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Kawasaki Heavy Industries 369HS 4
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Westland Wasp 1
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YearVersionC/N
1975 206a 267 US N4710R : Bell 206A cn267, ff:?; reg Bell Helicopters as N4710R, unk; xfer Petroleum Helicopters as N4710R, unk; w/o 05Aug75 near Morgan City, LA when during liftoff, right skid caught on pipe on side of helo deck, pilot lost control, hit parked Hughes 369HS, N9086F, dbr & w/o, no fatalities.
1975 206a 282 US N4081G : Bell 206A cn282, ff:?; reg Bell Helicopters as N4081G, unk; del US as N4081G, unk; dbr & w/o in collision with Lake Anatico, Peru and subsequent hard lndg, 02Feb75
1975 206a 411 US N1491W : Bell 206A cn411, ff:?; reg Bell Helicopters as N1491W, unk; del GAY AIRWAYS, Inc as N1491W, 1969; suffered substantial damage when 5th stage compressor failed during low flight. Pilot auto-rotated to heavy lndg near Barter Island, AK, 30Jul75.
1975 206a 47 N7847S : del US operator as N7847S, 1967; damaged when pilot misjudged clearance distance and struck gas pump handle during clearing turn, Carpinteria, CA, 17Jul67; repaired & conv Bell 206B JetRanger II, unk; w/o when settled into water during hovering, ivo Morgan City, LA, 02Nov75; reg canx, unk.
1975 206a 497 CL 34 : Naval d/d 1970. Bell 206AS (SH-57 type). w/o 17sep75
1975 206a 530 US N8130J : Bell 206A cn530, ff:?; reg Bell Helicopters as N8130J, 1970; del Berry Coal Com as N8130J, unk; conv Bell 206B-2, unk; w/o when crashed in light rain, low clng & fog ivo Mount Pinson, AL, 03May75, 2 fatalities.
1975 206a 551 US N8158J : w/o 18sep75 during hard landing, ivo Baranof, AK
1975 206a 576 G-BCCZ : xfer Somerton-Rayner Helicopters as G-BCCZ, Apr74; ditched in Thames River 05Aug75.
1975 206a 84 D-HANS : xfer Dr Hans Riegel, Germany as D-HANS, unk; w/o Crashed after main rotor failure at low altitude, Hiddesen, Blomberg, 4 fatalities, 23Oct75.
1975 ab205 4108 ZM AF703 : del Zambia Air Force as AF703, 06oct69, w/o jan75.
1975 ab205a 4320 OM 713 : I believe was shot down by a SAM-7 missile over the shershitty caves in western Dhofar. 5 peolpe were killed, pilot, loadmaster, and three speacialists from the RAF. It was bombed by Strikemasters after hitting the ground
1975 ah-1g 20852 US 69-16420 : US Army; 1970 pictured at Vinh Long Airfield, Vietnam; w/o 09feb75
1975 ah-1j 26024 US 157780 : USMC; w/o 30dec75
1975 ah-1j 26026 US 157782 : USMC; w/o 05nov75
1975 ah-1j 26036 US 157792 : This aircraft was assigned to HMH-462 when it crashed at sea during Operation Frequent Wind (The evacuation of Saigon, South Vietnam). The official cause was fuel starvation. Both pilots escaped
1975 ah-1j 26046 US 157802 : USMC; w/o 29sep75
1975 CH-46D 2176 US 152554 : I was the plane captain of this aircraft while it was with HC-6. This plane was the most reliable in the squadron. It went several years past its due date for Paint and Repair (PAR) while serving on the USS Detroit (VERTREP) in the Med. We also took this plane on a detachment to Gitmo.
1975 CH-46D 2393 US 154042 : as HMM-164 /YT-14 was the last Marine helicopter lost in Vietnam, and still sits at the bottom of the South China Sea in 65-100 feet of water at coordinates N09 55’ 32" E107 20’ 06" approx 30nm on the 150 radial of the Vung Tau NDB
1975 CH-46D 2407 US 154800 : BV-107M, c/n 2407, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154800 08Feb68; xfer HMM-263 25Feb68; xfer HMM-165 COSA 02Oct69; xfer H&MS-36 COSA 01Dec69; xfer HMM-262 26Dec69; xfer HMM-165 10Aug70; xfer H&MS-36 01Jun71; xfer H&MS-36 SUBUNIT FUTENMA 21Sep71; xfer H&MS-36 03Jun72; xfer HMM-164 28Feb74; xfer HMH-462 12Jan75; xfer HMM-164 22Jan75; xfer HMM-165 27Mar75; xfer HMM-164, YT-??, 14May75; w/o 24Jun75.
