canada 406 squadron

Canadian Armed Forces


406MOTS : 406 Maritime Operational Training Squadron

1941 to present    




Formed in May 1941 as an RAF unit at RAF Acklington in Northumbria, UK. Disbanded at Predannack in Cornwall on 1 Sep 1945. Reformed in Jul 1972 as VT406 at CFB Shearwater with a mix of Sea Kings and fixed-wing Trackers for maritime operational training. When the Trackers left for CFB Summerside in summer 1981, the unit was redesignated HT406.

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YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1972/nowCFB ShearwaterCYAW


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YearsModels
1972/nowCH-124 Sea King



Construction Numbers (Not all in unit) Help Us

C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
61-179 ch-124 1962 12401: Nov80 pictured at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Quayside, UK
12401: ex 4001. One of 6 CH-124B updated with HELTAS to CH-124B-2 standard. Crash+
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 Oct19...
61-191 ch-124 1963 12403: CAF; ex 4003
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4003: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-191, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4003, 1963; to CH-124A as 12403 Oct19...
61-202 ch-124 1964 12404: CAF from Oct68
12404: 12jul16 asg HMCS Charlottetown (FFH 339) pictured training off the coast +
12404: 08oct16 at Glasgow international
12404: Oct16 asg HMCS Charlottetown (FFH 339) during Ex JW16-2.
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4004: Royal Canadian Navy CHSS-2 from 1964; redesig CH-124A Oct68
61-207 ch-124 1963 12405: 10feb90 pictured (pic1) on HMCS Provider (AOR-508) off the coast of Southe+
12405: 1992 423Sqn
12405: Feb16 pictured (pic2) asg HMCS Fredericton (FFH 337) training on the Aege+
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4005: Royal Canadian Navy CHSS-2 d/d 1963 as 4005 Oct68 reser CH-124A 12405
61-213 ch-124 1963 12406: CAF; ex 4006
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4006: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-213, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4006, 1963; to CH-124A as 12406 Oct19...
61-218 ch-124 1963 12407: CAF re-registered from 4007. 03apr08 on USS Ross (DDG 71) in the Gulf of A+
12407: 09jun15 at St. Georges, Québec
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4007: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-218, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4007, 1963; to CH-124A as 12407 Oct19...
61-219 ch-124 1964 12408: 2000 asg 12W
12408: 2016 pictured asg HMCS Fredericton (FFH 337) during Spartan Warrior Op i+
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4008: Royal Canadian Navy CHSS-2 from 1964; redesig CH-124A Oct68
61-234 ch-124 1964 12409: ex 4009. CH-124A. Crashed 4 Nov 1987 near CFB Shearwater. Recovered and be+
12409: CAF; 2012 dumped CFB Borden
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4009: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-234, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4009, 1964; to CH-124A as 12409 Oct19...
61-245 ch-124 1964 12410: CAF; ex 4010
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4010: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-245, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4010, 1964; to CH-124A as 12410 Oct19...
61-249 ch-124 1964 12411: CH-124A. Crashed 19 Sep 1989 into the Atlantic off Bermuda. Recovered and +
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4011: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-249, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4011, 1964; to CH-124A as 12411 Oct19...
61-253 ch-124 1964 12412: embarked on HMCS Preserver during visit to Plymouth 1-5 May 1982
12412: 21Jun86 as 423Sqn./412 embarked HMCS Algonquin (DDH 283) participated with+
12412: 13oct11 pictured doing VERTREP on HMCS Vancouver (FFH331) from USNS Big Ho+
12412: Nov16 embarked aboard HMCS Vancouver (FFH 331) and diverted to assist in N+
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4012: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-253, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4012, 1964; to CH-124A as 12412 Oct19...
61-256 ch-124 1964 12413: CAF; ex 4013
12413: embarked on HMCS Protecteur during visit to Devonport 5 - 9 Jun 1982
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4013: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-256, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4013, 1964; to CH-124A as 12413 Oct19...
61-260 ch-124 1964 12414: CAF, ex 4014
12414: embarked on HMCS Protecteur during visit to Devonport 5 - 9 Jun 1982
12414: 08jul15 precautionary landing at Halifax
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4014: Royal Canadian Navy CHSS-2 4014 d/d 1964; reser CH-124A 12414 Oct68
61-264 ch-124 1964 12415: CAF; ex 4015
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4015: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-264, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4015, 1964; to CH-124A as 12415 Oct19...
61-282 ch-124 1965 12416: 21sep02 pictured (top) with 12 Wg at NAS Oceana, USA
12416: Feb13 Embarked HMCS Winnipeg (FFH-338)
12416: Mar15 pictured (bot) with NATO Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF)
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4016: Royal Canadian Navy CHSS-2 d/d 1965; reser CH-124A 12416 Oct68
61-283 ch-124 1965 12417: CAF; ex 4017
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4017: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-283, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4017, 1965; to CH-124A as 12417 Oct19...
61-284 ch-124 1965 12418: CAF; ex 4018; w/o 26Apr73
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4018: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-284, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4018, 1965; to CH-124A as 12418 Oct19...
61-285 ch-124 1965 12419: ex 4019. Became 12419. Upgrade to Mk2 standard. Sustained serious damage o+
12419: Feb.2011 pictured on HMCS Toronto (FFH333) during Operation CARIBBE of the+
12419: damaged when tyre exploded during re-inflation at RAF Odiham. Detached to+
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4019: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-285, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4019, 1965; to CH-124A as 12419 Oct19...
61-286 ch-124 1965 12420: ex 4020. CH-124A w/o 08nov71
12420: This helo was part of DDH 266 HMCS Nipigon Air Det when it crashed off Ber+
