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Aerospatiale Alouette III 3
Aerospatiale Gazelle 6
Aerospatiale SA330 Puma 6
Agusta AB205 3
Agusta AB206 1
Agusta AB212 1
Agusta AB47 3
Bell 204 2
Bell 205 3
Bell 206 6
Bell 209 AH-1 Cobra 4
Bell 212 3
Boeing-Vertol 107M H-46 Sea Knight 7
Dornier UH-1D 1
Elicotteri Meridionali CH-47C Chinook 1
F+W Emmen SA316B Alouette III 1
Hiller 360 2
Hughes 369 / 500 / H-6 2
Kaman Seasprite 1
Kawasaki Heavy Industries 369HS 1
MBB Bo105 3
Mil Mi-24 Hind 1
Mitsubishi S-61 3
Sikorsky S-58 H-34 7
Sikorsky S-61 H-3 4
Sikorsky S-62 HH-52 1
Sikorsky S-65 H-53 10
VFW CH-53G 1
Westland Sea King 1
Westland Sioux 4
Westland Wessex 2
Westland Whirlwind 1

YearVersionC/N
1980 205A-1 30151 AR AE-425 : Ejercito d/d 31nov78; w/o 16jul80
1980 206a 203 DE D-HFBJ : Bell 206A cn203, ff:?; del Meravo Luftreederei GmbH as D-HFBJ, unk; conv Bell 206B-2, unk; w/o Oedheim, 07May80, 2 fatalities.
1980 206a 299 N8030 : xfer US as N8030, unk; dmg when suffered hard ldng dur auto rotation practice, Rimersburg, PA, 22Mar73; conv Bell 206B-2, unk; xfer Blain Helicopter as N8030, unk; w/o on ambulance mission ivo North Red Lodge, MT, 30Aug80, 3 fatalities.
1980 206a 491 CA C-FDOB : rereg Transport Canada as C-FDOB, unk; w/o during survey transport flight when helo became unstable during unloading opns and struck ground, fatally injuring 1 disembarked passenger, Cap Tourmente, QC, 29May80.
1980 206a 562 N77HB : Bell 206A cn562, ff:?; del US as N77HB, unk; conv Bell 206B-2, unk; w/o due to engine failure on take-off, Shelbyville, KY, 04Jan80
1980 206b-2 1448 C-GLLP : Coyote Helicopters out of Moncton NB; crashed in summer of 1980 near Trout Lake, SW corner Northwest Territories (NWT) while working a forest fire due tail rotor failure. No Fatalities
1980 212 30515 BO FAB-102 : FAB, ex N7119J, w/o 25mar80
1980 369d 0597 IL 211 : IAF 500MD Lahatoot, w/o 08oct80 hit power cables near Modiin, Israel. 2 fatalities
1980 369d 108-0349D
US N58243 : crashed during filming TV series Magnum P.I.
1980 ab205a 4003 ES HD.10A-2 : EdA. ex EC-AYR,EC-SSE, Z.10-2. w/o 29dec80
1980 ab205a 4040 ZW 6084 : Stored at Manyame Air Base by Feb 1998. Supposedly to be for a future gate guardian role.
1980 ab205a-1 4504 IT I-VFEV : w/o 19nov80 modena
1980 ab206 8123 SE SE-HPF :
1980 ab212asw 5157 GR PN24 : w/o ?
1980 ab47g-2 177 IT I-VFEE : built in 1956 and toc; reg I-VFEE Ministero 17oct56-11jun71 sold after accident at Prato Magno; to F-GDQJ F.Gatineau
1980 ab47g-3b 1546 HB-XHT : Private w/o 18Aug80
1980 ab47g-3b 1570 9M-AUN : Private , w/o 16May80
1980 ah-1g 21126 ES Z.14-7 : Marina 01-707. BuNo 72-21463. to HA.14-7. w/o 03may80
1980 ah-1j 26038 US 157794 : USMC; w/o 21jan80
1980 ah-1j 26057 US 159217 : USMC; w/o 05mar80
1980 ah-1j 26075 US 160110 : USMC; conv AH-1T unk; w/o 14oct80
1980 105a S-7 ES HE.15-7 : ET-133. w/o during traiing flight. (Cap. Lorenzo and Lt Valle killed while Sgt. Borrego injured )
1980 105cb S-210 AR LQ-LSX : Policia Bonaerense, Original built as Bo105C. Then upgrade to 105CB.
