germany marineflieger-geschwader 5

Marineflieger


MFG5 : naval aviation wing 5
German Navy

1958 to present    




marineflieger-geschwader 5
Stationed at Kiel-Holtenau, operates Sea Kings Mk41 in SAR role

01jan58 - Marine-Seenotstaffel (Navy-SAR Sqd) in Kiel-Holtenau.
18jun58 - First Sycamore arrived.
16jul59 - Renaming Marine-Seenotstaffel (Naval-SAR Sqd) into Marine-Dienst- und Seenotgruppe (Naval Service- and SAR Group).
01oct61 - Renaming Marine-Dienst- und Seenotgruppe (Naval Service- and SAR Group) into Marine-Dienst- und Seenotgeschwader (Naval Service- and SAR Wing).
25oct63 - Renaming Marine-Dienst- und Seenotgeschwader (Naval Service- and SAR Wing) into Marinefliegergeschwader 5 (Naval Air Wing 5).
30may67 - Sycamore fast flight.
Kiel-Holtenau is also called Home of the Naval Air Wings, every NAW started here. There are still plans to close the Air Base and concentrate the helicopters at NAW3 in Nordholz

Official Farewell from Kiel on Sat 23th June 2012. MFG5 (NAW5) will be based in Nordholz/Germany, together with MFG3 (NAW3).

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Locations

YearsLocationICAO/FAA
2012/nowNordholzETMN
1958/12Kiel-HoltenauEDHK

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YearsModels
2014/nowec135
1973/nowsea king
1963/74s-58 H-34
1958/67sycamore
1958/59skeeter

