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

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