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    Year 1968 accidents

    List of helicopter accidents

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    Aerospatiale Alouette II 8
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    Gyrodyne DSN / QH-50 DASH 3
    Kaman Seasprite 5
    Kawasaki Heavy Industries kv 107-ii 1
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    Mitsubishi S-62J 1
    Saunders Roe Skeeter 1
    Sikorsky S-55 H-19 1
    Sikorsky S-58 H-34 54
    Sikorsky S-61 H-3 15
    Sikorsky S-62 HH-52 1
    Sikorsky S-64 CH-54 2
    Sikorsky S-65 H-53 10
    Westland Scout 3
    Westland Sioux 6
    Westland Wasp 4
    Westland Wessex 7
    Westland Whirlwind 5


    Sikorsky S-61 H-3 Accidents


    YearVersionC/N
    1968 ch-124 61-330 CA 4027 : Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-330, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4027, 1966; w/o 22Feb68.
    1968 ch-3c 61-536 US 64-14233 : 1mar66
    1968 ch-3c 61-557 US 65-12782 : USAF; conv HH-3E; 37th ARRS w/o 05oct68 Laos
    1968 ch-3c 61-561 US 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 66-13294 : USAF; 21st SOS (56 SOW) w/o 30mar68 hit by ground fire over Laos
    1968 ch-3c 61-595 US 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 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 hh-3e 61-580 US 66-13282 : 37th ARRS, w/o 20oct68 hit by ground fire after water landing during CSAR of F-4D
    1968 hss-2 61-133 US 149716 : USN; SH-3A HS-9 w/o 12jul68
    1968 hss-2 61-170 US 149901 : USN; SH-3A HS-8 w/o 26mar68
    1968 s-61a-1 61-281 DK U-281 : RDAF Esk.722, w/o 10Feb68.
    1968 S-61L 61-031 US 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 N303Y : My father in law was the pilot, John (Jack) Dupies. Founding president of P.H.P.A.
    1968 sh-3a 61-307 US 152114 : USN; HS-6 w/o 03sep68
    1968 sh-3d 61-371 US 152706 : USN; HS-3 w/o 15sep68
        15 C/N found.


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