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Sikorsky S-65 H-53 10
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YearVersionC/N
1968 107-ii 103 kawasaki helicopter system JA9502 : BV-107II-2 c/n 103, orig reg N4625G; supplied in kit form to Kawasaki in 1962, built as KV-107II-2, c/n 4002, to Kawasaki Helicopter Systems as JA9502; served with Tokyo Airlines, unk; served with Kanki Airlines, unk; w/o in Japan 16Apr68.
1968 206a 40 Bell Helicopter N7943S : Bell 206A cn40, ff:?; reg Bell Helicopters as N7943S, 1967
PHI Inc N7943S : xfer Petroleum Helicopters as N7943S, 1967; w/o crashed in Gulf of Mexico ivo Morgan City, LA, 03Jun68. Pilot not recovered.
1968 ab205a 4015 Aviazione dell'Esercito MM80445 : Esercito E.I.255; United Nations ITALAIR UNIFIL; w/o 26apr68 at Carpegna (Pesaro)
: United Nations ITALAIR UNIFIL
1968 ab47g-3b 1562 Army Air Corps XT150 : AAC Sioux AH.1 d/d 05mar65; w/o 06feb68 Asahan Ranges, Malacca; to 7883M; AeroVenture, Doncaster
Army Air Corps XT150 : ex /R 6 Lt Reg RA Air Troop, at Arborfield by Mar 1976
Army Air Corps XT150 : Jul05 Gate Guard Netheravon
XT150 :
1968 ah-1g 20193 US Army Aviation 67-15529 : US Army; D troop, 1-10th CAV, 4th Division, Pleiku Area, Vietnam; w/o 17jul68
1968 ch-124 61-330 Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 4027 : Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-330, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4027, 1966; w/o 22Feb68.
1968 ch-34c 58-1751 US Army Aviation 63-13201 : ordered by USARMY as CH-34C for MDAP to S. Vietnamese AF as 63-13201; W/o Jun 15, 1968.
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 63-13201 : aug64
1968 ch-34c 58-1752 US Army Aviation 63-13202 : ordered by USARMY as CH-34C for MDAP to S. Vietnamese AF as 63-13202; W/o Oct 17, 1968.
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 63-13202 : aug64
1968 ch-3c 61-536 US Air Force 64-14233 : Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-536, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 64-14233, 03Dec65; redesig HH-3E unk; xfer 37th ARRS, DaNang, RVN; xfer Udorn, Thailand; Destroyed by ground fire during SAR mission S.E.A. 15Jan68.
US Air Force 64-14233 : 1mar66
US Air Force 64-14233 : 1mar66
1968 ch-3c 61-557 US Air Force 65-12782 : USAF; conv HH-3E; 37th ARRS w/o 05oct68 Laos
1968 ch-3c 61-561 US Air Force 65-12786 : USAF; conv CH-3E; 37th ARRS w/o 16oct68 landed on sea after being hit but sunk by rough seas, crew rescued
1968 ch-3c 61-594 US Air Force 66-13294 : USAF; 21st SOS (56 SOW) w/o 30mar68 hit by ground fire over Laos
1968 ch-3c 61-595 US Air Force 66-13295 : USAF; 21st SOS (56 SOW) w/o 23may68 crashed near Khe Sanh, Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam. 6 fatalities
1968 ch-3e 61-612 US Air Force 67-14710 : USAF; conv HH-3E; 37th ARRS w/o 09jun68 hit by ground fire near Ka Kou, Vietnam during CSAR of USMC A-4E Skyhawk. 4 fatalities, including LT Jack C. Rittichier the only USCG pilot who died in Vietnam which was in a exchange program with the USAF.
1968 CH-46A 2011 US Marine Corps 150274 : BV-107M, ff ?; del USMC 31Aug63 as CH-46A 150274; asgd Boeing FR Morton, PA; xfer NATC RDT&E NAS Patuxent River, MD 12Mar64; redsig JCH-46A 13Mar64; redesig CH-46A 25Feb65; xfer Boeing FR Morton, PA 26Feb65; xfer NATC RDT&E 10Jun65; xfer FR NAS Jacksonville, FL 11Aug65; xfer HMM-262 21Dec65; xfer HMM-261 07Oct66; xfer NAS North Island, CA 17Jul67; xfer HAMRON 16 COSA 23Aug67; xfer HMM-265 28Aug67; w/o 17Mar68 abd USS Valley Forge.
1968 CH-46A 2012 US Marine Corps 150275 : BV-107M, ff ?; del USMC 30Sep63 as CH-46A 150275; asgd Boeing FR Morton, PA; xfer HMM-265 31Jul64; xfer Boeing FR 11Nov64; xfer HMM-265 02Apr65; xfer H&MS 26 11Apr66; xfer HMM-261 01Aug66; xfer HAMRON 36 COSA 28Dec66; xfer HMM-164 21Jan67; xfer HMM-165 05Jun67; w/o 09Oct68 Marble Mountain, RVN.
1968 CH-46A 2015 US Marine Corps 150278 : BV-107M, ff?; del USMC 18Nov63 as CH-46A 150278; asgd Boeing FR Morton, PA 18Nov63; xfer HMM-265 30Jul64; xfer Boeing FR 05Oct64; xfer HMM-265 11Mar65; xfer H&MS-26 24Mar66; xfer HMM-261 07Jun66; xfer A&T NAS North Island, CA 29Sep66; xfer HAMRON16 COSA 21Nov66; xfer HMM-265 01Dec66; dam 14Aug68; w/o 15Aug68 abd USS Iwo Jima.
1968 CH-46A 2016 US Marine Corps 150933 : BV-107M, ff?; del USMC 20Dec63 as CH-46A 150933; asgd Boeing FR, Morton PA 20Dec63; xfer HMM-265 30Jun64; xfer Boeing FR 10Dec64; xfer HMM-265 20Apr65; xfer H&MS-26 19Mar66; xfer HMM-261 07Jun66; xfer A&T NAS North Island, CA 29Sep66; xfer HAMRON16 COSA 21Nov66; xfer HMM-165 05Dec66; xfer HMM-164 17feb67; w/o 25May68 Marble Mountain, RVN.
1968 CH-46A 2017 US Marine Corps 150934 : BV-107M, ff?; del USMC 23Jan64 as CH-46A 150934; asgd Boeing FR Morton, PA 23Jan64; xfer HMM-265 21Aug64; xfer Boeing FR 31Mar65; xfer HMM-262 26Jun65; xfer HMM-265 26Jun65; xfer HMM-262 01Apr66; xfer HMM-261 07Jul66; xfer HMM-262 11Jul66; xfer HMM-261 01Sep66; xfer HMM-262 24Sep66; xfer HAMRON 36 COSA 28Dec66; xfer HMM-164 12Mar67; xfer HMM-165 05Jan68; w/o 10Oct68 Marble Mountain, RVN.
1968 CH-46A 2020 US Marine Corps 150937 : BV-107M, c/n 2020; ff?, del USMC 17Mar64 as CH-46A 150937; asgd Boeing FR Morton, PA 17Mar64; xfer HMM-265 27Mar65; xfer Boeing FR ?; xfer HMM-262 20Jul65; xfer HMM-164 07Aug64; xfer HMM-262 01May66; xfer HMM-261 10Oct66; xfer NAS North Island 17Jul67; xfer HAMRON 16 COSA 30Jul67; xfer HMM-164 28Aug67; w/o 03Jul68 Phu Bai, RVN.
1968 CH-46A 2028 US Marine Corps 150943 : BV-107M, c/n 2028; ff?, del to USMC 30Jun64 as CH-46A 150943; asgd Boeing FR Morton, PA; xfer HMM-265 10Jul64; xfer Boeing FR 23Sep64; xfer HMM-265 01Apr65; xfer HMM-262 21Jan66; xfer H&MS-26 12Sep66; xfer HMM-261 10Oct66; xfer NAS North Island 17Jul67; xfer HAMRON 16 COSA 23Aug67; xfer HMM-265 29Aug67; dam 24Jan68; w/o 29Jan68 abd USS Valley Forge.
1968 CH-46A 2029 US Marine Corps 150944 : BV-107M, c/n 2029; ff?, del to USMC 29Jul64 as CH-46A 150944; asgd Boeing FR Morton, PA; xfer HMM-265 21Aug64; xfer Boeing FR 11Nov64; xfer HMM-265 10Apr65; xfer H&MS-26 19Mar66; xfer HMM-261 07Jun66; xfer NAS North Island 05Mar67; xfer HAMRON 16 COSA 11Mar67; xfer HMM-265 01May67; w/o 01Feb68 abd USS Valley Forge.
