2
SABCA A109BA 1
Sikorsky s-58 H-34 1
Sikorsky s-61 H-3 1
Sikorsky s-64 CH-54 1
Sikorsky s-65 H-53 2
Sikorsky s-70 H-60 7
Sikorsky s-76 1
Sikorsky s-80 H-53E 3
Westland Lynx 1
Westland scout 1
Westland sea king 3

YearVersionC/N
2003 206a 18 CF-JAD : Bell 206A, cn18, ff:?; xfer Canada as CF-JAD, 1967
C-FJAD : rereg Canada as C-FJAD, unk; w/o 10Jun03.
2003 206a 36 Bell Helicopter N7844S : Bell 206A cn36, ff:?; reg Bell Helicopters as N7844S, unk; conv Bell 206B JetRanger II, unk
G-BAML : xfer UK as G-BAML, unk; w/o near Crag Lough, 4mi NE of Haltwhistle, Northumberland, 30May03. Loss of tail rotor effectiveness caused aircraft to complete several revolutions before impacting the ground from low height at slow speed. Three occupants suffered only minor injuries. Aircraft damaged beyond repair.
2003 206a 569 Bell Helicopter N8191J : Bell 206A, cn569, ff:?; reg Bell Helicopters as N8191J, unk; del US as N8191J, unk; conv B206B-II unk.
C-GAHB : xfer Canada as C-GAHB, unk
N242TK : xfer US as N242TK, unk; w/o ivo Malone, TX, 06Jun03.
2003 206l 45132 PH-HMH : Netherlands, test serial N16845
SE-HSV : Sweden, to G-IANG
G-IANG : Lothian Helicopters from Jan98; w/o 30apr03 struck power cables in low cloud near Oxenfoord Castle, N of Pathhead. Minor injuries to 3 POB; canc Oct04
2003 206l-3 51253 JA9775 : Japan, to N64AJ
N207DS : to N6184D
Airwest Helicopters N6184D : Airwest Helicopters from Jan01; w/o 26jul03 struck trees at Whiteriver, Arizona. 2 fatalities
2003 212 30722 Okanagan Helicopters C-GOKT : Okanagan Helicopters, noted 1977
YV-324C : Venezuela, rtn to C-GOKT
Canadian Helicopters C-GOKT : Canadian Helicopters, canc Jan83
Airlift AS LN-OLK : Airlift AS; w/o 18dec03 fall down hole in ice, Svalbard Islands, Norway; Dec11 wreckage found by Remus 100 autonomous underwater vehicle
2003 212 31122 N1079U : Turbines Ltd at Denton, TX from May95
NSF N1079U : NSF; w/o 17jan03 McMurdo Station, Antarctica
2003 407 53105 Bell Helicopter N4116 : Bell Feb/May 1997
P2-IHJ : Papua New Guinea, to VH-HTD
Lloyd Helicopters VH-HTD : Lloyd Helicopters, Ambulance
Australia Air Ambulances VH-HTD : RACQ CQ Rescue, op by Lloyd Helicopters; w/o 17oct03 off Cape Hillsborough. 3 fatalities
2003 412ep 36300 armada de venezuela ARV-0607 : Armada d/d 2003; w/o 24mar03 San Pedro Palmares
2003 412hp 36084 Guardia Nacional de Venezuela GN-94101 : Guardia Nacional Venezuela, test serial C-GLYY; w/o 08sep03 at Sector Los Angeles, Barrio Genaro Mendez, San Cristobal, Tachira. 1 fatality
2003 A109a 7188 Carabinieri MM81105 : CC-88. w/o 05may03 Valle dell Anapo
2003 A109a 7220 AgustaWestland Philadelphia N4210W : Agusta Corp, to N502RP
N502RP : 1996 in movie Eraser. First scene white livery probably same helicopter. Final scene N502RP all black New York City Police (NYPD) helicopter
N502RP : 1996 in the film Broken Arrow Same livery scheme.