Construction Numbers (Not all in unit) Help Us

C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
58-1515 h-34g.III 80+59: as PZ+344 from HFB 100,Gate Guard MFG5 Kiel/Holtenau, never part of MFG5, +
German Army Aviation QC+404: Sikorsky H-34G.III, c/n 58-1515, ff?; ordered MDAP by USN as 150743, unk; del W.German Herresflieger...
58-1553 h-34g.III 80+72: former WE+571 as PF+464 from HFlgBtl 6,
58-1557 h-34g.III 80+73: former WD+401 and SC+257, pres. Deutsches Museum
58-1562 h-34g.III 1962 80+75: former WE+572 as QB+477 from HFlgWaS, last seen as D-HAUB
United States Naval Aviation 150762: Sikorsky H-34G.III, c/n 58-1562, ff:1962; del BWR FR, Startford as H-34A, 150762, 12Dec62; soc 12Dec...
German Army Aviation 150762: del W. German Heeresflieger as 150762, 12Dec62; coded QB-477, unk; coded WE-572, unk; coded 80+75, u...
Meravo air shipping company Ltd D-HAUB: xfer Meravo as D-HAUB, Mar76; w/o Garmisch-Partenkichen, 30Sep77.
58-1567 h-34g.III 1962 80+80: former WE+551 and SC+251, last seen as ZS-HIE
- N6BL: In US as N82115, C-GPTP, and currently (2010) N6BL
5 State Helicopters N6BL: 5 State Helicopters, S-58ET type; 27Nov16 sling load equipment in Dallas, TX
58-1569 h-34g.III 80+81: former WE+553 and SC+253, last seen as Spareparts Southafrica
58-1576 h-34g.III 80+84: 1972 Represented FGN at 6th International Helicopter SAR Competition. Toge+
German Army Aviation PF+461: Sikorsky H-34G.III, c/n 58-1576, ff?; ordered MDAP by USN as 150769, unk; del W.German Herresflieger...
58-1582 h-34g.III 80+87: former WE+573 as PF+463 from HFB 100, last seen as PT-HFQ
58-1589 h-34g.III 1963 80+90: former WD+402 and SC+259, last seen as B 13103
United States Naval Aviation 150816: Sikorsky H-34G.III cn58-1589, ff:?; ordered by USN as H-34A, 150816, MDAP for Germany; sos BWR FR, S...
- N14589: sold Orlando Helicopters as N14589, Dec73; conv S-58ET, unk
Taiwan National Airborne Services Corps B-13103: tos Taiwan Provisional Government as S-58ET, B-13103, 29May75; crashed at Tao Yuan, 31Mar77; repaire...
- C-FLOG: sold OBrien & Fuerst Logging as S-58ET, C-FLOG, 1993; Certificate of Registration, 17Mar94, Owner Re...
- N65B: sold Razorbill Acquisitions as S-58JT, N65B, 13Feb06.
58-1605 h-34g.III 80+93: former WE+554 and SC+254,
58-1617 h-34g.III 80+94: former WE+555 and SC+255, last seen as LN-OSE
United States Naval Aviation 150812: HSS-1N; xfer as CH-34G to West Germany 80+94
58-1618 h-34g.III 80+95: former WE+556 and SC+256, last seen as ZS-HHJ
58-1630 h-34g.III 1963 80+96: former WE+557 and SC+260, last seen as N2657Z
German Army Aviation SC-260: Sikorsky H-34A cn 58-1630, ff:?; ordered by USN under MDAP as 150817, 1961; del W.German Heeresflieg...
Sikorsky Helicopters N14591: rtnd Sikorsky as N14591, Dec73; conv S-58ET, 1974.
Air Greenland OY-HBG: del Gronlandsfly as OY-HBG, "Taliffak," 14Mar75; soc 28Jan82.
- N2657Z: sold Air Associates as N2657Z, 04Feb82; oper by Island helicopters as N2657Z, 23Nov82; oper by New Y...
St Louis Helicopter, Inc N2657Z: sold St Louis helicopters as N2657Z, 23Nov98; soc Jul99.
58-1631 h-34g.III 80+97: former WE+558 and SC+261, w/o 18.07.1969
58-1632 h-34g.III 80+98: former WE+559 and SC+259, last seen as PT-HIE
80+98: 1972 Represented FGN at 6th International Helicopter SAR Competition. Toge+
58-1662 h-34g.III 81 00: former WE+574, as QC+462 from HFlgBtl 100, last seen as ZS-HFZ
- C-GHOG: Tundra Helicopters Ltd at Langley, BC Jan96-Apr06, S-58ET type
- N458AC: U S Leaseco Inc at Wilmington, DE from May07
- ZS-HFZ: South Africa, tmp to 3D-HAC; to N58BH
Helicopter Transport Services N458AC: HST Aircrane, noted Sep06
58-1663 h-34g.III 81+01: former WE+575, as QC+463 from HFlgBtl 100, last seen as PK-OMB
58-1665 h-34g.III 81+03: former WE+576, as PH+271 from HFS 8, w/o Crash 07.09.1968
58-1671 h-34g.III 81+04: former WE+577, as QE+461 from HFlgBtl 200, last seen Pres. BERN
58-1673 h-34g.III 81+06: former WE+578, as QE+463 from HFlgBtl 200, last seen as C-GAIV
