sikorsky s-65 H-53

RH-53D


1972


The RH-53D was the Airborne Mine Countermeasures (AMCM) variant of the Sikorsky S-65 configured for the detection, sweeping and neutralization of mines.

BuNos 158682-158693: 12 for US Navy
BuNos 158744-158761: 18 for US Navy
BuNos 160099-160104: 6 for Iran


Organisations

From Organisation with model RH-53D
1966
usa US Marine Corps
    s-65 H-53 282 1966/12
1975
iran hava darya
    6 1975/85
usa US Navy
    30 1975/97
Construction Numbers on database of RH-53D

36RH-53D




Construction Numbers Help Us

Airframes conv to new variant
C/NYearHistory
65-355 1972 158682 : Sikorsky S-65C-4, cn65-355, ff:?; del USN as RH-53D 158+
65-356 1972 158683 : USN; 06apr82 pictured as HM-12 /DH-433 over Cape Hatter+
Sikorsky S-65C-4, cn65-356, ff:?; del USN as RH-53D 158+
65-357 1972 158684 : USN; wfu 04mar93
Sikorsky S-65C-4, cn65-357, ff:?; del USN as RH-53D 158+
65-358 1972 158685 : USN; wfu 03jun91
Sikorsky S-65C-4, cn65-358, ff:?; del USN as RH-53D 158+
65-359 1972 158686 : Sikorsky S-65C-4, c/n 65-359, ff:?; del USN as RH-53D, +
USN HM-16; w/o 24apr80 during rescue attempt Operation+
65-360 158687 : USN; w/o 19jul92
65-361 158688 : USN; preserved?
65-362 158689 : USN; wfu 17may96
65-363 158690 : Sikorsky S-65C, cn65-363, ff:?; del US Navy as RH-53D, +
158690 : USN; preserved at Air Victory Museum, Medford New Jerse+
65-364 158691 : USN;w/o 17nov91 HM-19 /NW-621
crashed in mountains during a routine training flight o+
65-365 158692 : USN; Preserved at memorial park at NAS Norfolk
Sikorsky S-65C, cn 65-365, ff:?; del USN as RH-53D, 158+
65-366 1973 158693 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-366, ff:?; acc NPRO Rep Stratfor+
65-367 158744 : USN HM-16; w/o 24apr80 during rescue attempt Operation +
65-368 158745 : USMC; 1996 HMH-772./MT-400
158745 : USN; wfu 10sep04
65-369 158746 : USN; wfu 10sep04
65-370 158747 : US Navy; 1988 RH-53D type HM-12./DH-433
USN; NW-605/HM-18 w/o 12apr91
65-371 158748 : USN; preserved MCAS Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii
65-372 158749 : USMC; 1996 HMH-772./MT-404
158749 : USN; wfu 11jul97, 10sep04
65-373 158750 : USN; HM-16 w/o 24apr80 during rescue attempt Operation +
65-374 158751 : USN HM-14
1989 RH-53D type HM-14./BJ-536
158751 : Transfered from HM-14 to HMH-772 Det A 1990 Dessert Shi+
65-375 158752 : US Navy; 1989 RH-53D type HM-14./BJ-532
USN; HD-16/HM-12; wfu 12apr96
65-376 158753 : USN; HM-16 w/o 24apr80 during rescue attempt Operation +
Final call sign was Bluebird 2 on Iranian rescue attemp+
65-377 158754 : USN; preserved JRB NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
65-378 158755 : USN; wfu 11jul97, 10sep04
65-379 158756 : US Navy; RH-53D type HM-14./BJ-531
USN; wfu 07oct96
65-380 158757 : USMC; 1996 HMH-772./MT-406
158757 : USN; wfu 11jul97
65-381 158758 : USN HM-16; w/o 24apr80 during rescue attempt Operation +
65-382 158759 : USMC; 1996 HMH-772./MT-407
158759 : USN; wfu 29oct96
65-383 158760 : USN
1989 RH-53D type HM-14./BJ-535
65-384 158761 : USN; HM-16 w/o 24apr80 during rescue attempt Operation +
65-412 1977 9-2701 : Sikorsky S-65C-4 c/n 65-412, ff?; accepted USN as RH-53+
65-413 1977 9-2702 : Sikorsky S-65C-4 c/n 65-413, ff?; accepted USN as RH-53+
65-414 1977 6-2703 : Sikorsky S-65C-4 c/n 65-414 ff?; accepted USN as RH-53D+
65-415 1977 6-2704 : Sikorsky S-65C-4 c/n 65-415 ff?; accepted USN as RH-53D+
65-416 1977 6-2705 : Sikorsky S-65C-4 c/n 65-416 ff?; accepted USN as RH-53D+
65-417 1977 6-2706 : Sikorsky S-65C-4 c/n 65-417 ff?; accepted USN as RH-53D+
36 C/N found.

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