N21TE : to N25RX
N25RX : Mediplane Inc at Santa Rosa, CA from Oct98; Redwood Empire Air Care Helicopter; w/o 23dec03 collided with terrain near Redwood Valley, CA. 3 fatalities
2003 A109a-II 7317 N109GG : USA, to N1CL
N1CL : to JA9695
JA9695 : Japan, to N295CA
HB-XJA : Hoppe AG from Feb95; w/o 10apr03 at Piz Terza. Repl by HB-ZFK
2003 a109ba 0316 Aviation Légère de la Force Terrestre H16 : Built 9 Feb 1993 as A109HO. c/s OT-ARP. w/o 14 Jun 2003
Aviation Légère de la Force Terrestre H16 : damaged by a storm in Petrovec (FYROM). Has been placed in atrition in Zuttendael
Aviation Légère de la Force Terrestre H16 : used as recruiting unit in special c/s; 22jul08 pictured (top) at Brussels
Aviation Légère de la Force Terrestre H16 : 03aug14 pictured (bot) at Koksijde
2003 A109c 7604 N90LW : test serial N1VN, to D-HAAB
D-HAAB : conv to A109C Max; Rotorflug GmbH Jun92-Sep98
N109MX : from 1998
N109MX : Oak Brook Aviation, IL from Apr02
N109MX : Air Angels Ambulance; w/o 28jan03 impacted terrain near West Chicago, IL. Pilot killed
2003 a109e 11096 EKAB SX-HDV : EKAB; w/o 11feb03 at Icaria, Aegean Sea. 4 fatalities
2003 a109k2 10017 Intermountain Life Flight N601RX : IHC Hospitals, Salt Lake City, Utah. w/o 10jan03
2003 a109k2 10031 AgustaWestland Philadelphia N1VN : Agusta USA, to XA-TZZ
Azteca TV XA-TZZ : Azteca TV from 1998; w/o 02apr03
2003 ab412hp 25804 armen 11334 : Armen type:Hkp11 Sophia. from 1994
armen 11334 : Armen type:Hkp11; Z34; w/o 25mar03 hit ice off Karlsborg during training flight, 1 fatality
Försvarsmakten 11334 : SAF type:Hkp11 Sophia.; after crash fuselage preserved at Halmstad, Sweden.
2003 AH-1S 25 Japan Ground Self-Defense Force 73425 : Fuji AH-1S, c/n 25, ff?; del JGSDF as 73425 unk; xfer 2 Taisensha Herikoputatai, IIATH, unk; w/o 20May03.
2003 ah-1t 26906 US Marine Corps 161020 : USMC; conv AH-1W; HMLA-267 w/o 05apr03
2003 ah-1w 26288 US Marine Corps 164589 : USMC; Oct95 AH-1W type HMLA-775./WR-725
US Marine Corps 164589 : USMC; HMLA-775 w/o 22jan03 in mid air collision with AH-1W 165327 near Zapata, Texas about 9:30 pm during night drug-Interdiction mission with Joint Task Force Six, a military/law enforcement drug interdiction team. 4 reservists killed
2003 ah-1w 26351 US Marine Corps 165327 : USMC; HMLA-775 w/o 22jan03 in collision with AH-1W 164589
2003 ah-64a PV033 US Army Aviation 83-23808 : US Army; 1995 MTPC Cairns; 2000 1-14Avn.; 2003 1-14Avn. w/o 15may03
2003 ah-64a PV670 US Army Aviation 89-0258 : US Army 89-00258; w/o 03jun03 crash near Urgun, Paktika province, Afghanistan, subsequently aircraft was destroyed
2003 as332f1 2295 Armada de Chile 72 : AS332B. w/o 24may03
2003 as332m1 2302 flygvapnet 10409 : SVF type:Hkp10 in 1994 /99 F17.
