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YearVersionC/N
2006 204b 2067 Canadian Armed Forces C-GSHK : Heli Lift dd 2003. w/o 24sep06 crash and fire near Saskatchewan, Canada
2006 206a 355 N1425W : Bell 206A cn355, ff:?; del US as N1425W, unk
N83MT : xfer US as N83MT, unk; conv Bell 206B-2, unk
CC-CTA : xfer Chile as CC-CTA, unk; w/o after ditching in Lago Querto Falls, Chile while engaged in load slinging operations, 10May06
2006 206a 600 Bell Helicopter N7056J : Bell 206A, cn600, ff:?; reg Bell Helicopters as N7056J, unk; del US as N7056J, unk; conv Bell 206B-2, unk
N23SP : xfer US as N23SP, unk
C-GRHM : xfer Canada as C-GRHM, unk; w/o 04Jul06. The Remote Helicopters (NWT) Ltd. Bell 206B, registration C-GRHM, was conducting bucketing operations in support of forest fire suppression activities approximately 25 nm northeast of Wabasca, AB. The helicopter collided with trees and came to rest in an inverted position. The pilot, the sole occupant, was fatally injured.
2006 206a 606 VH-AAL : Bell 206A cn606, ff:?; del Vowell Air Services as VH-AAL, unk; conv Bell 206B-2, unk; w/o after loss of control, Palmers Island, NSW, 02Nov06, 2 injured.
2006 206b-2 1109 Highland Helicopters C-GMXE : Highland Helicopters Ltd from Dec80, ex N58144; w/o 02jun06 near Pelican, Alberta; Jul06 canc
2006 206b-3 2971 State of Oklahoma N2877F : Oklahoma City Police Dept (OCPD) 1980-1985 ex N10851
N2877F : Ritel Copter Service at Hudson, IA from Aug85; w/o 30jun06 wirestrike at Walford, IA
2006 206b-3 3084 Helicargo SA HK-2496 : Helicargo; w/o 24feb06 near Mutata, 4 fatalities
2006 206l-1 45421 ERA Helicopters N513EH : ERA, noted 1985
PHI Inc N593AE : PHi from Nov99; w/o 02feb06 at Chesterfield, IN ; Feb10 canc
2006 222 47066 N2105J : Bell 222 cn 47066, ff: 1981; del Anglo Services Inc, Wilmington, DE as N2105J, unk; w/o 2006, reg canx 23Aug06.
2006 222B 47131 Bell Helicopter N2226W : Bell 222B cn47131, ff:?; reg Bell Helicopters as N2226W, unk
JA9645 : del Japan as JA9645, unk
D-HRIC : xfer Germany as D-HRIC, unk
CS-MHD : xfer Portugal as CS-MHD, unk
N8159Z : xfer US as N8159Z, unk
N306CH : xfer Central Helicopters as N306CH, unk; w/o when crashed into Gulf of Mexico, 19Feb06.
2006 222ut 47555 osterman helikopter SE-HOV : Ostermans Aero 1986-1987
Forca Ajrore Shqiptare ZA-HOV : Albanian Gov 1987-unk
Forca Ajrore Shqiptare AL-HOV : Albanian Gov, rtn to ZA-HOV
Forca Ajrore Shqiptare ZA-HOV : w/o 16jul06 crashed in the Adriatic Sea near Tirana, 21 minutes after take-off. 6 fatalities including Deputy Prime Minister
2006 333 0041A Fuerza Aerea Dominicana 3040 : FAD d/d Nov04; w/o 04aug06 at La Union
2006 369d 0720D N500DG : to N812CE
State of California N812CE : Southern California Edison (SCE) from Jun86; w/o 06sep06 at Somis, CA. 2 fatalities canc May08;
2006 412 33014 ZS-HKG : ex N2070E
Air Zermatt AG HB-XRP : Air Zermatt 1987-1997; to I-AIVO
Airgreen I-AIVO : Airgreen; w/o 27nov06 near Monasterolo di Cafasse, Italy
I-AIVO : Molare 2006 Esercitazione
2006 A109c 7647 OO-WGW helimo: 1995 Helimo
OO-WGW helimo: 4feb97 Helimo visit Schiphol; toward OE-XSL
OE-XSL Sky Liner: Sky Liner d/d 2001. w/o 20mar06 crashed near Niestetal Heiligenrode (Kassel) Germany on route from Wien to Bremerhaven to be shipped to Venezuela
2006 a109k2 10011 REGA HB-XWK : REGA from 1994 to 2004 toward OM-ATC
Air Transport Europe Ltd OM-ATC : Air Transport Europe from 2004 ex HB-XWK. w/o 02jan06 near Lehota Slovakia
2006 AH-1S 33 Japan Ground Self-Defense Force 73433 : Fuji AH-1S, c/n 33, ff?; del JGSDF as 73433 unk; xfer 4 Taisensha Herikoputatai, IVATH, unk; w/o 06Nov06.