1968 CH-46A 2037 US Marine Corps 150952 : BV-107M, c/n 2037; ff?, del to USMC 30Sep64 as CH-46A 150952; asgd Boeing FR Morton, PA; xfer HMM-265 21Dec64; xfer HMM-164 28Feb65; xfer HMM-165 05Jan66; xfer NAS North Island 19Jul66; xfer H&MS-16 17Aug66; xfer HMM-265 30Sep66; w/o 24May68 abd USS Valley Forge.
1968 CH-46A 2042 US Marine Corps 150956 : BV-107M, c/n 2042, ff?; del USMC 22Oct64 as 150956; asgd Boeing FR Morton, PA; xfer HMM-265 09Jan65; xfer HMM-262 25Feb66; xfer HMM-261 18Oct66; xfer NAS North Island 28Jun67; xfer HAMRON 16 COSA 30Jul67; xfer HMM-164 27Aug67; w/o 15Apr68, Marble Mtn, RVN.
1968 CH-46A 2046 US Marine Corps 150960 : BV-107M, c/n 2046, ff?; del USMC 24Nov64 as CH-46A 150960; asgd Boeing FR Morton, PA; xfer HMM-265 21Jan65; xfer H&MS-26 23Mar66; xfer HMM-261 07Jun66; xfer NAS North Island 28Jun67; xfer HAMRON 16 COSA 30Jul67; xfer HMM-164 18Sep67; w/o 11Jun68, Marble Mtn, RVN.
1968 CH-46A 2053 US Marine Corps 151906 : BV-107M, c/n 2053, ff?; del USMC 18Feb65 as CH-46A 151906; asgd Beoing FR Morton, PA; xfer HMM-164 08Mar65; xfer HMM-165 15Oct65; w/o 29Mar68, Phu Bai, RVN.
1968 CH-46A 2054 US Marine Corps 151907 : BV-107M, c/n 2054, ff?; del USMC 24Feb65 as CH-46A 151907; asgd Boeing FR Morton, PA; xfer HMM-164 09Mar65; xfer HMM-165 01Dec65; xfer MAMS-37 01Jul66; xfer HAMRON 36 COSA 11Oct66; xfer HMM-265 25Oct66; w/o 10May68, abd USS Valley Forge.
1968 CH-46A 2056 US Marine Corps 151909 : BV-107M, c/n 2056, ff?; del USMC 27Feb65 as CH-46A 151909; asgd Boeing FR Morton, PA; xfer HMM-265 05Mar65; xfer H&MS-26 19Apr66; xfer HMM-261 07Jun66; xfer NAS North Island 13Jun67; xfer HAMRON 16 COSA 30Jul67; xfer HMM-165 30Aug67; w/o 06Mar68, Phu Bai, RVN.
1968 CH-46A 2066 US Marine Corps 151917 : BV-107M, c/n 2066; ff?, del USMC 26Mar65 as CH-46A 151917; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-164 19Apr65; xfer HMM-165 08Oct65; xfer MAMS-37 15Jul66; xfer HAMRON 16 COSA 21Nov66; xfer HMM-164 26Nov66; xfer HMM-265 25Sep68; suffered midair collision with UH-34D 148802, 11Oct68, resulting in 5 KIA abd UH-34D. CH-46A rtnd USS Iwo Jima and subsequently w/o same day.
1968 CH-46A 2069 US Marine Corps 151919 : BV-107M, c/n 2069; ff?, del USMC 16Apr65 as CH-46A 151919; xfer HMM-164 03May65; xfer HMM-165 12Oct65; xfer MAMS-37 25Jul66; xfer HAMRON 16 COSA 26Oct66; xfer HMM-164 05mar67; w/o 13May68, Marble Mtn, RVN.
US Marine Corps 151919 : 18mar66 pictured at MCAS Tustin, California as CH-46A YW-49/HMM-165
1968 CH-46A 2072 US Marine Corps 151922 : BV-107M; c/n 2072; ff ?; del USMC 03May65 as CH-46A 151922; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-164 23May65; xfer HMM-165 05Jan66; xfer MAMS-37 28Jul66; xfer HAMRON 16 COSA 28Dec66; xfer HMM-165 31Mar67; w/o 29Mar68, Phu Bai, RVN.
1968 CH-46A 2075 US Marine Corps 151925 : BV-107M, c/n 2075, ff?; del USMC 13May65 as CH-46A 151925; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-164 04Jun65; xfer HMM-165 05Jan66; xfer MAMS-37 25Jul66; xfer HAMRON 16 COSA 17Jan67; xfer HMM-164 25Mar67; w/o 19Jun68, Marble Mtn, RVN.
1968 CH-46A 2088 US Marine Corps 151938 : BV-107M, c/n 2088, ff?; del USMC 28Jul65 as CH-46A 151938; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-164 20Aug65; xfer HMM-165 30Jan66; xfer MAMS-37 13Jul66; xfer HMMT-302 01Nov66; xfer HAMRON 16 COSA 07Apr67; xfer HMM-265 30Apr67; w/o 20Nov68, abd USS Iwo Jima.
US Marine Corps 151938 : Shot down/destroyed Operation Meade River RVN 681120. Pilot Capt. William Emerson, Copilot 1Lt John ReHill Harrell, pax Capt. David Myers, L/Cpl Donald McBride, PFC William Smith KIA. 2 crew seriously injured. Re:Patrick Shaub
1968 CH-46A 2090 US Marine Corps 151940 : BV-107M; c/n 2090, ff?; del USMC 11Aug65 as CH-46A 151940; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-164 30Aug65; xfer HMM-165 15Feb67; w/o 06Jun68, Phu Bai, RVN.
1968 CH-46A 2093 US Marine Corps 151943 : BV-107M, c/n 2093, ff?; del USMC 23Aug65 as CH-46A 151943; asgd Boeing FR, Morton, PA; xfer HMM-164 05Oct65; dam 24Feb67; w/o 06Mar68, Marble Mtn, RVN.
1968 CH-46A 2104 US Marine Corps 151954 : BV-107M, c/n 2104, ff?; del USMC 19Oct65 as CH-46A 151954; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-164 22Nov65; xfer HMM-262 20Feb67; w/o 23Jan68, Quang Tri, RVN.
1968 CH-46A 2108 US Marine Corps 151958 : BV-107M, c/n 2108, ff?; del USMC 18Nov65 as CH-46A 151958; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-164 02Dec65; dam 20Jul66; xfer NAS North Island A&T 09Sep67; w/o 13Feb68, NAS North Island, CA.
1968 CH-46A 2114 US Marine Corps 152497 : BV-107M, c/n 2114, ff?; del USMC 20Dec65 as CH-46A 152497; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-265, EP??, 23Dec65; w/o 06May68, abd USS Valley Forge.
1968 CH-46A 2120 US Marine Corps 152502 : BV-107M, c/n 2120, ff?; del USMC 18Jan66 as CH-46A 152502; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-265 27Jan66; w/o 24Aug68, abd USS Iwo Jima.
1968 CH-46A 2123 US Marine Corps 152505 : BV-107M, c/n 2123, ff?; del USMC 03Feb66 as CH-46A 152505; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-265 13Feb66; EP???; w/o 10May68, abd USS Valley Forge.
US Marine Corps 152505 : 1966 pictured as HMM-265 /EP-162 at Phu Bai, South Vietnam unloading 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division into combat during Operation Hastings
1968 CH-46A 2125 US Marine Corps 152506 : BV-107M, c/n 2125, ff?; del USMC 25Feb66 as CH-46A 152506; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-265, EP-165, 06Mar66; crashed on beach ivo Marble Mountain OClub during post maintenance test flight, 14Sep68.
1968 CH-46A 2126 US Marine Corps 152507 : BV-107M, c/n 2126, ff?; del USMC 18Feb66 as CH-46A 152507; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-265 26Feb66; EP???; dam 18Apr68, Phu Bai, RVN; w/o 19Apr68, abd USS Valley Forge.
1968 CH-46A 2138 US Marine Corps 152517 : BV-107M, c/n 2138, ff?; del USMC 17Mar66 as CH-46A 152517; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-265 19Mar66; xfer NAS Cubi Point 16May66; xfer HMM-265 01Sep66; dam 01Sep67; xfer NARF North Island 13Nov67; xfer HAMRON 16 COSA 13Jul68; xfer HMM-165 20Aug68; w/o 10Oct68, Marble Mountain, RVN.