Försvarsmakten 10409 : SAF from 1998 type:Hkp10
Försvarsmakten 10409 : Hkp10 code 99. w/o 18nov03
2003 as350b 1864 N58050 : to N1889A
N1889A : to N1839A
N1839A : to N270SH
State of Nevada N270SH : Sundance Helicopters from Jun99, AS350BA type; w/o 20sep03 collision with a canyon wall at Descent Canyon, GrandCanyonWest, AZ. 7 fatalities. canc Jun06
2003 as350b2 2579 EliFriulia I-EQUR : Elifriulia; w/o 23feb03 hit wires at Riscone di Brunico, Bolzano
2003 as350b2 2834 Government of Canada C-GOGN : Ministry Of Natural Resources Province Of Ontario (OMNR) from Apr95; w/o 21may03 at Mekatina, ON. 4 fatalities; May05 canc
2003 as365n2 6448 Maersk Air OY-HMW : Maersk Helicopter, test serial F-WYMR; 1999 canc, 2000 to 5N-BBS
Aero Contractors Nigeria 5N-BBS : Aero Contractors Jul00; w/o 03jan03 crash at sea off Brass terminal, 2 fatalities
2003 bk117a1 7050 MBB D-HBMY : MBB cnvt. to type:BK117A-3 toward C-GMCL
C-GMCL ALC Airlift Canada Inc.: from Sep85 ex D-HBMY toward N507AL
N507AL ?: from Mar91 ex C-GMCL toward N401PH
PHI Inc N401PH : PHI from May93 ex N507AL toward N911WJ
N911WJ Martin County Fire Rescue: Martin County Fire Rescue from Aug98 ex N401PH w/o 16Dec03
2003 bk117a3 7066 ZS-HRJ Transkei Defence Force: TDF toward 383
Suid-Afrikaanse Lugmag 383 : SAAF 15 sqd. ex ZS-HRJ. w/o mar03
2003 bk117a4 7114 Suid-Afrikaanse Lugmag 389 : SAAF 15 sqd. ex PT-HJD. w/o 20aug03
2003 105cbs-4 S-868 MBB D-HMBM : MBB Demonstrator, test serial D-HFHZ
American Eurocopter N3203K : American Eurocopter 1992
Eurocopter Deutschland GmbH D-HLFB : Eurocopter Germany 1993, conv 105CBS-5
ADAC Luftrettung GmbH D-HLFB : ADAC Luftrettung from 1994; w/o 20jan03 /Christoph19 crashed into ice-floe covered Elbe channel near Bienenbüttel. 1 fatality
ADAC Luftrettung GmbH D-HLEB : 2006 preserved
ADAC Luftrettung GmbH D-HILF : preserved monument at Munich Airport
2003 105ls 2055 C-GFUI : Canada
Lesotho Defence Force LDF-51 : MBB Bo-105LSA-3, cn 2055, ff:?; del Lesotho Defence Force Air Wing as LDF-51, 10sep01; w/o 20may03.
Lesotho Defence Force LDF-51 : Crashed into the Katse dam. Pilot and one passenger killed. Three survivors. It sank after the crash and the wreck was salvaged two weeks later.
2003 ch-124 61-179 Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4001 : Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-179, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4001, 1965; to CH-124A as 12401 Oct1968; modified to CH-124B unk; further modified with HELTAS to CH-124B-2 standard unk; crashed on take-off from HMCS Iroquois (DDH-280), 27Feb03.
Canadian Armed Forces 12401 : Nov80 pictured at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Quayside, UK
Canadian Armed Forces 12401 : ex 4001. One of 6 CH-124B updated with HELTAS to CH-124B-2 standard. Crashed on take-off from HMCS Iroquois (DDH-280), back onto the flight deck during an emergency recovery, after a single engine failure, on 27 Feb 2003. Rolled onto its starboard side, spilling its fuel tanks, plus 2200 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition. Ship was 100km south east of Halifax NS, en route to the Arabian Sea for Operation Apollo. She returned to Halifax where the airframe was recovered by crane.
2003 ch-135 32029 Canadian Armed Forces 135129 : BuNo 70-15678. to Colombian Army as EJC-223/CN-27
Aviacion del Ejercito de Colombia EJC-223 : Av.Ej CN-27. BAHEL/DOS. ex Canada 135129. w/o 01dec03
2003 CH-46D 2201 US Marine Corps 152579 : BV-107M, c/n 2201, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR Morton PA as CH-46A 152579 12Oct66; xfer H&MS-26 19Oct66; redesig CH-46D 20Oct66; xfer HMM-161 31Dec66; xfer HMM-162 29Nov67; xfer HMM-264 05Mar68; xfer HMM-162 11Jun68; xfer HMM-163 01Nov68; xfer H&MS-16 COSA 14Jul69; xfer HMM-161 07Nov69; xfer HMM-164 23Aug70; xfer H&MS-36 COSA 20Apr71; xfer H&MS-36 11Aug71; xfer H&MS-36 CRAA 26Sep71; xfer MARTD Norfolk 26Oct71; further unit xfers unk; conv CH-46E unk; xfer HMM-268; YQ??, unk; suddenly nosed down and crashed 9 mi S of Umm Qasr, Kuwait, 21Mar03; 4 USMC crew and 9 British servicemen aboard all killed.