2006 ah-1w 26290 US Marine Corps 164591 : USMC; Oct95 AH-1W type HMLA-775./WR-727
US Marine Corps 164591 : USMC; conv c/n 29148; HMLA-169 w/o 27may06
2006 ah-64a PV618 Heil Ha'Avir 818 : IAF, BuNo 89-0206; w/o 20jul06 190sqn
2006 as-61a-4 6060 ejercito de venezuela 8440 : Ejercito d/d 1985; w/o 01mar06 crashed 18 km Puerto Ayacucho, Amazonas, near Colombian border (7 killed 1 injured)
2006 as332l2 2576 Eurocopter France F-WWOT : Eurocopter, reserial F-WQRE
Eurocopter France F-WQRE : Eurocopter, to G-JSAR
Bristow G-JSAR : Bristow from Sep02; w/o 21nov06 ditched into the sea near Texel, Netherlands; canc Dec10
Eurocopter Romania - : Sold to Eurocopter and re-furbished. Apparently to Romania as a SAR aircraft
2006 as365n3 6539 Heli-Linth AG HB-XQS : Heli-Link AG from Jun98; w/o 05mar06 at Fluelapass
2006 as565aa 6390 Helibras ? : Army HM-1 Pantera type
Comando de Aviação do Exército EB-2026 : Exercito HM-1 Pantera; w/o jul06
Comando de Aviação do Exército EB-2026 : w/o 27jul06 ditched on Jacarei Dam, SP
2006 aw109e 11175 I-NRDS Air Dimension: w/o 28nov06 near Montemelino (Magione) Italy
2006 105cbs-2 S-645 MBB Helicopter Corp N27854 : MBB Corp, test serial D-HDTO
Air Medical Resource Group N495LF : MSE Air Group Inc at San Juan, Puerto Rico from 2003; Aviane Air Ambulance; w/o 12jan06 at Ponce, PR
2006 ch-124 61-381 Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4038 : Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-381, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4038, 1967; to CH-124A as 12438 Oct1968; crashed 02Feb06; recovered 03Feb06; w/o and used as i/a unk.
Canadian Armed Forces 12438 : CAF; ex 4038; w/o 02Feb06
2006 ch-149 50134 Canadian Armed Forces 149914 : CSH14/511014; w/o 13jul06, crashed into the sea of Nova Scotia. 3 fatalities
2006 CH-46D 2332 US Marine Corps 153981 : BV-107M, c/n 2332, ff:?; accepted BuWepsRep FR Morton, PA as CH-46D 153981 16Aug67; xfer NARF Cherry Point, NC 27Aug67; xfer HMM-162 11Sep67; xfer HMM-264 20Mar69; xfer NAS North Island, A&T 03Mar70; xfer H&MS-36 COSA 14Jul70; xfer HMM-165 22Aug70; xfer H&MS-36 27Oct70; xfer H&MS-56 COSA 23Apr71; xfer HMM-161 06Jul71; xfer HC-6 15Jan72; xfer USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2) 13Oct73; xfer HC-6 11Jan74; further unit xfers unk; conv CH-46E unk; unit xfers unk; xfer HMM-365, YM-15, unk; stor AMARC as 1J0036, 02Nov05; SOC 17Jan06.
2006 CH-46D 2405 US Marine Corps 154798 : BV-107M, c/n 2405, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154798 08Feb68; xfer HMM-263 25Feb68; xfer HMM-364, YK-02, 18Apr68; xfer FAWPRa Atsugi 08Aug68; xfer NAS Atsugi A&T 10Mar69; xfer HMM-161 01Apr69; xfer H&MS-16 21Sep69; xfer H&MS-16 COSA 13Oct69; xfer H&MS-16 02Dec69; xfer HMM-364 11May70; xfer H&MS-36 COSA 23Feb71; xfer HMM-165 06Jun71; xfer HMM-164 02Nov71; xfer HMM-165 24Jul73; xfer HMH-462 21Jan75; further unit xfers unk; conv CH-46E unk; unit xfers unk; xfer HMMT-164, YT-7, unk; stor AMARC as 1J0041 14Nov06; SOC 29Nov06.
