Sikorsky s-61 H-3 in
denmark Flyvevåbnet

Royal Danish Air Force

Del'd: 9 - 1965 to 2010

  • Flyvevåbnet s-61 H-3

First entered service in April 1965, the Sea Kings were used to provide Search and Rescue cover.  Operated by esk 722 from the Vaerlose AB.  Started to be replaced by the EH101 Merlin in 2005. 

Last danish Sea King helicopter has been retired june 16th, 2010
Following their retirement, the remaining 7 S-61s and their spares were sold in mid 2011, to the USA for refurbishment.

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YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
1965/10Esk.722 Aalborg


FF Thetis class

Construction Numbers Help Us

C/NModBuiltID     In this OrganisationIn other Org

    61-240 s-61a-1 1964     U-240: RDAF Esk.722
    61-275 s-61a-1 1965     U-275: Last flight 25Sep07
    61-276 s-61a-1 1965     U-276: RDAF Esk.722
    61-277 s-61a-1 1965     U-277: RDAF Esk.722
    61-278 s-61a-1 1965     U-278: RDAF Esk.722
    61-279 s-61a-1 1965     U-279: RDAF Esk.722
    61-280 s-61a-1 1965     U-280: RDAF Esk.722
    61-281 s-61a-1 1965     U-281: RDAF Esk.722, w/o 10Feb68.
    61-481 s-61a-5 1970     U-481: RDAF, Esk 722

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