1968 CH-46A 2140 US Marine Corps 152519 : BV-107M, c/n 2140, ff?; del USMC 01Apr66 as CH-46A 152519; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-165 13Apr66; w/o 16Mar68, Phu Bai, RVN.
1968 CH-46A 2146 US Marine Corps 152524 : BV-107M, c/n 2146, ff?; del USMC 25Apr66 as CH-46A 152524; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA, xfer HMM-165, 29Apr66; xfer NAS North Island A&T 21Jun66; xfer H&MS-16 19Aug66; xfer HMM-164 21Sep66; xfer NAS North Island A&T 21Jun67; xfer HMM-165 19Mar68; w/o 29Mar68 ivo Phu Bai, RVN.
1968 CH-46A 2153 US Marine Corps 152531 : BV-107M, c/n 2153, ff?; del USMC 11May66 as CH-46A 152531; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-165 16May66; w/o 05May68 ivo Phu Bai, RVN.
1968 CH-46A 2155 US Marine Corps 152533 : BV-107M, c/n 2155, ff?; del USMC 27May66 as CH-46A 152533; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-165 08Jun66; w/o 06Jun68, ivo Phu Bai, RVN.
US Marine Corps 152533 : w/o 06jun68 went down during an extract from LZ Loon in Vietnam killing 14 Marines aboard. 4 BNRs were recovered in 2008 and reinterred at Arlington in 2009
1968 CH-46A 2156 US Marine Corps 152534 : BV-107M, c/n 2156, ff?; del USMC 27May66 as CH-46A 152534; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-165 08Jun66; xfer HMM-164 18Mar67; dam 19Mar67; xfer HAMRON 16 COSA 21Mar67; w/o 06Jun68, ivo Danang, RVN.
1968 CH-46A 2166 US Marine Corps 152544 : BV-107M, c/n 2166, ff?; del USMC 24Jun66 as CH-46A 152544; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-262 01Jul66; w/o 20Jan68, Quang Tri, RVN.
1968 CH-46A 2167 US Marine Corps 152545 : BV-107M, c/n 2167, ff?; del USMC 24Jun66 as CH-46A 152545; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-262 01Jul66; xfer HMM-265 12may68; w/o 02Jun68, abd USS Valley Forge, LPH-8.
1968 CH-46A 2169 US Marine Corps 152547 : BV-107M, c/n 2169, ff?; del USMC 08Jul66 as CH-46A 152547; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-262 13Jul66; xfer HMM-164 19Mar67; xfer HMM-265 04Jun68; w/o 25oct68 abd USS Iwo Jima, LPH-7.
1968 CH-46D 2179 US Marine Corps 152557 : BV-107M, c/n 2179, ff?; del USMC 03Aug66 as CH-46A 152557; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-262 05Aug66; redesig CH-46D 18Mar68; w/o 21Sep68, Quang Tri, RVN.
1968 CH-46D 2188 US Marine Corps 152566 : BV-107M, c/n 2188, ff?; del USMC 29Aug66 as CH-46A 152566; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-262 01Sep66; redesig CH-46D 07May68; w/o 19Aug68, Quang Tri, RVN.
1968 CH-46D 2190 US Marine Corps 152568 : BV-107M, c/n 2190, ff?; del USMC 15Sep66 as CH-46A 152568; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-262 23Sep66; redesig CH-46D 25May68; w/o 07Nov68, Quang Tri, RVN.
1968 CH-46D 2192 US Marine Corps 152570 : BV-107M, c/n 2192, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR Morton PA as CH-46D 152570 15Sep66; xfer MAMS-37 30Sep66; xfer HMMT-302 01Nov66; xfer H&MS-16 COSA 21Feb68; xfer HMM-262, ET?? 20Mar68; w/o 09Dec68, RVN.
1968 CH-46D 2193 US Marine Corps 152571 : BV-107M, cn 2193, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR Morton PA as CH-46A 152571 15Sep66; xfer MAMS-37, 30Sep66; redesig CH-46D 01Nov66; xfer HMMT-302 02Nov66; xfer H&MS-16 COSA 21Feb68; xfer HMM-262, ET-?? 20Mar68; w/o 28Mar68, Quang Tri, RVN.
1968 CH-46D 2205 US Marine Corps 153317 : BV-107M, c/n 2205, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton PA as CH-46A 153317 31Oct66; xfer HMMT-302 04Nov66; redesig CH-46D 05Nov66; xfer HMM-262, ET-?? 18May68; w/o 15Jun68, RVN.
1968 CH-46D 2208 US Marine Corps 153320 : BV-107M, c/n 2208, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep FR Morton PA 22Oct66; redesig CH-46D 05Nov66; xfer HMMT-302 06Nov66; xfer H&MS-16 COSA 10Jun68; xfer HMM-164, YT??, 10Jul68; w/o 03Oct68, RVN.
1968 CH-46D 2233 US Marine Corps 153343 : BV-107M, c/n 2233, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep FR, Morton PA as CH-46D 153343 09Dec66; xfer HMMT-302, SQ-??, 11Jan67; w/o 02Jul68.
1968 CH-46D 2240 US Marine Corps 153348 : BV-107M, c/n 2240, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep FR, Morton PA as CH-46D 153348 03Jan67; xfer H&MS-30 COSA 16Jan67; xfer HMM-364 08May67; xfer H&MS-56 01Nov67; xfer HMMT-302, SQ-?, 31Jan68; w/o 16Feb68 ivo Santa Ana, CA.
1968 CH-46D 2254 US Marine Corps 153360 : BV-107M, c/n 2254 ff?; accepted BWR FR Morton, PA as CH-46D 153360 13Feb67; xfer NARF North Island 17Mar67; xfer HMM-364 23Aug67; xfer HMM-262, WT-??, 17Feb68; w/o 28Feb68.
1968 CH-46D 2279 US Marine Corps 153381 : BV-107M, c/n 2279, ff?; accepted BWR FR Morton, PA as CH-46D 153381 13Apr67; xfer HMM-365 20Apr67; xfer HMM-161, YR-??, 06Nov67; w/o 19Jun68.
US Marine Corps 153381 : YR 32 landing Khe Sanh took parachute into blades killing 1st Lt. Sharp and mortally injuring Capt. Sharp. Ray Felle Corpsman 1st Plt Kilo 3/9 passenger
1968 CH-46D 2294 US Marine Corps 153396 : BV-107M, c/n 2294, ff?; accepted BWR FR Morton PA as CH-46D 153396 22May67; xfer NARF North Island 04Jun67; xfer HMM-364 24Aug67; xfer HMM-262 20Feb68; w/o 28Feb68 ivo Quang Tri, RVN.
1968 CH-46D 2297 US Marine Corps 153399 : BV-107M, c/n 2297, ff?; accepted BWR FR Morton PA as CH-46D 153399 24May67; xfer NARF North Island 14Jun67; xfer HMM-364, YK-02, 11Sep67; w/o 12May68 ivo Phu Bai, Rvn.
1968 CH-46D 2317 US Marine Corps 153966 : BV-107M, c/n 2317, ff:?; del BuWepsRep FR Morton, PA as CH-46D 153966 19Jul67; xfer HMM-162 28Jul67; xfer HMM-161 02Nov67; w/o RVN 02Sep68.
1968 CH-46D 2327 US Marine Corps 153976 : BV-107M, c/n 2327, ff:?; accepted BuWepsRep FR Morton, PA as CH-46D 153976 09Aug67; xfer NARF Cherry Point, NC 25Aug67; xfer HMM-162 07Sep67; xfer HMM-161 25Oct67; dam RVN 17Sep68; w/o 05Oct68.
US Marine Corps 153976 : 17sep68 Damage due to hard ldg in the DMZ on a troop lift. Acft was deemed non-recoverable, stripped of useable components, weapons, etc, and left there. Destroyed by NVA arty fire shortly thereafter. There was a foto in 23 Sep 68 edition of Pacific Stars
1968 CH-46D 2339 US Marine Corps 153988 : BV-107M, c/n 2339, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep FR Morton, PA as CH-46D 153988 28Aug67; xfer HMM-364, YK-??, 06Sep67; xfer HMM-262, ET-??, 19Feb68; w/o ivo Quang Tri, RVN, 14Mar68.
1968 CH-46D 2346 US Marine Corps 153995 : BV-107M, c/n 2346, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep FR Morton, PA as CH-46D 153995 18Sep67; xfer HMM-364, YK-16, 22Sep67; xfer FAWPRA Atsugi 27May68; xfer NAS Atgusi A&T 23Aug68; xfer H&MS-16 COSA 12Sep68; xfer HMM-161 13Sep68; w/o ivo RVN 17Oct68.
