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Sikorsky S-58 H-34 54
Sikorsky S-61 H-3 15
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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.
US Marine Corps 151925 : w/o 22mar68 crash occurred on top of the Marines post office in Khe Sanh, Vietnam. Was loaded too heavy with mail. My Dad's job was to get it off there
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.
Fleet Air Arm XL878 : Nov 1962 to Hermes SAR Flt / 986-H
Fleet Air Arm XL878 : Feb 1967 to 829 Sq / 514-PO; Jun 1967 to 771 Sq / 514-PO; 17 May 1968 ditched and sank in Portland Harbour, wreck retrieved to AIU Lee-on-Solent; The hulk was set alight as a demonstration of fire-fighting at Fleetlands on 13 Jun 1970.
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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