US Marine Corps 152579 : USMC in 1994 type:CH-46E /GX-06 HMT-204
2003 CH-46D 2433 US Marine Corps 154826 : BV-107M, c/n 2433, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154826 09May68; xfer HMMT-302 23May68; xfer HMM-265 06Mar70; xfer HMM-161 13Nov70; xfer FAWPRA Atsugi 05Aug71; xfer NAS Cubi Point, PI 04Jan72; xfer HC-3 11Jan73; xfer NAS Cubi Point, PI 06Dec73; xfer HC-3 18Sep74; furhter unit xfers unk; xfer HC-5, RB-??, unk; wfu Sep00; SOC 26Feb03.
2003 CH-46F 2494 US Marine Corps 156424 : BV-107M, c/n 2494, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46F 156424 28Jan69; xfer HMM-162 06Feb69; xfer H&MS-26 12Feb71; xfer HMM-261 26May71; xfer NAS North Island A&T 10Feb72; xfer HMM-262 23Mar72; further unit xfers unk; conv CH-46E unk; unit xfers unk; noted HMM-364, PF-03; w/o 19May03; crashed into canal at Hillah, Iraq, during resupply mission. 4 crew killed, plus 1 Marine drowned while attempting to rescue them.
US Marine Corps 156424 : Apr82 conv to CH-46E and transf from NAVDEPOT Cherry Point, NC to HMM-262 Kaneohe Bay, HI
2003 ch-47d M.3369 US Army Aviation 90-00217 : US Army d/d 28jun91 cnvt. from ex CH-47C 68-15998; w/o 23apr03 crashed in Afghanistan with 7-101st AVN; 3960 flight hours
2003 ch-47d M.3379 US Army Aviation 91-00230 : US army d/d 31oct91 cnvt. from ex CH-47C 71-20953; w/o 02nov03 shot down by a surface to air missile in Iraq with 1-106th AVN; 3969 flight hours
US Army Aviation 91-00230 : preserved at the entrance to the Iowa national guard portion of airport at Davenport on a pylon honoring those whose lives were lost when the helicopter was shot down
2003 CH-53C 65-335 US Air Force 70-1625 : USAF, first CH-53C second batch; Nov75 CH-53C type 601st TASS new delivered
US Air Force 70-1625 : conv to MH-53J; 27may95 pictured as MH-53J type 21st SOS at RAF Mildenhall
US Air Force 70-1625 : jul99 21st SOS
US Air Force 70-1625 : conv to MH-53M
US Air Force 70-1625 : 20th SOS w/o 23nov03 at Bagram, Afghanistan
2003 ch-53e 65-498 US Marine Corps 162486 : USMC CH-53E
US Marine Corps 162486 : w/o 30apr03 HMH-465 ?
2003 ch-53e 65-504 US Marine Corps 162492 : USMC in 2000 /CJ-11 HMH-461
US Marine Corps 162492 : USMC; HMH-461 w/o 22jun03
2003 ch-53e 65-531 US Marine Corps 162519 : USMC in 1999 deployed aboard USS Nassau LHA-4. /ES-22 HMH-461 ; 2000 /CJ-12 HMH-461
US Marine Corps 162519 : USMC HMH-461 w/o 22jun03
2003 ch-54b 64-086 US Army Aviation 69-18478 : Sikorsky S-64B, c/n 64-086, ff?; del US Army as CH-54B 69-18478 unk; stor AMARC as HG000? unk; sold Erickson Air Crane as N223AC unk; conv S-64F unk; current.