1968 CH-46D 2359 US Marine Corps 154008 : BV-107M, c/n 2359, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154008, 17Oct67; xfer HMM-161 21Nov67; w/o ivo Quang Tri, RVN 25Jul68.
US Marine Corps 154008 : This acft had an eng. shot out while lifting out of an LZ just below the DMZ. It went down in the trees on a slope and was deemed non-recoverable
1968 CH-46D 2368 US Marine Corps 154017 : BV-107M, c/n 2368, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154017, 18Oct67; xfer HMM-263 16Dec67; xfer HMM-165 18Apr68; xfer HMM-262 31Jul68; w/o ivo Quang Tri, RVN 06Aug68.
1968 CH-46D 2370 US Marine Corps 154019 : BV-107M, c/n 2370, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154019, 19Oct67; xfer HMM-263 06Jan68; xfer H&MS-16 COSA 21Feb68; xfer HMM-262, ET-??, 17Mar68; w/o ivo Quang Tri, RVN 11Jul68.
1968 CH-46D 2373 US Marine Corps 154022 : BV-107M, c/n 2373, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154022, 19Oct67; xfer HMM-263 06Jan68; xfer H&MS-16 COSA 21Feb68; xfer HMM-262, ET-15, 20Mar68; w/o RVN, 24Aug68.
1968 CH-46D 2375 US Marine Corps 154024 : BV-107M, c/n 2375, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154024, 25Oct67; xfer HMM-263 06Jan68; xfer H&MS-16 COSA 21Feb68; xfer HMM-262, ET-?? 20Mar68; w/o 05May68.
1968 CH-46D 2376 US Marine Corps 154025 : BV-107M, c/n 2376, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154025, 25Oct67; xfer HMM-263 08Jan68; xfer HMM-364, YK-06, 18Apr68; w/o 29May68.
US Marine Corps 154025 : May68 pictured upon crash at LZ AT805648. All crew and passengers survived. One US Marine on ground died.
1968 ch-47a b-126 US Army Aviation 64-13154 : US Army, conv to ACH-47A Guns-A-Go-Go; nicknamed BIRTH CONTROL; Apr66 asg 53rd Avn Det for eval in Vietnam; w/o 22feb68 during recapture of Hue in the Tet Offensive
1968 ch-47b b-384 US Army Aviation 66-19126 : US Army; w/o 09may68
US Army Aviation 66-19126 : She was named Mother Goose, crewed by F/E Jerry McBee, now deceased and me; Dan Markell. Part of a 16 ship ASHC deployed to Can Tho, RVN In Jan68. Mother Goose was shot down, controlled crash, subsequently burned to the ground. NO loss of life due to skill of pilots;; pictured upper left, 126 in country first week or so. Upper right, May 9, 1968 after being shot down, burnt to a a crisp, no casualties! Good thing Charlie hit the engines and aft pylon instead of the head shed.
1968 ch-53a 65-014 US Marine Corps 151697 : USMC CH-53A
US Marine Corps 151697 : w/o 24apr68 HMH-463 /YH
1968 ch-53a 65-040 US Marine Corps 152413 : USMC
US Marine Corps 152413 : w/o 19may68 HMH-463 /YH
1968 ch-53a 65-045 US Marine Corps 153276 : USMC
US Marine Corps 153276 : w/o 04mar68 HMH-463 /YH
1968 ch-53a 65-047 US Marine Corps 153278 : USMC
US Marine Corps 153278 : w/o 19feb68 HMH-463 /YH
1968 ch-53a 65-050 US Marine Corps 153281 : USMC
US Marine Corps 153281 : w/o 01may68 HMH-463 /YH
US Marine Corps 153281 : On May 1, 1968 SGT Donald R. Evans was a gunner on U.S. Marine Corps helicopter CH-53A tail number 153281 from the Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 (HMH-463). At 2056 hours the aircraft crashed into the sea while attempting a carrier landing about 22 miles northwest of Tan Me. Four survivors from the helicopter were rescued about an hour later but the fifth crewman (SGT Evans) could not be found. A search was requested by USS Valley Forge (LPH8). His remains were later recovered. [Sourced from vhpa.org] - See more at vvmf.org
1968 ch-53a 65-052 US Marine Corps 153283 : USMC
US Marine Corps 153283 : w/o 22feb68 HMH-463 /YH
1968 ch-53a 65-053 US Marine Corps 153284 : USMC
US Marine Corps 153284 : w/o 28jul68 HMH-463 /YH
1968 ch-53a 65-096 US Marine Corps 153710 : USMC
US Marine Corps 153710 : w/o 08jan68 HMH-463 /YH
1968 ch-53a 65-110 US Marine Corps 153724 : Sikorsky S-65A, c/n 65-110, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53A 153724, unk
US Navy 153724 : w/o 14feb68 with NATC
1968 ch-53a 65-138 US Marine Corps 154875 : USMC CH-53A
US Marine Corps 154875 : w/o 16may68 HMH-462 /YF-
1968 h-19d 55-599 US Army Aviation 52-7611 : Sikorsky S-55 c/n 55-599, ff:?; del US Army as H-19D, 52-7611, 11Dec53.
Armée de l'Air 52-7611 : xfer MAP to France 07Jul55; xfer AdlA as H-19D-3, 52-7611, 13Jul55.
Aviation Légère de l'Armée de Terre 55611 : xfer ALAT as 55611, 19Mar64; xfer 6 GALAT, Jan65-26Jul65; xfer 6 GALAT, AOT, 04Apr67; suffered accident, 19Jul67; w/o: ??? TTH, 30May68.
1968 h-34a 58-216 US Army Aviation 54-925 : del US ARMY as H-34A, 54-925, 15Mar56; to H-34C by Jan62; soc Aviation School, Fort Rucker, AL, Jun67;
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 54-925 : xfer Vietnam AF as CH-34C, 54-925, unk; w/o 10Apr68.
1968 h-34a 58-261 US Army Aviation 54-2869 : del US ARMY as H-34A, 54-2869, 04May56; to H-34C by Jan62; last reported on DA2410 Co A, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, GA, Dec64;
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 54-2869 : xfer VNAF as 54-2869, unk; w/o 27Mar68.
1968 h-34a 58-325 US Army Aviation 54-2997 : del US ARMY as H-34A, 54-2997, 09Aug56; to CH-34C Jun64; soc Transportation Depot, Germany, Jun67;
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 54-2997 : xfer Vietnam AF as 54-2997, 1967; w/o 28Jul68.
1968 h-34a 58-728 US Army Aviation 56-4323 : del US ARMY as H-34A, 56-4323, 12Dec57; to CH-34C Sep63; soc 22nd Aviation Det, France, Jun67; w/o crashed near Crawley, Winchester, UK, 06May68. All five onboard killed.; AVSCOM reports: "A/C crashed and burst into flames while on a routine flight from Burtonwood to Eastleigh Airport."
1968 h-34a 58-74 US Army Aviation 53-4512 : del US ARMY as H-34A, 53-4512, 15Mar56; to H-34C by Jan62; sos Transportation Depot, Germany, Jun67; xfer VNAF, unk; reported King Bee, lost in Kalum Province, Laos, 20May68
US Army Aviation 53-4512 : This is the very helicopter my Uncle John Hartley Robertson was shot down over Laos
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 53-4512 : feb68
1968 h-34g.III 58-1665 Marineflieger 81+03 : former WE+576, as PH+271 from HFS 8, w/o Crash 07.09.1968
1968 hh-3e 61-580 US Air Force 66-13282 : Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-580, ff?; del USAF as HH-3E 66-13282, 31May67
US Air Force 66-13282 : 37th ARRS, w/o 20oct68 hit by ground fire after water landing during CSAR of F-4D
1968 hkp4b 502 Boeing Helicopters N10120 : BV-107II-15, c/n 502, ff ?, reg N10120, 1964.
marinen 04062 : del to Swedish Marinen as Hkp4B #04062, 1964; w/o 06Sep68; crashed in the sea south of Huvudskär due to rear rotor mech failure. Four crew and 6 (of 8) passenger fatalities.
1968 hss-1 58-206 US Navy 141572 : Sikorsky HSS-1, cn 58-206, ff:?; del USN as HSS-1, 141572, 27Mar56; redesig SH-34G, Oct62; sos NARF North Island, 06Jun67; xfer VNAF as UH-34G, unk; w/o 06May68.