1980 105cbs-2 S-424 DE D-HNWC : Polizei Nordrhein-Westfalen (NRW) w/o 18apr80
1980 CH-46A 2109 US 151959 : BV-107M, c/n 2109, ff?; del USMC 19Nov65 as CH-46A 151959; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-164 01Dec65; xfer HMM-265 24Mar67; xfer HMM-165 10Oct69; xfer H&MS-36 COSA 01Dec69; xfer HMM-165 02Dec69; xfer HC-6 30Oct70; xfer MARTD Norfolk, HMM-774 31Mar71; stor MASDC as 1J0059, 23Mar72; xfer NARF Cherry Point 02Nov73; redesig HH-46A 04Mar74; xfer NAF Sigonella 02Jul74; xfer MCAS Cherry Point 08Apr75; further unit xfers unk; xfer HC-16 unk; w/o 22Dec80, NAS Pensacola, FL.
1980 CH-46A 2165 US 152543 : pictured at NAS Whidbey Island located on Ault Field near Oak Harbor, WA.
1980 CH-46D 2253 US 153359 : Dec70 crewed this as the primary VIP plane with HMM-263 at Marble Mt, Vietnam. Was 1 of 6 aircraft with eps air cleaners for testing in Viet Nam. worked great
1980 CH-46D 2285 US 153387 : I was aboard the USS Constellation (CV-64) and getting out of the Navy on 04aug80. Flew onto the Wichita via H-46 early that day for later transfer to Diego Garcia. Pretty sure I flew in on the same helicopter that went down; as the other H-46 was down for maintenance. Participated in the search and rescue efforts and remembered one survivor that had been in water close to 24 hours
1980 CH-46D 2381 US 154030 : transf to HMM-161 at MCAS Futenma, Okinawa, Japan; w/o 19dec80 crashed in the Northern Training area after hitting logging wire. Pilot in Command Captain Oden was killed all other crew survived
1980 CH-46F 2469 US 155301 : 13jul77
1980 CH-46F 2556 US 157657 : BV-107M, c/n 2556, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46F 157657 14Oct69; xfer HMM-261 23Oct69; xfer HMM-261, Det 1, 27Oct71; xfer HMM-261 09Nov71; xfer H&MS-26 01Aug73; xfer HMM-264 19Dec73; xfer H&MS-26 22Mar74; xfer HMM-261 30May74; further unit xfers unk; xfer HMM-265, EP-06, w/o 12Nov80.
1980 ch-47c M-004 IT MM80825 : Boeing-Vertol CH-47C, c/n B-???/D-???; to EMI as CH-47C, c/n M-004, ff?; del Esercito Italiano as CH-47C MM80825, coded E.I.803, unk; loaned Agus, unk; w/o 30Mar80 in Abu Dhabi; noted at Agusta factory Jun 80.
1980 ch-53d 65-183 US 156952 : w/o 18may80 HMH-463 /YH
1980 ch-53d 65-288 US 157162 : w/o 30may80 with HMM-263 Det 1
1980 CH-53G V65-079 DE 84+81 : HEER; 26nov80 crashed down near Wippenkausen, Germany. The crew died
1980 h-34a 58-1186 N4375S : w/o 22dec80
1980 h-34g.III 58-1458 PT-HGK : w/o 3apr80
1980 h-34g.III 58-1551 N4388S : xfer Western Helicopter as N4388S, unk; xfer Midwest Helicopter as N4388S, 09Jan74; w/o when suffered partial power loss during lifting operations, damaged/destroyed: Chicago, IL, 02Mar80.