58-1677 h-34g.III 81+07: former WE+579, as QE+464 from HFlgBtl 200, last seen as N82849
58-1590 hss-1n 82+01: Former SC+263, WD+404 MFG4 - Last known ID ZS-HGL
58-1602 hss-1n 82+02: former SC+264, WD+404, gone to Norway
58-1619 hss-1n 82+03: former SC+265, WD+405 at MFG4
58-1733 hss-1n 82+04: former SC+266,WD+406 at MFG4
58-1737 hss-1n 82+05: former SC+267, WD+407; Last known PT+HFW
58-1515 h-34g.III 82+52 fake: 17aug13 preserved real 80+59 wears fake serial 80+52 100 years celebration+
German Army Aviation QC+404: Sikorsky H-34G.III, c/n 58-1515, ff?; ordered MDAP by USN as 150743, unk; del W.German Herresflieger...
wa 768 mk41 1973 89 64: Marineflieger Mk41 MFG-5; 29jul08 pictured (pic1) at RNAS RNAS Culdrose Ai+
89 64: 27jun08 pictured (pic2) during SAR-MEET in Kiel-Holtenau. It was the 50th +
89 64: 12apr17 pictured (pic3) at Beauvechain, Belgium during Helidays 2017
wa 744 mk41 1972 89+50:
89+50: Marineflieger; Sep99 maintenance Eurocopter
89+50: Marineflieger; 23jun12 MFG5
wa 745 mk41 1972 89+51: Took part in rescue from Merc Enterprise in the western English Channel on+
89+51: Marineflieger Mk41 MFG-5; 26jul96 pictured at RNAS Culdrose Air Day
89+51: 23jun12 MFG5
89+51: 17aug13 MFG5 100 years celebration Marineflieger
wa 756 mk41 1973 89+52: Marine; 1970s pictured in original livery as MFG5 SAR at Kiel-Holtenau
89+52: 17aug13 MFG5 100 years celebration Marineflieger
wa 757 mk41 1973 89+53:
89+53: Marineflieger; Sep99 maintenance Eurocopter
89+53: 17aug13 MFG5 100 years celebration Marineflieger
wa 758 mk41 1973 89+54:
89+54: Marine; 24+25jul99 Fairford air show
89+54: 10sep06 MFG5 Tag der Heeresflieger
89+54: 07-12mar07 MFG5
89+54: 17aug13 MFG5 100 years celebration Marineflieger
wa 759 mk41 1972 89+55: Took part in rescue from Merc Enterprise in the western English Channel on+
89+55: MFG; 13+14jun92 MFG5
89+55: 25may96 pictured (top) at RAF Mildenhall, UK
89+55: To MFG5. Carried special 30 years of the Sea King paint scheme during 2005+
89+55: 31jul05 pictured (middle) during Helidays 2005 at Weston Super Mare, UK
89+55: 23jun12 MFG5 special c/s
89+55: 08jul12 pictured (bot) at RIAT air show, UK with special c/s of the fly-ou+
89+55: 17aug13 MFG5 100 years celebration Marineflieger
wa 760 mk41 1973 89+56:
89+56: Marineflieger; 23jun12 MFG5
89+56: 17aug13 MFG5 100 years celebration Marineflieger
wa 761 mk41 1973 89+57: Marineflieger Mk41 MFG-5
89+57: Jul80 pictured (top) at Kiksijde Belgium for NATO SAR helicopter competiti+
89+57: 31jul07 pictured (bot) at RNAS Culdrose for Air Day, UK
89+57: 27jun17 at Cuxhaven, Elbe (A511) ship inspection
wa 762 mk41 1973 89+58:
89+58: 07-12mar07 MFG5
wa 763 mk41 1973 89+59: 89+59 was dropped into the north sea by a CH-53G due to problems during a +
wa 764 mk41 1973 89+60:
89+60: Marineflieger; 23jun12 MFG5
89+60: 17aug13 MFG5 100 years celebration Marineflieger
wa 765 mk41 1974 89+61: w/o after a test flight at Westland. Used for Training at MTS in Kiel/Holt+
wa 830 mk41 1974 89+61: Replace for WA 765
89+61: 17aug13 MFG5 100 years celebration Marineflieger
wa 766 mk41 1973 89+62:
wa 767 mk41 1973 89+63:
89+63: Marineflieger; 23jun12 MFG5
89+63: 17aug13 MFG5 100 years celebration Marineflieger
wa 769 mk41 1973 89+65: Sea King Mk.41 Marineflieger
89+65: 21jul13 pictured (top) at RIAT 2013 RAF Fairford, UK
89+65: 24jul13 pictured (bot) at RNAS Culdrose, UK. Wessex XT761 on background
89+65: 17aug13 MFG5 100 years celebration Marineflieger
wa 770 mk41 1974 89+66: Marineflieger Mk41 MFG-5; 04Aug87 pictured (top) at RNAS Portland Heliport+
89+66: 21jul96 pictured (bot) at RAF Fairford airshow, UK
89+66: 23jun12 MFG5
wa 771 mk41 1974 89+67: Marineflieger Mk41 MFG-5
89+67: Jul95 pictured (top) at RNAS Yeovilton Air Day
89+67: 13aug95 MFG5 Flugtag im Nordholz
89+67: 28jun08 pictured (bot) during preparations for rotor fold/unfold demonstra+
89+67: 17aug13 MFG5 100 years celebration Marineflieger
wa 772 mk41 1974 89+68: 25jun77 pictured at Greenham Common Air Tattoo
89+68: 17aug13 MFG5 100 years celebration Marineflieger