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 141572 : 6jun67
1968 hss-1 58-247 US Navy 141593 : Sikorsky HSS-1, c/n 58-247, ff?; del US Navy as HSS-1, 141593, 27Apr56; redesig SH-34G, Oct62; soc NARF North Island, 15Feb67; xfer VNAF as UH-34G, unk; w/o 05Oct68.
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 141593 : 15feb67
1968 hss-1 58-34 US Navy 138483 : Sikorsky HSS-1, c/n 58-34, ff?; del US Navy as HSS-1, 138483, 02Sep55; redesig UH-34G, Oct62; soc NARF North Island, 09Jun67; xfer VNAF, 1967; w/o 11Jan68.
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 138483 : 9jun67
1968 hss-1 58-35 US Navy 138484 : Sikorsky HSS-1, c/n 58-35, ff?; del US Navy as HSS-1, 138484, 27Sep55; redesig UH-34G, Oct62; soc NARF North Island, NT-52, 16Mar67; xfer VNAF, 1967; w/o 22Mar68.
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 138484 : 16mar67
1968 hss-1 58-444 US Navy 141602 : USN HSS-1 d/d 21Feb57; redes UH-34G Oct62; soc NARF North Island, 16May67
US Navy 141602 : 1960 asg HS-7 on the USS Randolph (CVS-15). flight log of sonar crewman CW Garner
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 141602 : del VNAF as UH-34G, 141602, unk; w/o 21Mar68.
1968 hss-1 58-7 US Navy 137851 : Sikorsky HSS-1, c/n 58-7, ff?; del US Navy as HSS-1, 137851, 03Mar55; redesig SH-34G, Oct62; coded 7V-851, unk; xfer & conv UH-34G, NARF Pensacola unk; xfer (MAP) to Vietnam AF, 1968; soc 07Dec68.
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 137851 : 7dec68
1968 hss-1n 58-1773 Marina Militare Italiana MM153620 : Sikorsky SH-34J, c/n 58-1773, ff?; del Marina Militare Italiana under MDAP as SH-34J, MM153620, 4-12, unk; crashed near Augusta, 05Jul68.
1968 hss-2 61-133 US Navy 149716 : USN; SH-3A HS-9 w/o 12jul68
1968 hss-2 61-170 US Navy 149901 : USN; SH-3A HS-8 w/o 26mar68
1968 hus-1 58-1036 US Marine Corps 145804 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-1036, ff:?; del USMC as HUS-1, 145804, 02Mar59; redesig UH-34D, Oct62; w/o HMM-163, YP-??, Da Nang, RVN, 10Apr68; [Also reported as w/o in midair collision with UH-1E 154968 in Vietnam, 8 KIA, 11Mar68.]
1968 hus-1 58-1060 US Marine Corps 147150 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-1060, ff:?; del USMC as HUS-1, 147150, unk; redesig UH-34D, Oct62; w/o Da Nang, 26Apr68.
1968 hus-1 58-1132 US Marine Corps 147176 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-1132, ff:? del USMC as HUS-1, 147176, unk redesig UH-34D, Oct62; xfer SVAF, unk; w/o 02Apr68.
1968 hus-1 58-1133 US Marine Corps 147177 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-1133, ff:? del USMC as HUS-1, 147177, unk redesig UH-34D, Oct62; xfer SVAF, unk; w/o 14Apr68.
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 147177 : 23feb68
1968 hus-1 58-1172 US Marine Corps 148059 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-1172, ff:? del USMC as HUS-1, 148059, unk; redesig UH-34D, Oct62; dam Da Nang, RVN, 26Feb68, w/o 27Feb68.
1968 hus-1 58-1184 US Marine Corps 148070 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-1184, ff:? del USMC as HUS-1, 148070, unk; redesig UH-34D, Oct62; w/o MCAS New River, NC, 01Jul68.
1968 hus-1 58-1207 US Marine Corps 148093 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-1206, ff:? del USMC as HUS-1, 148093, unk; redesig UH-34D, Oct62; w/o Cam Ranh bay, RVN, 09Oct68.
1968 hus-1 58-1281 US Marine Corps 148753 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-1281, ff:? del USMC as HUS-1, 148753, unk; redesig UH-34D, Oct62; dam 31Jan68, w/o 19Nov68.
1968 hus-1 58-1372 US Marine Corps 148792 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-1372, ff:? del USMC as HUS-1, 148792, unk; redesig UH-34D, Oct62; w/o Vietnam, 31Mar68, 2 KIA.
1968 hus-1 58-1387 US Marine Corps 148802 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-1387, ff:? del USMC as HUS-1, 148802, unk; redesig UH-34D, Oct62; w/o in midair collision with CH-46A, 151917 in Vietnam, 11Oct68, 5 KIA. CH-46A 151917 rtnd to USS Iwo Jima and was also w/o.
1968 hus-1 58-1407 US Marine Corps 148818 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-1407, ff:? del USMC as HUS-1, 148818, unk; redesig UH-34D, Oct62; w/o MCAS New River, NC, 08May68.
1968 hus-1 58-1426 US Marine Corps 149329 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-1426, ff:? del USMC as HUS-1, 149329, unk; redesig UH-34D, Oct62; w/o Quang Nam, Vietnam, 17Nov68, 1KIA.
US Marine Corps 149329 : d/d HMR(L)-262 New River, NC from Sikorsky; participated in Project Mercury Astronaut Recovery program
1968 hus-1 58-1463 US Marine Corps 149361 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-1463, ff:? del USMC as HUS-1, 149361, unk; redesig UH-34D, Oct62; xfer VNAF, unk; w/o 27Oct68.
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 149361 : 19feb68
1968 hus-1 58-1484 US Marine Corps 149382 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-1484, ff:? del USMC as HUS-1, 149382, unk; redesig UH-34D, Oct62; w/o Phu Bai, RVN, 28Aug68.
1968 hus-1 58-1572 US Marine Corps 150222 : Sikorsky UH-34D, cn 58-1572, ff:? del USMC as UH-34D, 150222, unk; w/o Phu Bai, RVN, 02Oct68.


1968 hus-1 58-1581 US Marine Corps 150226 : Sikorsky UH-34D, cn 58-1581, ff:? del USMC as UH-34D, 150226, unk; w/o Phu Bai, RVN, 19Sep68.
1968 hus-1 58-1586 US Marine Corps 150228 : Sikorsky UH-34D, cn 58-1586, ff:? del USMC as UH-34D, 150228, unk; dam 06Nov68, w/o.
1968 hus-1 58-1591 US Marine Corps 150230 : Sikorsky UH-34D, cn 58-1591, ff:? del USMC as UH-34D, 150230, unk; w/o 08Jun68.
1968 hus-1 58-1593 US Marine Corps 150232 : Sikorsky UH-34D, cn 58-1593, ff:? del USMC as UH-34D, 150232, unk; w/o Phu Bai, RVN, 02Dec68.
1968 hus-1 58-1652 US Marine Corps 150256 : Sikorsky UH-34D, cn 58-1652, ff:? del USMC as UH-34D, 150256, unk; dam 05Jun68 & w/o.
1968 hus-1 58-1660 US Marine Corps 150258 : Sikorsky UH-34D, cn 58-1660, ff:? del USMC as UH-34D, 150258, unk; w/o Phu Bai, RVN, 16Jul68.
1968 hus-1 58-1676 US Marine Corps 150552 : Sikorsky UH-34D, cn 58-1676, ff:? del USMC as UH-34D, 150552, unk; w/o Phu Bai, RVN, 27Jul68.
1968 hus-1 58-1688 US Marine Corps 150559 : Sikorsky UH-34D, cn 58-1688, ff:? del USMC as UH-34D, 150559, unk; w/o Vietnam, 08Jan68.
1968 hus-1 58-1696 US Marine Corps 150567 : Sikorsky UH-34D, cn 58-1696, ff:? del USMC as UH-34D, 150567, unk; w/o 16Jun68.
1968 hus-1 58-1697 US Marine Corps 150568 : Sikorsky UH-34D, cn 58-1697, ff:? del USMC as UH-34D, 150568, unk; w/o Vietnam, 23Jul68.
1968 hus-1 58-1711 US Marine Corps 150580 : Sikorsky UH-34D, cn 58-1711, ff:? del USMC as UH-34D, 150580, unk; damage sustained on 16Mar68, w/o 26Apr68.
1968 hus-1 58-1765 Air America 153127 : Sikorsky UH-34D ordered by USN under MDAP as 153127; to Air America. Lost Jun 21, 1968, Laos.