1975 CH-46F 2466 US 154859 : w/o 23apr75 it was /EH-02 (Leroy 02) HMM-264
1975 ch-53a 65-065 US 153296 : w/o 08jan75 crashed in Maryland
1975 ch-53a 65-108 US 153722 : w/o 18feb75 with HMT-301
1975 CH-53C 65-254 US 68-10925 : USAF; 21st SOS w/o 15may75 during Mayaguez rescue. 2Lt Richard Vandegeer was killed and was the last name inscribed on the Vietnam Memorial Wall at Washington
1975 CH-53C 65-255 US 68-10926 : USAF; 21st SOS w/o 15may75 during Mayaguez rescue
1975 CH-53C 65-262 US 68-10933 : USAF; 21st SOS w/o 13may75 Udorn, Thailand
1975 CH-53C 65-337 US 70-1627 : USAF; 21st SOS w/o 15may75 during Mayaguez rescue
1975 CH-53C 65-338 US 70-1628 : USAF; 21st SOS w/o 24jan75
1975 CH-53C 65-342 US 70-1632 : USAF; 601 TASS w/o 26sep75 Paderborn, Germany
1975 ch-53d 65-205 US 156958 : w/o 8jan75 with HMH-362
1975 ch-53d 65-313 US 157737 : w/o 7feb75 with HMM-264
1975 Commando wa 804 EG 722 : Westland Commando Mk.2A, c/n WA804, f/f:?; del Egyptian Air Force as 722, unk; w/o 09Jul75.
1975 f-28a 012 G-AVUK : ex N4460. Reg G-AVUK Sep 1967 by Twyford Moors. Crashed 3 Dec 1975; wreckage at Shoreham by Mar 1990
1975 h-19d 55-645 TF-LKH : Iceland unk from 10jan75; w/o 17jan75 crashed at Hvalfiroi, Iceland
1975 h-34a 58-1126 ID PK-UHN : NUH, w/o 26jan75 near Karimun
1975 h-34a 58-977 CF-OKH : w/o 29apr75
1975 h-34g.III 58-1538 PT-HFR : w/o 28feb75
1975 h-34g.III 58-1657 ES EC-CCX : xfer Helicsa as EC-CCX 1973; w/o at Las Palmas, Spain, 14Jun75.
1975 hh-52a 62-096 IS TF-GNA : Icelandic Coast Guard d/d 29Jun72; w/o 06Oct75 Skalafjell
1975 hss-1 SA.136 FR SA.136 : Sud Aviation HSS-1 c/n SA.136, ff?; del France Aeronavale as SA.136, 136/L, unk; xfer 31F, unk; w/o 29Aug75.
1975 hss-1n 58-1050 TI-SPI : conv S-58ET, unk; del MAP to Costa Rica Ministry of Security as TI-SPI, 1975?; w/o ivo La Sabana, Costa Rica, 09Sep75; noted abandoned San Jose, Costa Rica, Feb80.
1975 OH-6J 6303 JP 31003 : Kawasaki 369E, c/n 6303, ff?; del JGSDF as OH-6J, 31003 unk; unit xfers unk; w/o 25Sep75.
1975 OH-6J 6334 JP 31033 : Kawasaki 369E, c/n 6334, ff?; del JGSDF as OH-6J, 31033 unk; unit xfers unk; w/o 06Oct75.


1975 OH-6J 6362 JP 31059 : Kawasaki 369E, c/n 6362, ff?; del JGSDF as OH-6J, 31059 unk; unit xfers unk; w/o 12Feb75.
1975 OH-6J 6367 JP 31063 : Kawasaki 369E, c/n 6367, ff?; del JGSDF as OH-6J, 31063 unk; unit xfers unk; w/o 05Aug75.
1975 S-55 55-789 CF-JTF : ex 9625; S-55T w/o apr75
1975 s-61a-4 61-483 MY FM-1711 : w/o 10oct75 during a tactical helicopter exercise at Camp Sungai Udang, Malacca.