2006 CH-46D 2408 US Marine Corps 154801 : BV-107M, c/n 2408, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154801 20Feb68; xfer HMMT-302 04Mar68; xfer NAS North Island A&T 30Oct69; xfer H&MS-36 COSA 18Feb70; xfer HMM-164 16Apr70; xfer H&MS-36 20Apr71; xfer MARTD El Toro, CA 29Nov71; further unit xfers unk; conv CH-46E unk; unit xfers unk; xfer HMM-774, MQ-435, unk; SOC 15Jun06.
US Marine Corps 154801 : HMM-365 1983-1990
US Marine Corps 154801 : Feb06 HMM-774 /MQ-435
2006 CH-46F 2505 US Marine Corps 156435 : BV-107M, c/n 2505, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46F 156435 17Mar69; xfer HMM-163 28Mar69; further unit xfers unk; conv CH-46E unk; unit xfers unk; xfer HMM-166, YX-13, unk; stor AMARC as 1J0039 24Oct06; SOC 29Nov06; departed AMARC for ???, Jun12.
2006 CH-46F 2511 US Marine Corps 156441 : BV-107M, c/n 2511, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46F 156441 07Apr69; xfer HMM-163 25Apr69; further unit xfers unk; conv CH-46E unk; unit xfers unk; HMM-166, YX-02, unk; stor AMARC as 1J0040 24Oct06; SOC 29Nov06.
2006 CH-46F 2523 US Marine Corps 156453 : BV-107M, c/n 2523, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46F 156453 26Jun69; xfer HMMT-302 07Jul69; xfer H&MS-30 29Sep69; xfer HMMT-302 17Mar70; xfer H&MS-30 COSA 17Jul70; xfer H&MS-30 20Aprr71; xfer HMMT-302 02Jul71; xfer HMM-161 07Feb72; further unit xfers unk; conv CH-46E unk; unit xfers unk; xfer HMM-266, ES-03, unk; noted abd USS Nassau (LHA-4) 1999; noted HMM-261, EM-16, Oct06; xfer HMMT-204, GX-15, unk; SOC 18Dec06.
US Marine Corps 156453 : USMC in 1999 deployed aboard USS Nassau LHA-4. type:CH-46E /ES-03 HMM-266 ; 2000 /ES-03 HMM-266
2006 CH-46F 2554 US Marine Corps 157655 : BV-107M, c/n 2554, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46F 157655 27Sep69; xfer HMM-261 03Oct69; xfer HMM-261, Det 1, 23Sep71; xfer HMM-261 09Nov71; further unit xfers unk; conv CH-46E unk; unit xfers unk; xfer HMM-165, YW-05, unk; stor AMARC as 1J0038 23May06; SOC 19Jul06.
2006 ch-53d 65-246 US Marine Corps 157146 : USMC
US Marine Corps 157146 : w/o 07sep06 HMH-463 /YH-24
2006 ch-53e 65-475 US Marine Corps 161998 : USMC in 1994 /EN-46 HMH-464 ; 2000 /EN-10 HMH-464
US Marine Corps 161998 : USMC EN-10/HMH-464 w/o 17feb06
2006 ch-53e 65-628 US Marine Corps 164785 : USMC; w/o 11dec06 HMH-465 Al Anbar, Iraq. 1 killed
2006 ch-54a 64-012 US Army Aviation 66-18410 : Sikorsky S-64A, c/n 64-012, ff?; del US Army as YCH-54A 66-18410 unk; stor AMARC unk; sold to Heavy Lift Helicopters as N6156U unk; w/o in crash in Klamath River near Happy Camp, CA during fire fighting activity on 04Aug06, 2 crew fatalities.
Heavy Lift Helicopters N6156U : sold to Heavy Lift Helicopters as N6156U unk; w/o in crash in Klamath River near Happy Camp, CA during fire fighting activity on 04Aug06, 2 crew fatalities.