1968 hus-1 58-1792 Air America 153698 : Sikorsky UH-34D ordered by USN under MDAP as 153698; to Air America; lost Feb 22, 1968, Laos.
Air America H-52 : 20may67
1968 hus-1 58-1795 Air America 153701 : Sikorsky UH-34D ordered by USN under MDAP as 153701; to Air America; lost Jan 18, 1968, Laos.
Air America H-55 : 20may67
1968 hus-1 58-457 US Marine Corps 143961 : Sikorsky HUS-1 cn 58-457, ff:?; del USMC as HUS-1, 143961, 08Feb57; redesig UH-34D, Oct 1962; w/o HMM-362, YL-##, abd USS Princeton (LPH-5) 13May68.
1968 hus-1 58-485 US Marine Corps 143973 : Sikorsky HUS-1 cn 58-485, ff:?; del USMC as HUS-1, 143973, 17May57; redesig UH-34D, Oct 1962; w/o NSA Saigon sapper attack, 31Jan68.
1968 hus-1 58-516 US Marine Corps 143983 : Sikorsky HUS-1 cn 58-516, ff:?; del USMC as HUS-1, 143983, 10Apr57; soc HMRL-163, aboard USS Bennington (CVS-20), 28Mar61;
US Army Aviation 55-5261 : xfer US ARMY as 55-5261 [paper s/n for transfer], 28Mar61;
Air America H-J : xfer Air America as H-J, 29Mar61;
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 143983 : xfer VNAF as UH-34D, 143983, 10May63; coded J-O, unk; w/o 18Nov68.
1968 hus-1 58-573 US Marine Corps 144645 : Sikorsky HUS-1 144645 from 15Jun57; Oct62 redesig UH-34D; w/o 08jun68 HMM-363, aboard USS Okinawa (LPH-3)
1968 hus-1 58-608 US Marine Corps 144653 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-608, ff:?; del USMC as HUS-1, 144653, 19Jul57; admin strike, HMRL-163 aboard USS Bennington (CVS-20), 28Mar61; admin soc FAWPRA Atsugi, Japan, 26Dec63;
US Army Aviation 55-5252 : xfer US ARMY as 55-5252 (paper s/n for transfer), 28Mar61;
Air America H-O : xfer Air America as H-O, 29Marn61; redesig UH-34D, Oct62;
Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa 144653 : xfer VNAF as UH-34D, 144653, 17Apr63; badly damaged, recovered, Jan65; damaged and recovered, 02Sep65; lost in Louangnamtha Province, Laos, with seven KIA, 30Nov68.
1968 hus-1 58-612 US Marine Corps 144654 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-612, ff:?; del USMC as HUS-1, 144654, 16Jul57; redesig UH-34D, Oct62; xfer HMM-363, unk; crashed into sea 3mi off Da Nang, while aboard USS Okinawa (LPH-7), 26Mar68, 7 killed, 2 rescued.
1968 hus-1 58-931 US Marine Corps 145777 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-931, ff:?; del USMC as HUS-1, 145777, unk; xfer HMMT-301, SP-??, unk; xfer HMM-561, VX-??, unk; damaged MCAS El Toro, CA, 26Nov68; w/o as uneconomical to repair, MCAS El Toro, CA, 12Dec68.
1968 hus-1 58-963 US Marine Corps 145785 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-963, ff:?; del USMC as HUS-1, 145785, unk; redesig UH-34D, Oct62; w/o Da Nang, 01May68.
1968 hus-1 58-995 US Marine Corps 145793 : Sikorsky HUS-1, cn 58-995, ff:?; del USMC as HUS-1, 145793, unk; redesig UH-34D, Oct62; w/o 16Nov68 due to damage sustained 27Sep68.
1968 kv-107ii-2 4002 kawasaki helicopter system JA9502 : BV-107II-2 c/n 103, as N4625G; supplied in kit form to Kawasaki 1962; built as KV-107II-2, c/n 4002, as JA9502; served with Tokyo Airlines, unk; served with Kanki Airlines, unk; w/o in Japan 16Apr68. 
1968 qh-50d DS-1700 US Marine Corps 001700 : Gyrodyne QH-50D DS-1700, ff?; del USMC as QH-50D NITE PANTHER 001700 1Apr68; deployed abd USS Blue (DD-744) 18Apr68; lost off Vietnam while operating from the USS BLUE (DD-744), 28Apr68.
1968 qh-50d DS-1701 US Marine Corps 001701 : Gyrodyne QH-50D DS-1701, ff?; del USMC as QH-50D NITE PANTHER 001701 7Apr68; deployed abd USS Blue (DD-744) 18Apr68; lost off Vietnam while operating from the USS BLUE (DD-744), 24Apr68.
1968 qh-50d DS-1702 US Marine Corps 001702 : Gyrodyne QH-50D DS-1702, ff?; del USMC as QH-50D NITE PANTHER 001702 7Apr68; deployed abd USS Blue (DD-744) 18Apr68; lost off Vietnam while operating from the USS BLUE (DD-744), 27Apr68.
1968 S-55A M55-015 Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force 8903 : Mitsubishi S-55A, cn M55-015, ff:?; del JMSDF as 8903, 1960; w/o 06sep68
1968 S-55C M55-021 Japan Air Self-Defense Force 01-4714 : Mitsubishi S-55C, c/n M55-021, ff?; del JASDF as UH-19C 01-4714 unk; unit xfers unk; w/o 10May68.
1968 s-58c 58-449 Sikorsky Helicopters N403A : Sikorsky S-58C, c/n 58-449, ff?; reg Sikorsky as N403A, 1956;
Sikorsky Helicopters N420A : rereg Sikorsky as N420A, unk;
Chicago Helicopter Airways N868 : del Chicago Helicopter Airways as N868, 14Apr58;
Sikorsky Helicopters N868 : rtnd Sikorsky as N868, Jan64; NTSB: "21Feb68: Deckers CO. Damage - destroyed. Engine failure."; hulk sold Columbia Helicopters, Jul72; hulk sold Keystone Helicopter, unk.
1968 s-61a-1 61-281 Flyvevåbnet U-281 : RDAF Esk.722, w/o 10Feb68.
1968 S-61L 61-031 Los Angeles Airways N300Y : Sikorsky S-61L, c/n 61-031, ff?; del Los Angeles Airways as N300Y, unk; w/o 14Aug68 as Los Angeles Airways Flight 417 crashed in Compton, California resulting in the loss of 21 lives.
1968 S-61L 61-060 Los Angeles Airways N303Y : Sikorksy S-61L, c/n 61-060, ff?; del Los Angeles Airways as N303Y unk;w/o 22May68 as Los Angeles Airways Flight 841 when crashed in Paramount, California resulting in the loss of 23 lives.
N303Y : My father in law was the pilot, John (Jack) Dupies. Founding president of P.H.P.A.
1968 s-62a 62-013 Sikorsky Helicopters N74169 : Sikorsky S-62A c/n 62-013, ff?; registered Sikorsky as N74169 unk; sold Fuji Airlines, Japan as JA9000, 08Jun61; w/o Higashi Chikuma-gun, Nagano, Japan, 06Aug68; reg canx 28Oct68.
Fuji Airlines JA9000 : Sikorsky S-62A c/n 62-013, ff?; registered Sikorsky as N74169 unk; sold Fuji Airlines, Japan as JA9000, 08Jun61; w/o Higashi Chikuma-gun, Nagano, Japan, 06Aug68; reg canx 28Oct68.
1968 S-62J M62-017 Japan Air Self-Defense Force 73-4779 : Mitsubishi S-62J, c/n M62-017 ff?; del JASDF as 63-4779, 12Feb67; w/o 25Apr68.
1968 s-64 64-001 Sikorsky Helicopters N325Y : Sikorsky S-64 prototype, c/n 64-001, ff 09May62, reg N325Y; used by Sikorsky for test, certification and demonstration flights to US military and civil operators; conv S-64A, unk; w/o ivo Arboles, CA 19Aug68.
1968 sa318c 1994 Federale Politie / Police Fédérale A91 : Gendarmerie d/d 01mar68; ex OL-A91; Rijkswacht w/o 30may68 crashed near Vieux-Genappe (Glabais). 2 fatalities
1968 ah.1 f.9621 Army Air Corps XT615 : w/o 2feb68, Oman
1968 ah.1 f.9628 Army Air Corps XT622 : w/o 23apr68, Malaya
1968 ah.1 f.9631 Army Air Corps XT625 : w/o 30jan68, Borneo
1968 se3130 1338 Heeresflieger 75+37 : PF-134; PD-131; PD-201; HFB4; w/o 16.09.1968 Erpfting
1968 se3130 1434 Heeresflieger 75+64 : PF-137; PF-205; HFB6; w/o 17.01.1968 Rotenburg/Wuemme?
