Helicopter Accidents


Year 1981 accidents

List of helicopter accidents

Aerospatiale Alouette II 3
Aerospatiale Alouette III 2
Aerospatiale Gazelle 2
Aerospatiale SA330 Puma 3
Agusta AB205 2
Agusta AB212 1
Bell 204 4
Bell 206 2
Bell 209 AH-1 Cobra 3
Bell 212 8
Boeing-Vertol 107M H-46 Sea Knight 6
Fuji UH-1H 1
Hughes 369 / 500 / H-6 2
Kawasaki Heavy Industries 369HS 1
Sikorsky S-55 H-19 1
Sikorsky S-58 H-34 1
Sikorsky S-61 H-3 7
Sikorsky S-62 HH-52 3
Sikorsky S-64 CH-54 2
Sikorsky S-65 H-53 4
Westland Sea King 3
Westland Sioux 3
Westland Wasp 1
Westland Wessex 4
Westland Whirlwind 1

Sikorsky S-62 HH-52 Accidents

1981 hh-52a 62-022 US Coast Guard 1353 : Sikorsky S-62C c/n 62-022, ff?; del USCG as HH-52A Seaguard 1353, Salem, OR, 16Jan63; xfer North Bend, OR unk; soc when engine stall resulted in one fatality, 14Nov81.
US Coast Guard 1353 : w/o at Coos Bay, OR. Aircraft capsized
US Coast Guard 1353 : I was the air crewman the night this aircraft went down.
1981 hh-52a 62-115 US Coast Guard 1427 : USCG HH-52A; w/o 22oct81.
US Coast Guard 1427 : 19jun67 entered service at CGAS Houston; 10apr70 to CGAS Kodiak
US Coast Guard 1427 : w/o 22oct81 crashed during a training flight near Bates Field (which is now Mobile Regional Airport and Aviation Training Center ATC Mobile). All four crew members on board the helicopter were killed.
US Coast Guard 1427 : rotor blades separated from head during normal flight; Names of personnel killed in the incident: LT Raymond T. Brooks LTJG Robert E. Winter AD3 Mark C. Johnson AD3 Joe A. Hinton; Air Station assigned to: AIRSTA Mobile; Location of the incident: Bates Field; Description of the incident: During a night instrument flight the crew experienced a catastrophic failure of a major flight control. There was an instantaneous breakup of the aircraft.
US Coast Guard 1427 : It was determined that a pitch change control rod broke while in flight.
1981 s-62a 62-060 Sikorsky Helicopters N92863 : Sikorsky S-62A c/n 62-060, ff ~1964; registered Sikorsky as N92863; del California Company as N92863, Mar65; w/o when fire in main rotor gearbox caused a lndg in a swamp near Venice, LA, 10Nov81; reg canx Apr86.
    3 C/N found.

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