1975 S-62J M62-008 JP 43-4773 : Mitsubishi S-62J, c/n M62-008, ff?; del JASDF as 33-4773, 02Sep64; w/o 19Dec75.
1975 sa316b 1990 AE 101 : UAEAF; w/o 30nov75
1975 sa316b 2178 AT 3E-KY : Bundesheer; w/o 19sep75
1975 sa319b 2213 GR PN01 : w/o before delivery
1975 sa330c 1245 ES Z.19-2 : EdA, test serial EC-STI; w/o 09jun75 803Esc at Zaragoza. 5 fatalities
1975 ah.1 1196 UK XW901 : AAC AH.1; w/o 13feb75
1975 ht.2 1128 UK XW867 : Wreckage noted on dump at Fleetlands (as /56-CU) by 1978, gone by 1979
1975 se3130 1672 DE 76+45 : PC-141; PJ-333; PJ-209; HFB10; w/o 05.06.1975 , Trainingmodel at Roth, later at Neuhausen ob Eck
1975 se3130 1781 BE A33 : Belgian Army c/n 1781/C429; 02jul75 w/o
1975 se3160 1236 NL A-236 : w/o 27aug75 at Schöppingen, Germany
1975 se3160 1395 ZA 23 : SAAF, w/o 21mar75
1975 has.1 wa 666 UK XV695 : Westland Seaking HAS.1, f/f jan71, d/d 05feb71; w/o 17nov75 HMS Hermes, ditched into the North Sea after engine failure
1975 sh-3d 61-377 US 152711 : USN; HS-4 helo 66 Apollo 8,10,11,12 and 13 recoveries; w/o 04jun75 crash at sea off NAS Imperial Beach, 1 fatality. Was still assigned to HS-4;; portrayed by 148999 in 1994 movie Apollo 13
1975 sh-3d 61-400 US 154110 : USN; HS-8 w/o 03nov75
1975 sh-3d 61-708 ES Z.9-10 : Armada 005-10. MAP BuNo 159054. w/o 19may75
1975 Sioux wa384 UK XT225 : AAC Sioux AH.1 d/d 03May66, w/o 17Mar75
1975 Sioux wa401 UK XT242 : 05sep19 pictured at Aeroventure, Doncaster in AAC Blue Eagles display team colours
1975 Sioux wa436 UK XT547 : AAC Sioux AH.1 d/d 14Mar67, w/o 30May75
1975 Sioux wa525 UK XT818 : AAC Sioux AH.1 d/d 26oct66, w/o 18dec75
1975 Sioux wa602 UK XT840 : AAC Sioux AH.1 d/d 05dec67, w/o 28mar75
1975 Sioux wa611 UK XT849 : AAC Sioux AH.1 d/d 04mar68, w/o 30sep75
1975 Sioux wa706 UK XW186 : AAC Sioux AH.1 d/d 14jan69, s.o.c 19nov75 as CAT 5(S)
1975 Sioux wa715 UK XW195 : dd 1969, w/o 18 Dec 1975 at Crossmaglen with 652 Sq
1975 th-57a 5002 US 157356 : HT-8 E. w/o 02oct75
1975 UH-1D 8185 DE 71+25 : HTG 64, w/o 23.06.1975 Koenigsbach/Koblenz
1975 UH-1D 8307 DE 71+87 : HFWS w/o 01.08.1975 Roecke
1975 UH-1F 7061 US 65-7920 : I was the Jet NCOIC on the day of the final flight. I missed the FCF by 15 min. The airframe was destroyed by fire. Pilot survived. Engine removed and tested. Passed all tests. Pilot flew again.
1975 uh-1h 11399 CL 182 : Ejercito, BuNo 69-15111 d/d 1972, w/o 03mar75
1975 UH-1N 31441 US 159565 : 7S. NAS LeMoore w/o 16jun75
1975 UH-1N 31652 US 158776 : HML-268 w/o 06jan75
1975 UH-2A 47 US 149745 : w/o 19jun75 SH-2F type as HSL-34 DET-3 /HX-34 USS Aylwin (FF-1081) crashed 6 miles south of Newport RI in sight of the swiming beaches. HAC and AW-2 died. the H2P and pax survived
1975 Wasp f.9594 UK XT424 : To RNAY Fleetlands 8 Dec 1975 for spare parts. Hulk still present by May 1977. Wreckage noted on dump at Fleetlands by 1978, gone by 1979.
1975 has.1 wa 30 UK XM871 : As HAS.3, w/o 21 Aug 1975 with 737 Sq/400-GL when it crashed into the Red Sea, operating from HMS Glamorgan, and sank during failed recovery attempt.
1975 has.1 wa 63 UK XP112 : Ark Royal SAR Flt/046-R by Mar 1974, Ark Royal SAR Flt/047-R by Aug 1975, w/o 17 Sep 1975 when ditched into English Channel operating from HMS Ark Royal (R09), sank.
1975 has.1 wa260 UK XS880 : to Odiham dump still as /046 by Jan 1976
1975 mk.60 wa732 NG 5N-AIR : Crashed on approach to Port Harcourt on 11 Jan 1975 after main blade failure.
1975 har10 wa404 UK XR454 : During a hover taxi at RAF Akrotiri, with 84 Sq, main rotor failure and airframe destroyed.
1975 has7 wa291 UK XN311 : Brawdy SAR Flight /14 by Aug 1968
1975 YHC-1A 413-1 US NASA-533 : xfer NASA as NASA533 ~1962; redesig YCH-46C ~1962; asgd Langley Reasearch Center unk; redesig CH-46C unk; xfer Wallops Island Flight Center unk date for VTOL Approach and Landing Technology (VALT) research; wfu with 685 total flight hours ~1975; fate of airframe unknown.
    85 C/N found.


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