Erickson N223AC : sold Erickson Air Crane as N223AC unk; conv S-64F unk; w/o 100nm E of Bintutu, Sarawak, Malaysia, 01Jun03 when helicopter was destroyed following a forced landing after a loss of control during logging operations. A post-crash fire consumed the wreckage. The pilot suffered serious injury and the co-pilot minor injury.
2003 EC120B 1221 Helibras PP-MHG : Helibras, test serial F-WWPM; w/o 06feb03 at Guarapiranga, Sao Paulo, during demo flight
2003 EC120B 1346 Heli Gotthard AG HB-ZER : Heli Gotthard; w/o 13aug03 at Steingletscher, BE
2003 ec145 9009 Eurocopter Deutschland GmbH D-HJFD : Eurocopter Deutschland re registered to D-HMBH
Eurocopter Deutschland GmbH D-HMBH : Eurocopter Deutschland ex D-HJFD toward F-ZBPC
Securite Civile F-ZBPC : Securite Civile; w/o 20jul03 crashed in Pyrennees mountains. 1 fatality
2003 ec155b1 6635 Eurocopter France F-WWOS : Eurocopter France toward B-HRX
Government Flying Service B-HRX : ex F-WWOS. w/o 26aug03 night crash into hill, 2 fatalities
2003 h-34g.III 58-1563 US Navy 150763 : Sikorsky H-34G.III, c/n 58-1563, ff:1962; del BWR FR, Startford as H-34A, 150763, 12Dec62; soc 12Dec62
Heeresflieger 150763 : del W. Germany Herresflieger as H-34A 150763, 12Dec62; coded QB+484, unk; coded PZ-007, unk; coded PZ+349, unk; coded 80+76, 1967;
Sikorsky Helicopters N82835 : rtnd Sikorsky as N82835 (as part payment for S-65), 1970?; modified for seismic research?
Bundesministerium des Innern D-HBWR : 1975 conv at Hentschel Flugzeugwerke, Kassel, Germany. Was used by the German Government for airborne geophysical Survey; 1986 sold ARIS Helicopter San Francisco; I was D-HBWR Chief Eng 1976 till 1986
N15AH Aris Helicopters: Aris S-58ET; 1990 pictured in Alaska
N15AH : xfer Aris Helicopter as N15AH, 12Sep86; conv S-58ET, unk; xfer Hi-Lift Helicopter as N15AH, unk; rtnd Aris Helicopter as N15AH, unk; destroyed in crash at Miraleste Intermediate School, Rancho Palos Verdes CA, 12Jul03; FAA reports Undel Tri.
2003 hb350b 1498 Helibras PT-HLO : Helibras c/n HB1024
Helisul Taxi Aereo PT-HLO : Helisul; w/o 09jul03 at Boca do Acre, Amazonas. No fatalities
2003 HH-53C 65-142 US Air Force 67-14993 : USAF; conv to MH-53M; 20th SOS w/o 19mar03
US Air Force 67-14993 : 1975-1979, mars helicopter at 6514th Test Sq at Hill AFB. Had TM gear for flight test (orang wire) and secondary flight guages mounted in cargo comp with high speed cameras for data recording. Aircraft was used in ALCM air recovery and flew with max weight (lead bars on wooden pallets) during test and recovery phase.
2003 hh-60g 70-2460 US Air Force 97-26778 : USAF; 347RW 41st RQS w/o 23mar03 Afghanistan
2003 k-max A94-0015 N314KA : Kaman K-1200 K-Max, c/n A94-0015, ff:1995; reg Kaman Aerospace as N165KA, 01Feb96; del Midwest Helicopters Ltd as C-GMHO, 25Mar96; rtnd Kaman Aerospace as N165KA, 09Jul99; rereg Kaman Aerospace as N314KA, 10Aug99; del Daily Air/Superior Helicopter LLC, Taiwan, as B-55589, (repl. # 027), 07Oct02-06May03; rtnd Superior Helicopter LLC, US as N314KA, 18Jun03; suffered fatal crash in Keller, WA, 25Jul03.