1968 se3130 1610 Heeresflieger 76+23 : PN-136; QW-741; QW-220; HFWS; w/o 01.02.1968 , Trainingmodel at Bueckeburg
Heeresflieger 76+23 :
Heeresflieger 76+23 : G I with Heersflieger Waffenschule (HFWS) by 1984 at Bückeburg
1968 se3130 1626 Aviation Légère de la Force Terrestre A19 : Belgian Army c/n 1626/C322; 30may68 w/o
1968 se3130 1641 Heeresflieger 76+36 : PB-142; QW-754; QW-209; HFWS; w/o 30.04.1968
1968 se3130 1658 Heeresflieger 76+42 : PK-138; PJ-331; PJ-208; HFB10; w/o 16.07.1968 Todtmoos-Glashuette
1968 se3130 1691 Heeresflieger 76+50 : PK-139; PL-207; HFB12; w/o 28.02.1968 Lauda
1968 se3160 1442 Fuerza Aerea Dominicana 3009 : FAD, w/o 1968
1968 sh-3a 61-307 US Navy 152114 : USN; HS-6 w/o 03sep68
1968 sh-3d 61-371 US Navy 152706 : USN; HS-3 w/o 15sep68
1968 Sioux wa334 Army Air Corps XT175 : AAC Sioux AH.1 d/d 23Aug65; w/o 10Oct68
Army Air Corps TAD175 : AAC Instructional Airframe
XT175 : Preserved Malta Air Museum, TaQali by Mar16
XT175 : Not anymore in Malta aviation museum it is in a private collection in Malta by May17
1968 Sioux wa355 Army Air Corps XT196 : AAC Sioux AH.1 w/o 28Jun68
1968 Sioux wa454 Army Air Corps XT565 : AAC Sioux AH.1 d/d 05Jun67, w/o 31Mar68
1968 Sioux wa506 Army Air Corps XT799 : AAC Sioux AH.1 d/d 21dec65, w/o 29mar68, scr. 01apr70 to Bradbury Ltd, Bournemouth
1968 Sioux wa516 Army Air Corps XT809 : AAC Sioux AH.1 d/d 25may66, w/o 12/aug68
1968 Sioux wa594 Army Air Corps XT832 : AAC Sioux AH.1 d/d 09oct67, w/o 07oct68
1968 Type 192 Belvedere 13363 Royal Air Force XG468 : del RAF as Belvedere HC.1 XG468, 20Feb62; w/o 25Jan68; soc and scr at No.389 MU Seletar, Singapore, 21Mar69.
1968 UH-1B 1086 Luftforsvaret 962 : BuNo 64-13962. w/o 01apr68
1968 UH-1B 1089 Luftforsvaret 965 : BuNo 64-13965. w/o 04dec68
1968 UH-1B 666 US Army Aviation 62-12515 : US Army, to US Navy
US Navy : US Navy HAL-3 Det.7 w/o 13jul68 South Vietnam, 4 KIA
1968 UH-1B 881 Fleet Air Arm (RAN) N9-881 : RAN d/d 1964; BuNo 63-12953; w/o 05jun68 crashed into the sea
1968 UH-1C 1296 US Army Aviation 64-14172 : US Army
US Army Aviation 64-14172 : w/o 08may68
1968 UH-1C 3108 Fuerzas Aeromóviles del Ejército de Tierra HU.8-8 : ET-204. FMS BuNo 65-12762. w/o 28dec68
1968 UH-1D 8110 Luftwaffe 70+50 : HTG 64, w/o 14.05.1968 Flintsbach
1968 UH-1D 8112 Luftwaffe 70+52 : HTG 64, w/o 08.11.1968 Goldenstedt/Hunte
1968 uh-1d 5794 US Army Aviation 66-16100 : US Army; w/o 23sep68, HHD 44 Eng Group, South Vietnam
1968 UH-1E 6016 US Marine Corps 151281 : VMO-6 w/o 07feb68
US Marine Corps 151281 : VMO-6 /WB-9, I was the crew chief, we went back to Lang Vey to get a SOG member left at the camp. We went alone and upon arriving at the camp we came under fire. The pilot, co-pilot and myself were wounded. We limped back to Khe Sahn. WB9 was lifted out but was jettisoned from ch-53 on way back to Quang Tri. She brought her crew back with bucu holes in her and crew. Robert W. Crutcher Crew Chief
1968 UH-1E 6024 US Marine Corps 151289 : VMO-6 w/o 25feb68
1968 UH-1E 6026 US Marine Corps 151291 : VMO-6 w/o 15feb68
1968 UH-1E 6029 US Marine Corps 151294 : VMO-6 w/o 07jun68
1968 UH-1E 6030 US Marine Corps 151295 : VMO-6 w/o 07nov68
1968 UH-1E 6043 US Marine Corps 151849 : VMO-1 w/o 23oct68 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida
1968 UH-1E 6057 US Marine Corps 151863 : VMO-6 w/o 02oct68
1968 UH-1E 6058 US Marine Corps 151864 : VMO-6 w/o 18may68
1968 UH-1E 6074 US Marine Corps 151880 : USMC; 1967 VMO-5; w/o 27aug68 (with HML-167 ?)
1968 UH-1E 6095 US Marine Corps 152429 : VMO-2 w/o 21mar68
1968 UH-1E 6102 US Marine Corps 152436 : HML-167 w/o 20apr68
1968 UH-1E 6108 US Marine Corps 153742 : VMO-3 w/o 18jan68
1968 UH-1E 6109 US Marine Corps 153743 : HML-367 w/o 06jun68
1968 UH-1E 6115 US Marine Corps 153749 : HML-367 w/o 30mar68
1968 UH-1E 6122 US Marine Corps 153756 : HML-167 w/o 02apr68
1968 UH-1E 6125 US Marine Corps 153759 : VMO-6 w/o 08jul68
1968 UH-1E 6127 US Marine Corps 153761 : VMO-6 w/o 24mar68
1968 UH-1E 6133 US Marine Corps 153767 : VMO-6 w/o 26aug68
1968 UH-1E 6136 US Marine Corps 154752 : USMC; 1967 VMO-5; w/o 20nov68 ( with HML-367 ? )
1968 UH-1E 6145 US Marine Corps 154761 : VMO-6 w/o 25apr68
1968 UH-1E 6150 US Marine Corps 154766 : HML-367 w/o 27nov68
1968 UH-1E 6151 US Marine Corps 154767 : VMO-2 w/o 04may68
1968 UH-1E 6155 US Marine Corps 154771 : VMO-3 w/o 14mar68
1968 UH-1E 6176 US Marine Corps 154954 : HML-367 w/o 30mar68
1968 UH-1E 6177 US Marine Corps 154955 : HML-367 w/o 22aug68
1968 UH-1E 6184 US Marine Corps 154962 : VMO-2 w/o 21jul68
1968 UH-1E 6185 US Marine Corps 154963 : HML-367 w/o 17sep68
1968 UH-1E 6188 US Marine Corps 154966 : HML-367 w/o 16aug68
1968 UH-1E 6190 US Marine Corps 154968 : VMO-6 w/o 11apr68
1968 UH-1E 6198 US Marine Corps 155343 : HML-167 w/o 29sep68
1968 UH-1F 7083 US Air Force 65-7942 : 14SOW w/o 27nov68 Vietnam
1968 uh-1h 9453 US Army Aviation 67-17255 : US Army; w/o 19apr68 155th AHC
1968 UH-2A 12 US Navy 147979 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 12, ff?; del USN as UH2K-1, 147979 unk; redesig UH-2A Oct 1962; xfer HC-1 /UP-??, unk; xfer HC-4, Det-36, HT-54, unk; asgd USS Estes (AGC-12), unk; w/o 08apr68 when crashed into sea due to engine failue; 6 crew recovered.
US Navy 147979 : HC-4 Det.36 /HT-54 Scooter 54 w/o 08apr68 six miles off Vung Tau, Vietnam
US Navy 147979 : My recall of the event:
US Navy 147979 : Danang Harbor
1968 UH-2A 45 US Navy 149743 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 45, ff?; del USN as UH2K-1, 149743 unk; redesig UH-2A in 1962; xfer HC-7, Det 103, unk; w/o 14May68.