1980 h-34g.III 58-1552 US N4389S : xfer Briles Wing & Helicopter as N4389S, 05Apr73; leased to Catalina Airlines (seen 1979); NTSB: "9Jun80: Long Beach CA. No damage. Instructor pilot simulated governor failure, then shut engine down when flame came from exhaust."; NTSB: "29Sep80: CA. No damage. No-hover landing made when one engine failed. Pieces of turbine blades found in exhaust area."; NTSB: "14Oct80: Santa Catalina CA. No damage. Attempted single-engine ferry after permit had been denied. Lost RPM, landed in ocean. Flotation gear worked OK." FAA reports status "undel tri".
1980 h-34g.III 58-1663 PK-OBM : w/o 4nov80
1980 HH-53C 65-265 US 69-5786 : I was part of the 1550th and was flying along side 5786 when the accident occurred. One fine airmen lost and another severely wounded. Thankful their wasn't more loss of life as the plane had numerous airmen aboard. I think of SSgt Ford and Msgt Washington often.
1980 HSS-2 M61-037 JP 8033 : Mitsubishi HSS-2 c/n M61-037, ff?; del JMSDF as 8033 unk; w/o 30Mar80.
1980 hss-2 61-046 US 148974 : USN; conv SH-3G; HS-1 w/o 02nov80
1980 hss-2 61-115 US 149700 : USN; conv SH-3G; VC-8 w/o 15jun80, lost rotor blade in flight crashed into Correct Harbor, Virgin Islands, 8 fatalities
1980 hss-2 61-229
US 151526 : w/o 23jul80
1980 HSS-2A M61-064 JP 8060 : Mitsubishi HSS-2A c/n M61-064, ff?; del JMSDF as 8060 unk; w/o 19Mar80.
1980 HSS-2A M61-092 JP 8083 : Mitsubishi HSS-2A c/n M61-092, ff?; del JMSDF as 8083 unk; w/o 22Nov80.


1980 hus-1 58-1809 US N94523 : 23jan76
1980 hus-1 58-524 N69CH : w/o 19jul80
1980 mi-24d B4003 DD 407 : c/n B4003 / B40 03; NVA; 26aug80 w/o
1980 oh-58a 40418 US 69-16197 : w/o crashed on a flight from Ft. Bragg, NC killing a Army friend of mine Lt. Duane Castro. Remember this like it was yesterday. I flew this aircraft the day before. Should have never happen. Very sad for our company and myself
1980 OH-6J 6329 JP 31028 : Kawasaki 369E, c/n 6329, ff?; del JGSDF as OH-6J, 31028 unk; unit xfers unk; w/o 05Nov80.
1980 RH-53D 65-359 US 158686 : USN HM-16; w/o 24apr80 during rescue attempt Operation Eagle Claw
1980 RH-53D 65-366 US 158693 : Apr80 as Dash -4 at Desert One for Operation Eagle Claw
1980 RH-53D 65-367 US 158744 : USN HM-16; w/o 24apr80 during rescue attempt Operation Eagle Claw
1980 RH-53D 65-373 US 158750 : USN; HM-16 w/o 24apr80 during rescue attempt Operation Eagle Claw
1980 RH-53D 65-376 US 158753 : Final call sign was Bluebird 2 on Iranian rescue attempt. Last crew was: Maj Dehoust (USMC), Capt McGuire (USMC), SSgt Lewis (USMC), Sgt Harold (USMC), and AT2 Husman (USN). Lost 2nd stage hydraulic system enroute to Desert 1. Helicopter was destroyed by Iranians at Desert One
1980 RH-53D 65-381 US 158758 : USN HM-16; w/o 24apr80 during rescue attempt Operation Eagle Claw
1980 RH-53D 65-384 US 158761 : USN; HM-16 w/o 24apr80 during rescue attempt Operation Eagle Claw
1980 s-62a 62-033 US N442Y : Sikorsky S-62A c/n 62-033, ff ~1963; registered Sikorsky as N442Y; del Humble Oil & Refining and Exxon Corporation, unk; operated by Rotor Aids, Inc as N442Y, unk; destroyed by fire after engine failure and forced lndg at a pumping platform near Leesville, LA, 21Feb80.