12420: Aircraft suffered single engine failure on take-off. Pilot attempted to re+
12420: I was part of the rescue crew that pulled the surviver from the water. Is +
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4020: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-286, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4020, 1965; to CH-124A as 12420 Oct19...
61-287 ch-124 1965 12421: noted aboard HMCS Huron in HMNB Portsmouth during a visit, 29 Oct 1977
12421: CAF, ex 4021; 06may11 with HMCS Algonquin (DDG 283) pictured taking off on+
12421: 14/18 sep15 at RNAS Yeovilton, then she will return to her ship HMCS Winni+
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4021: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-287, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4021, 1965; to CH-124A as 12421 Oct19...
61-288 ch-124 1965 12422: CAF; ex 4022; w/o 23Jun00
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4022: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-288, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4022, 1965; to CH-124A as 12422 Oct19...
61-289 ch-124 1965 12423: CAF; ex 4023; w/o 27Feb93
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4023: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-289, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4023, 1965; to CH-124A as 12423 Oct19...
61-290 ch-124 1965 12424: CAF; ex 4024
12424: Mar11 443Sqn. embarked HMCS Charlottetown FFH 339
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4024: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-290, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4024, 1965; to CH-124A as 12424 Oct19...
61-324 ch-124 1966 12425: CAF; ex 4025; w/o 28Apr94
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4025: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-324, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4025, 1966; to CH-124A as 12425 Oct19...
61-328 ch-124 1966 12426: CAF then RCAF, ex 4026; 19jul12 pictured on HMCS Algonquin (DDG-283) with +
12426: Embarked HMCS St Johns in Caribbean during Sep 2017 hurricane season.
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4026: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-328, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4026, 1966; to CH-124A as 12426 Oct19...
61-332 ch-124 1966 12428: CAF ex 4028; Sep07 on USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) during Fuerzas Alliadas PA+
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4028: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-332, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4028, 1966; to CH-124A as 12428 Oct19...
61-334 ch-124 1966 12429: CAF; ex 4029
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4029: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-334, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4029, 1966; to CH-124A as 12429 Oct19...
61-336 ch-124 1966 12430: CAF, ex 4030
12430: embarked on HMCS Nipigon during visit to HMNB Devonport on 5 Dec 1981
12430: Sep12 with 443 "City of New Westminster" Maritime Helicopter Squadron loca+
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4030: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-336, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4030, 1966; to CH-124A as 12430 Oct68...
61-338 ch-124 1966 12431: CAF; ex 4031
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4031: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-338, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4031, 1966; to CH-124A as 12431 Oct19...
61-340 ch-124 1966 12432: CAF; ex 4032; w/o 15Nov72
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4032: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-340, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4032, 1966; to CH-124A as 12432 Oct19...
61-342 ch-124 1966 12433: CAF; ex 4033
12433: 2007 443Sqn.
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4033: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-342, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4033, 1966; to CH-124A as 12433 Oct19...
61-344 ch-124 1966 12434: 14sep14 pictured asg HMCS Athabaskan (DDG 282) on static display during th+
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4034: RCAN CHSS-2, 1966; Oct68 to CH-124A 12434
61-345 ch-124 1966 12435: CAF ex RCN 4035 renumbered. type:CH-124A in 2008 443Sqn.
12435: Jul13 involved in an accident. Will be salvaged and then written off RCAF +
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4035: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-345, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4035, 1966; to CH-124A as 12435 Oct19...
61-347 ch-124 1966 12436: CAF; ex 4036
12436: CAF type:CH-124A; 2003 443Sqn.
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4036: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-347, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4036, 1966; to CH-124A as 12436 Oct19...
61-380 ch-124 1967 12437: CAF; ex 4037
12437: noted at Halifax Naval Day on 8 Jun 2009
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4037: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-380, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4037, 1967; to CH-124A as 12437 Oct19...
61-381 ch-124 1967 12438: CAF; ex 4038; w/o 02Feb06
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 Oct19...
61-382 ch-124 1967 12439: CAF; 1990 type:CH124A 406Sqn./439
12439: CAF; ex 4039; w/o 04aug91
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4039: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-382, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4039, 1967; to CH-124A as 12439 Oct19...
61-383 ch-124 1967 12440: CAF ex RCN 4040 renumbered. type:CH-124A in 2008 443Sqn.
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4040: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-383, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4040, 1967; to CH-124A as 12440 Oct19...
61-384 ch-124 1967 12441: CAF ex 4041; 28may94 pictured at RAF Mildenhall, UK
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4041: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-384, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4041, 1967; to CH-124A as 12441 Oct19...
61-213 ch-124 1963 4006: 24mar15 pictured at Oak Harbor, WA, USA with MH-60S Seahawk from NAS Whidb+
Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4006: Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-213, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4006, 1963; to CH-124A as 12406 Oct19...
39 C/N found in this Organisation.


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