US Navy 149743 : 1967-68 UH-2A type asg HC-1 Det.43 as /UP-6
US Navy 149743 : UH-2A type as HC-7 /VH-6
US Navy 149743 : Helo assisting departing detachment from HC-7 Det Cubi. Loaded with 10,000 rounds ammo, hyd jenny, 120 deg deck temp, lost ground cushion, crashed at edge of bay. 3 died, 1 survivor
1968 UH-2B 152 US Navy 151315 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 152, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U 151315 unk; redesig UH-2B in 1962; xfer HC-7, VH-?, unk; asgd USS Ranger (CVA-61) unk; w/o 23Jan68 when machine gun mounted port side aft discharged one round and struck blades, four crew members recovered.
US Navy 151315 : UH-2B type in HC-7
1968 UH-2B 168 US Navy 151331 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 168, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U 151331 unk; redesig UH-2B in 1962; fate unk.
US Navy 151331 : w/o 19jan68 asg HC-7
1968 UH-2B 181 US Navy 152197 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 181, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U 152197 unk; redesig UH-2B in 1962; xfer HC-1 Det 14, /UP-52, asgd USS Ticonderoga (CVA-14) unk; w/o 15Feb68 when helo experienced loss of power and crashed into the sea, four crew members recovered.
1968 Wasp f.9560 Fleet Air Arm XS533 : d/d 12 Sep 1963; to 700Sq (W) / 995-CU by Sep 1963 and spent some time (without autopilot) aboard HMS Leander for trials; Leander Flt / 479-LE by Mar 1964; 829 NAS HQ Flt by Apr 1968, Yarmouth Flt / 456 by mid Apr 1968.
Fleet Air Arm XS533 : w/o 15 Nov 1968 with 829 Sqdn, ditched in Lyme Bay while operating from HMS Yarmouth. Wreck to AIU Lee-on-Solent, to RNAY Fleetlands dump (still wearing /456) by Jul 1974, still Jul 1976.
1968 Wasp f.9567 Fleet Air Arm XS540 : dd 20 Feb 1964. 829 Sq Ashanti Flt/177 by Mar 1964, 829 Sq/455-AU by Sep 1966. w/o 17 Apr 1968 with 829 Sqdn, crashed into sea off Cape Point, South Africa and sank, while operating from HMS Aurora.
1968 Wasp f.9610 Fleet Air Arm XT440 : d/d 4 Jan 1966 to storage. 829Sq Cleopatra Flt/463-CL by Feb 1968, w/o 17 Sep 1968 with 829 Sq, ditched in North Sea off Dutch coast while operating from HMS Cleopatra. Airframe recovered. Wreck to AIU Lee-on-Solent by Oct 1968.
1968 Wasp f.9686 Marine Luchtvaartdienst 241 : Delivered to MLD (Dutch Navy) as AH-12A. w/o 28 Nov 1968.
1968 has.1 wa 41 Fleet Air Arm XM920 : Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA041, f/f:?; del Royal Navy as XM920, 13/10/1961; conv HAS.3, unk; w/o 01/11/1968; to instuctional airframe as A2594, unk; scr 1974.
Fleet Air Arm XM920 : HAS.1 trials aboard HMS Devonshire between 13 Nov and 23 Nov 1961; 814 Sq / 345-H by Jan 1962, 814 Sq / 347-V by Jul 1964, 814 Sq / 343-V by Feb 1965; 737 Sq / 521 by May 1966
Fleet Air Arm XM920 : HAS.3 826 Sq / 143-E by Oct 1968, heavy landing SW of Falmouth 1 Nov 1968; to Fleetlands
Fleet Air Arm XM920 : to Arbroath (A2594) by May 1969
Fleet Air Arm XM920 : to Lee by Jul 1970
Fleet Air Arm XM920 : to scrapyard in Birmingham by mid 1974
Fleet Air Arm XM920 : Conversion to HAS.3 between Mar 1967 and Aug 1968 at Yeovil.
1968 has.1 wa 66 Fleet Air Arm XP115 : Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA066, f/f:?; del Royal Navy as XP115, 30/04/1962; w/o 13/09/1968.
Fleet Air Arm XP115 : Sembawang store by Aug 1962; 814Sq/346-H by Jan 1963, 814Sq/346-V by Sep 1963, heavy landing at Sembawang after engine failed 26 Sep 1964; RNAY Fleetlands for repair by Dec 1964
Fleet Air Arm XP115 : 829Sq Kent Flt/401-KE by Feb 1968, w/o 13 Sep 1968 when ditched in English Channel (20 nm S Eddystone) while operating from HMS Kent
1968 has.1 wa 85 Fleet Air Arm XP152 : Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA085, f/f:?; del Royal Navy as XP152, 09/10/1962; w/o 08/04/1968.
1968 has.1 wa103 Fleet Air Arm XS124 : RN HAS.1 type d/d 08aug63
Fleet Air Arm XS124 : Jan65 pictured as 820Squadron /297-E after disembarked in Sembewang during the HMS Eagle tour to the far east. Wessex XS125 /293-E on the background
Fleet Air Arm XS124 : w/o 16sep68 ditched off Iceland from HMS Eagle
1968 has.1 wa254 Fleet Air Arm XS874 : Westland HAS.1, c/n WA254, f/f: ?; del Royal Navy as XS874, 05/01/1966; w/o 04/11/1968.
Fleet Air Arm XS874 : HAS.1 dd Fleetlands 5 Jan 1966, 829 Sq London Flt/405-LO by Mar 1966, ditched in English Channel south of Portland 4 Nov 1968; Wreck recovered to AIU Lee-on-Solent, to Fleetlands by spring 1969, to Dartmouth as GI by summer 1969, scrapped 1970
1968 hc.2 wa545 Royal Air Force XT677 : Westland Wessex HC.2, c/n WA545, f/f: 13/02/1967; del Royal Air Force as XT677, 01/03/1967; w/o 25/04/1968; to 8016M, unk; scr. 2005.
Royal Air Force XT677 : at Thorney Island by 1975
Royal Air Force XT677 : to Lyneham by 1976
XT677 : To Hanningfield Metals by Dec 1999, stil Apr 2000.
1968 hu.5 wa168 Fleet Air Arm XS494 : Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA168, f/f:?; del Royal Navy as XS494, 29/05/1964; xfer 771Sq, 521-CU, Culdrose, unk; w/o 04/04/1968.
1968 har10 wa406 Royal Air Force XR456 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA406, ff: 09Dec62; del Royal Air Force as XR456, 19Dec62; w/o 05Nov68.
1968 has7 wa228 Fleet Air Arm XL878 : Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA228, ff: 14Jul58; del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XL878, 22Jul58; w/o 17May68, soc 23Jan70.
Fleet Air Arm XL878 : HAS.7 824Sqn/334-V Nov 1958, replacing XL848 on unit strength until Apr 1959.
Fleet Air Arm XL878 : HAS.7 824Sqn/330-R Nov 1959, /330-C by Apr 1961 until Dec 1961, to 825 NAS.
Fleet Air Arm XL878 : HAS.7 825 NAS/318-V Dec 1961, replacing XN380 on unit strength, until Apr 1962.
1968 has7 wa234 Fleet Air Arm XL884 : Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA234, ff: 19Sep58; del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XL884, 30Sep58; w/o 05Mar68, soc 15Mar68.
Fleet Air Arm XL884 : HAS.7 824Sqn/336-C Oct 1960 until transferred to 825 NAS Dec 1961.
Fleet Air Arm XL884 : HAS.7 825 NAS/316-V Dec 1961, replacing XN379 on unit strength, until Apr 1962.
1968 has7 wa256 Fleet Air Arm XM665 : Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA256, ff: 30Dec58; del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XM665, 19Jan59; w/o 29Oct68, pres RAN Museum, Nowra, unk.
XM665 : Exhibit, at Thorpe Water Park, Chertsey,. Arrived 16 Dec 1974, still Jun 1979. Possibly present until Autumn 1987.
XM665 : Exported to Australia Mar/Apr 1994
XM665 : Museum of Flight, Nowra
1968 has7 wa265 Fleet Air Arm XM687 : Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA265, ff: 14Aug59; del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XM687, 08Dec59; w/o 06Oct68; b/u Fleetlands, unk.
1968 ych-54a 64-007 US Army Aviation 64-14205 : Sikorsky S-64A, c/n 64-007, ff?; del US Army as YCH-54A 64-14205; w/o South Vietnam, 19Apr68.
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