2006 EC135P1 0069 N601FH : CJ Systems Aviation, test serial N5207E
State of Florida N601FH : Florida Hospital Medical Center, noted 2002; /Florida Flight 1
State of Maryland N601FH : GE Business Financial Services Inc at Danbury, CT from Apr03; MedStar Transport Washington; w/o 30may06 fadec failure on approach to hospital helipad. 1 of 4 fatalities
2006 EC135T1 0160 ÖAMTC OE-XEH : CFV d/d 2001; w/o 01apr06
2006 ec145 9007 Eurocopter Deutschland GmbH D-HJFB : Eurocopter Deutschland re registered to D-HMBH
Eurocopter Deutschland GmbH D-HMBH : Eurocopter Deutschland ex D-HJFB toward F-ZBPB
Securite Civile F-ZBPB : Securite Civile; w/o 05jun06 crashed in Pyrennees mountains. 3 fatalities
2006 h-43 140 US Air Force 62-4514 : Kaman K-600 Huskie, cn140, ff:?; del USAF as HH-43B 62-4514, unk; converted to HH-43F, unk; wfu & xfer MASDC as HG072, 27Aug73.
N90944 : xfer Moseley Aviation as N90944, unk
N559D : xfer unknown as N559D, unk; Collided with a log pile and crashed near Metaline Falls, ID, pilot killed, 18Aug06.
2006 k-max A94-0005 N133KA : Kaman K-1200 K-Max, c/n A94-0005, ff:1994; reg Kaman Aerospace as N133KA, 27Jun94; lsd Scott Paper Co. as N133KA, Oct94; renamed Kimberly-Clark Co. 1996: del Grizzly Mountain Aviation as N133KA, 02May03; airframe suffered major damage when the engine had experienced an overspeed/over-fueling event during logging operations in the vicinity of Dexter, OR, 12Mar06; w/o 26Mar06.
2006 k-max A94-0033 N263KA : Kaman K-1200 K-Max, c/n A94-0033, ff: 2002; reg Kaman Aerospace Corp. as N263KA, 01May02; lsd Grizzly Mountain Aviation / Kaman Aerospace Corp. as N263KA, Jul04; del Grizzly Mountain Aviation as N263KA, 20Aug04; crashed at John Day, OR, 17Mar06.
2006 ah1 161 Royal Marines XZ614 : Royal Marines; 1995 3CBAS; 2000 847Sqn /X
Royal Marines XZ614 : 3CBAS /Y, noted visiting on 24 Nov 1982
Royal Marines XZ614 : w/o 06may06 847 Sqn, shot down in Basra, Iraq
2006 mh-47e M.3703 US Army Aviation 91-00497 : US Army. conv from CH-47C 74-22289; 160 SOAR w/o 11jul06
2006 mh-47g M.3729 US Army Aviation 03-03729 : US Army cnvt. from ex CH-47D 85-24352.
US Army Aviation 03-03729 : w/o 01jun06 3-160SOAR struck TV tower near Doerun, Georgia. 4 fatalities
2006 mi-26 34001226210 RA-29112 Vertikal-T: Mi-26TS chartered ISAF forces. w/o 02dic06 hit mountain in route from Kandahar to Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan
2006 mi-8mtv-1 96143 Turkmenhowayollary EZ-L481 : Turkmenistan Airlines; w/o 20jan06 during Pakistan earthquake-affected areas under the contract with the Red Cross crash at Kapisa province, Afghanistan. 7 fatalities
2006 mv-22b D0056 US Marine Corps 166389 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0056, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166389, unk; xfer VMX-22 04Feb05; xfer VMMT-204, GX-16, unk; suffered uncommanded engine surge and lifted-off before settling back to ground and breaking off stbd wing, 27Mar06; w/o 14Jul09.
US Marine Corps 166389 : with VMMT-204. while undergoing post-maintenance engine start checks at MCAS New River, NC 27mar06, engines experienced uncommanded power surge, lifting aircraft into air then allowing it to suddenly fall and breaking off starboard wing
US Marine Corps 166389 : 14Jul09 Stricken from US Navy list
2006 astro 0025 ZS-REM : w/o 14Jan06
ZS-REM : w/o in the Sutherland area at Northern Cape, South Africa. Took off with tailwiind, overpitched lost RPM. Crashed and rolled over
2006 S-61N 61-299 Helicsa EC-FJJ : Helicsa; 08jul06 crashed into the sea near Tenerife, Canary Islands on route from Santa Cruz de la Palma, to Gran Canaria. 3 crew and 3 passengers killed. Wreckage was under water at 700 meters (2300 feet) level
2006 S-65C-3 65-347 Heil Ha'Avir 053 : upgraded to Yasur 2000 as 053, 1997; w/o 12Aug06 when hit by anti-tank missile in Southern Lebanon, crew of 5 killed, including female crew chief.