2003 md900 900/00021 N9021T : Georgetown Interstate Aviation at Kirkland, WA from 06sep95; 12mar96 pictured (pic1) at San Jose, CA
N811CM : Georgetown Interstate Aviation at Kirkland, WA 09jul96
N179PA : Gulf Inc at Kirkland, WA from May98
Papillon Grand Canyon N179PA : Papillon Helicopters, op for NPS; pictured (pic2)
NPS N179PA : National Park Services, op by Papillon Grand Canyon; pictured (pic3) w/o 16oct03 at Fredonia, AZ
2003 mh-60l 70-1453 US Army Aviation 89-26185 : US Army, 160 SOAR; w/o 30jan03 crashed on Shomali Pains, Afghanistan. 4 fatalities
2003 oh-58d 48648 US Army Aviation 96-0040 : US Army 96-00040; 25nov03 w/o
2003 beta 2246 Policia de la Provincia de Buenos Aires LQ-BJA : Ex-N2354B, Police Serial B246, to N341ZG (2002) Crash 2003/08/16.
2003 beta II 2650 Intercopters EC-GML : Intercopters from Feb97; w/o 20Aug03
2003 s-70a-41 Aviacion del Ejercito de Colombia EJC-163 : Ejercito d/d 2001. BuNo 01-26919. w/o 26feb03
Aviacion del Ejercito de Colombia EJC-163 : En memoria del Capitán Pablo Osorio y de sus 22 compañeros soldados que murieron en la caída del helicóptero black hawk 163 del Ejercito de Colombia sucedida el 26 de febrero de 2003
2003 s-76a 76-0175 PT-HQJ : lsd from N5446E
N5446E : Offshore Logistics at Lafayette, LA from Feb91; canc Sep95
Air Logistics N5446E : 13mar95 pictured at Patterson/Williams MAP, LA
Aeroleo Taxi Aereo PT-YAU : Aeroleo from Oct95; w/o 22aug03 during training at Macae Airport, RJ
2003 sa316b 1371 Schweizer Luftwaffe V-215 : SUI w/o 15Jul03
2003 sa318c 2167 Landespolizei D-HNRW : SA318C Alouette II; Polizei Nordrhein-Westfalen 1970-1981;
Aerospatiale F-WIPE : 1983 conv SA.315 Lama 2167/22
HELOG HB-XPD : Helog Apr85-Apr86, ex D-HNRW, F-WIPE
Heli Bernina AG HB-XPD : Heli Bernina 1986-2002; to VT-HIM
VT-HIM : Himalayan Heli-skiing, India; ex HB-XPD; w/o 30apr03 crashed at Alani Nallah. 4 fatalities
2003 sa330b 1259 Aviation Légère de l'Armée de Terre 1259 : ALAT w/o 04jul03
2003 ah.1 1975 Royal Marines ZB676 : Royal Marines Gazelle AH.1 built by Westland; aug98 847Sqn /C Portsmouth harbour embarked aboard L3004 RFA Sir Bedivere.; 2000 847Sqn /C
Army Air Corps ZB676 : w/o 22dec03 665 sqd
2003 ht.2 1158 Fleet Air Arm XW887 : RN Gazelle HT.2 built by Westland; Jul79 705sqd/CU-557; to civ G-CBFD
G-CBFD : ex RN XW887; w/o 18nov03
2003 ht.3 2010 Royal Air Force ZB629 : RAF HT.3; 1984 HCC.4 type with 32 squadron
London Helicopter Centres G-CBZL : London Helicopters Centres Jan/May 2003
G-CBZL : Armstrong Aviation from May03
G-CBZL : w/o 22nov03 after hitting a power cable at a private landing site near Dumfries, Scotland
2003 sa365n 6215 Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd. VT-ELF : Pawan Hans (PHE); w/o 30oct03 ditched into sea near Agatti Island. 1 fatality
2003 ah.1 f.9655 Army Air Corps XT649 : dd Dec 1966 to AAC. 655 Sq/Y by Jul 1972. Sold, to New Zealand.
ZK-HUK : to ZK-HUK, w/o 12 Mar 2003
2003 has.1 wa 638 Fleet Air Arm XV650 : RN HAS.1 f/f 02oct69, d/d 06nov69; conv to HAS.2A; conv to AEW.2A; Served with 706Sq, 819Sq, 824Sq, 826Sqand 849Sq.