1980 sa316b 134/1080 CH V-258 : SUI w/o 27May80
1980 sa316b 2173 AT 3E-KW : Bundesheer; w/o 18sep80
1980 sa330c 1249 TN L92401 : Tunisian airforce 33sqd w/o 30mar80
1980 sa330f 1007 FR F-BINS : ex F-WRPH,F-OCNS; conv SA.330G, SA.330J; w/o 1980
1980 sa330h 1345 SN 6W-SHJ : Senegal airforce; w/o 1980
1980 sa330h 1413 ZA 158 : SAAF w/o 02aug80
1980 sa330h 1460 MW MAAW-H03 : Aerospatiale SA330H Puma, cn 1480, ff:?; del Malawi Army Air Wing as MAAW-H03, unk; w/o Mzuzu, 26apr80.
1980 sa330j 1481 MY 9M-SSC : Bristow; ex G-BFJX; w/o 16dec80
1980 ah.1 1298 UK XX390 : Gazelle AH.1 built by Westland; 3CBAS /A; w/o 10jun80
1980 ah.1 1329 UK XX401 : Gazelle AH.1 built by Westland; 3CBAS /F; w/o 15sep80
1980 ah.1 1389 UK XX434 : suffered damage to the shell when a pax left a rear seat belt hanging out of the door. I flew it to Fleetlands for repair on 26 Sep 1978, and it returned to duty 3 weeks later.
1980 ah.1 1559 UK XZ306 : w/o18 Dec 1980 nr Lisburn, NI (while with 651 Sq ?)
1980 ht.3 1791 UK ZA801 : RAF HT.3 built by Westland; CFS RAF Shawbury; w/o crashed at Chetwynd airfield during training flight
1980 sa341f 1176 FR 1176 : ALAT; w/o 10jan80
1980 se3160 1254 NL A-254 : w/o 08feb80 crashed near Bad Iburg, Germany. 4 fatalities
1980 se3160 1403 ZA 24 : SAAF, w/o 23jun80
1980 has.2 wa 840 UK XZ572 : 814Sq/270-B by Dec 1978, ditched in sea off Florida and sank 14 Jan 1980 following oil leak, while with 814 Sq.
1980 sh-3a 61-296 US 152106 : USN; conv SH-3H; HS-5 w/o 07jul80
1980 Sioux wa357 ZS-HHX : Private, w/o 1980
1980 Sioux wa365 D-HAFQ : Private w/o 13Jun80
1980 Sioux wa596 G-BHBW : Reg to Heliwork, Thruxton, Hampshire, , w/o 24jul80
1980 Sioux wa704 G-BEHP : Reg to Dollar Air Services, Coventry Airport, EGBE from 19sep78 until ,w/o 26jun80
1980 uh-12e 2046 CL H-60 : fach, w/o 26dec80
1980 uh-12e 2061 CL H-62 : fach; w/o 26jun80
1980 UH-1B 723 NO 501 : BuNo 63-8501. w/o 1980
1980 UH-1D 8146 DE 70+86 : HTG 64, w/o 11.12.80 Wermelskirchen
1980 UH-1E 6156 US 154772 : This was my air plane. QL 403. Three fatalities. Pilot error
1980 uh-1h 11264 CL H-88 : w/o 18jan80, removed from operation due to the damages
1980 uh-1h 13593 ES HU.10-62 : ET-232. w/o 18Sep80
1980 UH-1N 31414 US 158243 : w/o 25feb80
1980 UH-1N 31633 US 158548 : w/o 24nov80. cockpit at Ferguson Airport (Pensacola, Florida)
1980 UH-2A 37 US 149033 : HH-2C type as HC-7 /VH-20
1980 has.1 wa 89 UK XP156 : R.I.P:; CRADDOCK, Roger A, Lieutenant C021043W; LEWIS, Gregory J, Lieutenant, C020336P; MORRIS, Ashley J, Lieutenant, C024199J
1980 hu.5 wa485 UK XT763 : 22jul79 coded 513-PO with 772NAS
1980 hcc.8 wa267 UK XN127 : 8 May 1980 crashed at Shawbury while with 2 FTS.
    95 C/N found.


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