wa 773 mk41 1973 89+69:
89+69: MFG-5, in Culdrose Air Show, Static Display 25 Jul 1979
wa 774 mk41 1974 89+70: Marineflieger Mk41 MFG-5; 28jul93 pictured at RNAS Culdrose airshow, UK
89+70: 13aug95 MGF5 Flugtag im Nordholz
89+70: Sep99 maintenance Eurocopter
89+70: May.09 MFG5 participated in SAR-Meet 2009 at Leeuwarden air base, Netherla+
89+70: 23jun12 MFG5
89+70: 17aug13 MFG5 100 years celebration Marineflieger
wa 775 mk41 1974 89+71:
89+71: Marineflieger; 23jun12 MFG5
1200 EC135P2+ 2015 D-HDDL: German Navy, op by DL Helicopter; 09jul16 asg MFG5 pictured (pic1) at RIA+
D-HDDL: 12apr17 pictured (pic2) at Beauvechain, Belgium during Helidays 2017
DL Helicopter D-HDDL: DL Helicopter at Nordholz from Nov15, test serial D-HECR, D-HXDL ntu
13463 mk.52 1958 SC+205: coming from Flugbereitscft BMVg w/o inc.
SC+205: ex G-18-147; To LC+114, AS+322, 78+11, D-HFRO; w/o Mar78 tailrotor conta+
German Air Force 78+11: Luftwaffe
13458 sycamore 1958 SC+206: coming from RVSt 2 w/o
13475 mk.52 1958 SC+206: coming from HTG 64 last seen "RAF XG544"
German Air Force 78+17: Luftwaffe
13467 sycamore 1958 SC+210: coming from FFS S w/o
58-1588 h-34g.III SC+258: w/o Crash at Kiel/Holtenau
58-1589 h-34g.III 1963 SC+259: tos German Navy as H-34G.III, SC-259, 27Mar63
United States Naval Aviation 150816: Sikorsky H-34G.III cn58-1589, ff:?; ordered by USN as H-34A, 150816, MDAP for Germany; sos BWR FR, S...
- N14589: sold Orlando Helicopters as N14589, Dec73; conv S-58ET, unk
Taiwan National Airborne Services Corps B-13103: tos Taiwan Provisional Government as S-58ET, B-13103, 29May75; crashed at Tao Yuan, 31Mar77; repaire...
- C-FLOG: sold OBrien & Fuerst Logging as S-58ET, C-FLOG, 1993; Certificate of Registration, 17Mar94, Owner Re...
- N65B: sold Razorbill Acquisitions as S-58JT, N65B, 13Feb06.
S2/5065 skeeter 1958 SC+501: till 1959, 1961 to Portugal, 06.61 Alverca scrapped
S2/5070 skeeter 1958 SC+502: till 1959, 1961 to Portugal, 06.61 Alverca scrapped
S2/5083 skeeter 1958 SC+503: till 1959, 1961 to Portugal, 06.61 Alverca scrapped
S2/5092 skeeter 1958 SC+504: till 1959, 1961 to Portugal, 06.61 Alverca scrapped
58-1589 h-34g.III 1963 WD+402: recoded WD+402, unk
United States Naval Aviation 150816: Sikorsky H-34G.III cn58-1589, ff:?; ordered by USN as H-34A, 150816, MDAP for Germany; sos BWR FR, S...
- N14589: sold Orlando Helicopters as N14589, Dec73; conv S-58ET, unk
Taiwan National Airborne Services Corps B-13103: tos Taiwan Provisional Government as S-58ET, B-13103, 29May75; crashed at Tao Yuan, 31Mar77; repaire...
- C-FLOG: sold OBrien & Fuerst Logging as S-58ET, C-FLOG, 1993; Certificate of Registration, 17Mar94, Owner Re...
- N65B: sold Razorbill Acquisitions as S-58JT, N65B, 13Feb06.
13442 mk.52 1958 WE+541: coming from RVSt 2 last seen 78+04 Museum Berlin Gatow
German Air Force 78+04: Luftwaffe
13445 mk.52 1958 WE+542: coming from RVSt 2 last seen D-HAHN Museum Bad Oynhausen
German Air Force 78+06: Luftwaffe
13446 mk.52 1958 WE+543: coming from FFS S last seen HFM Mellinghausen
German Air Force 78+07: Luftwaffe
13473 mk.52 WE+543: fake serial preserved Nordholz museum
German Air Force 78+16: Luftwaffe
13465 mk.52 1958 WE+544: coming from FFS S last seen LRDE
German Air Force 78+12: Luftwaffe
13478 mk.52 1958 WE+546: last seen Museum Bueckeburg
German Air Force 78+20: Luftwaffe
13479 mk.52 1958 WE+547: last seen Museum Hermeskeil
German Air Force 78+21: Luftwaffe
13480 mk.52 1958 WE+548: w/o 10.74
German Air Force 78+22: Luftwaffe
13481 mk.52 1958 WE+549: last seen pres GAF-Base Ahlhorn
German Air Force 78+23: Luftwaffe
58-1568 h-34g.III WE+552: w/o Crash into North See near Amrum
58-1813 h-34g.III 1969 WE+552: Sikorsky H-34G.III, c/n 58-1813, ff?; ordered under MDAP as 155290, unk; d+
70 C/N found in this Organisation.

Operations

DatesOperation
23-jun-1223-jun-12 Fly out MFG-5 Kiel
17-may-1021-may-10BE SAR meet 2010
may-09may-09NL SAR meet 2009
20-jun-0525-jun-05 SAR meet 2005

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