Fleet Air Arm XV650 : 19Jul86 noted RNAS Lee-on-Solent coded -.180 of 849 Squadron, HQ Flight; 4Oct96 and 02Jul97 noted RNAS Portland coded L.184 of 849 Squadron, B Flight, HMS Illustrious
Fleet Air Arm XV650 : 1990 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./CU-180
Fleet Air Arm XV650 : 1996 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./IFOR mrks.
Fleet Air Arm XV650 : 1998 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./L-185 embarked aboard HMS Illustrious R06.
Fleet Air Arm XV650 : 28Sep99 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./L-185 embarked aboard HMS Illustrious R06.
Fleet Air Arm XV650 : 2000 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./L-185
Fleet Air Arm XV650 : w/o 22mar03 mid air collision with XV704 in northern Persian Gulf while operating with 849nas from HMS Ark Royal. Seven fatalities.
2003 has.1 wa 675 Fleet Air Arm XV704 : RN; 1985 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./63; 1990 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./R-184; 1996 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./83 IFOR
Fleet Air Arm XV704 : 24+25jul99 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./CU-181 Fairford air show
Fleet Air Arm XV704 : ASAC.7 type 849 NAS; w/o 22mar03 mid air collision with XV650 in northern Persian Gulf while operating from HMS Ark Royal. Seven fatalities.
2003 mk42b wa 988 Bharatiya Nau Sena IN525 : Mk 42B, ff 29 Mar 1989 as ZG612. Del to Indian Navy as IN525 14 Sep 1989. Wore /W by Feb 2001. While with 330 Sq on 26 Mar 2003 it either ditched off Goa or fell off the deck of the carrier INS Viraat. Noted dumped at INS Garuda, Kochi (Cochin) in 2003 with tail boom torn away near fuselage joint.
Bharatiya Nau Sena IN525 : Suspected tail rotor failure while approaching to land on the carrier INS Viraat. Ditched in the wake. All four crew survived
2003 mk21a 384 Força Aeronaval da Marinha do Brasil N-4007 : AH-11A. 10sep03 crash at sea on approach frigate Constituicao. Pilot die
2003 UH-1E 6205 US Marine Corps 155350 : to civ as ZK-IUE, New Zealand
ZK-IUE : ex USMC 155350; w/o 03jan03 during logging operations at Paparangi Station, New Zealand. Pilot killed
2003 uh-1h 11398 Ejercito de Chile 181 : Ejercito, BuNo 69-15110 d/d 1972, to Fach
Fuerza Aerea de Chile H-95 : fach d/d 1993, ex Ejercito 181, w/o 03may03
2003 uh-1h 12803 US Army Aviation 70-16498 :
Comando de Aviacion Naval Argentina 0874 : ARA 3-H-303 d/d dec00; ex 70-16498; 2003 crash at Comandante Espora naval airbase
2003 UH-1N 31415 US Marine Corps 158244 : USMC, conv to HH-1N; w/o 01may03 at NAS Fallon during autorotation training; soc 30oct03
2003 UH-1N 31686 US Marine Corps 159680 : HMLA-367 w/o 22oct03 at Twentynine Palms California
2003 UH-1N 31755 US Marine Corps 160620 : USMC; HMLA-169 w/o 30mar03
2003 uh-60a 70-1152 US Army Aviation 87-24624 : 571st MedCo. w/oKuwait 06apr03
2003 uh-60a 70-681 US Army Aviation 83-23856 : US Army
US Army Aviation 83-23856 : 1984, first Assignment was Red Barrons 201st AVN Co, Camp Humphreys Korea
US Army Aviation 83-23856 : 1995 asg 1-106th AVN, IL ARNG; 2000 still
US Army Aviation 83-23856 : w/0 04dec03 destroyed in Northern Iraq
2003 uh-60l 70-2178 US Army Aviation 95-26653 : w/o 25oct03 hit by RPG Tikrit, Iraq
2003 uh-60l Policia Nacional de Colombia PNC-0605 : PNC d/d 2000 as PNC-605, FMS 01-26899 (?); w/o 23may03 near La Union, Tolima
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