Heil Ha'Avir 353 : reserialled 353 unk
Heil Ha'Avir 553 : reserialled 553 unk;
Heil Ha'Avir 253 : Sikorsky S-65C-3, c/n 65-347 ff?; retained by Sikorsky for testing as N4013S; del IDF/AF as S-65C Yasur 253, Aug71; reserialled 353 unk; reserialled 553 unk; upgraded to Yasur 2000 as 053, 1997; w/o 12Aug06 when hit by anti-tank missile in Southern Lebanon, crew of 5 killed, including female crew chief.
2006 s-70a-9 70-1416 Australian Army Aviation A25-221 : Phoenix. f/f 11oc90. w/o 29nov06 rolled over the deck of HMAS Kanimbla off Fiji whilst carrying SAS troops. 2 killed
2006 s-76a 76-0096 N257AE : to C-GHJT
Helijet International C-GHJT : Helijet Airways Nov89-Mar90
PHI Inc N22342 : PHI Inc from Oct94; w/o 22oct06 crash Gulf of Mexico
2006 sa315b 2595 Heli Bernina AG HB-XUA : HeliBernina from 1989
Heli Bernina AG HB-XUA : Heli Bernina w/o 30jun06; ex XC-DOS, ZK-HBR
HELOG HB-XUA : Helog 1998 lsd, rtn
2006 sa330b 1247 Aviation Légère de l'Armée de Terre 1247 : ALAT; Sep05 5RHC/EHM3./BRV participated in exercise Volcanex 2005.
Aviation Légère de l'Armée de Terre 1247 : ALAT BRV w/o 18apr06
2006 sa330j 1496 Bundespolizei D-HAXM : BGS BPol, test serial F-WZCE
Bundespolizei D-HAXM : 29apr78 at Hanover airshow
HELOG Lufttransport KG D-HAXM : HELOG from 2005; chartered to United Nations
D-HAXM : w/o 25jan06 at Golo, Sudan
2006 sa330j 1567 Ejercito del Aire HD.19-06 : HT.19-6. escuadron 801. w/o 05feb06
2006 sa330l 1322 Fortele Aeriene Romane 03 : Romanian Air Force w/o 26oct2006
2006 sa330l 1645 Ejercito Ecuatoriano E-457 : Ejercito; w/o 27may06
2006 sa365n 6114 Bond Aviation Group G-BLUN : Bond Helicopters Jan85-Oct92
schreiner airways PH-SSS : Schreiner Oct92-Dec94
CHC Scotia G-BLUN : CHC Scotia from 1995; w/o 27dic06 crashed into the sea near North Morecambe platform, North Sea
2006 sioux wa386 Army Air Corps XT227 : AAC Sioux AH.1 21oct78 In storage at Wroughton
G-BHKB : Westland-Bell-Soloy 47G-3B-1 c/n wap87; Heliwork Ltd Jan80-Nov86
D-HAAA : Grasberger Helicopter GmbH at Oedheim Heliport, from Feb87; w/o 22may06 near Leiwen an der Mosel
Heliworks Ltd G-BHKB : Heliworks, Thruxton
2006 mk120 450 Silāḥ al-Jaww as-Sulṭāniy ‘Umān 765 : Oman air force; uk ZJ979; w/o 18aug06
2006 th-57b 3905 US Navy 163335 : USN; 10mar94 pictured as TAW-5 /E-178 at NAS Whiting Field, FL; w/o 30may06
2006 th-6b 1411 US Navy 696041 : TH-6B; US Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) /41; w/o 13oct06
2006 uh-1d 8955 US Army Aviation 66-16761 : US Army, conv to UH-1H; xfer to Bolivia
Fuerza Aerea Boliviana FAB-743 : FAB 1996, Grupo Aereo 51, DOS mrks; w/o 27oct06
2006 uh-1h 12164 Elliniki Aeroporia Stratou ES622 : Hellenic Army Aviation; FMS BuNo 69-15876; Circa 1972 pictured with 1TEAS at former Volos/Nea Ionia airbase ready to slung load a Jeep; w/o 20feb06
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