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

Westland Sea King Accidents

1981 has.5 wa 875 Fleet Air Arm XZ915 : Ex XV915, f/f 07feb79, d/d 30mar79, w/o 06mar81
Fleet Air Arm XZ915 : 07Jun80 noted RNAS Lee-on-Solent coded 015.N of 820 squadron HMS Invincible; Crashed 06Mar81 after hitting XZ917 off of Lee-on-Solent in fog and ditching
Fleet Air Arm XZ915 : w/o 06mar81 collided with Sea King XZ917 during approach HMS Invincible in fog, ditched 5m S of Catherine Point, Isle of Wight. 5 fatalities
Fleet Air Arm XZ915 : wreck of main fuselage at Arbroath dump/015-N by 1983
Fleet Air Arm XZ915 : noted at RNAS Culdrose Airday 25jul79 uncoded with 706NAS
1981 has.5 wa 877 Fleet Air Arm XZ917 : Ex XV917, f/f 01/03/1979, d/d 05/04/1979, w/o 06/03/1981.
Fleet Air Arm XZ917 : 06Mar81 coded N.016 of 820Squadron, HMS Invincible collided with XZ915 whilst flying in fog. Ditched off of Lee-on-Solent; 11Mar81 wreck recovered to RNAS Lee-on-Solent
Fleet Air Arm XZ917 : noted at RNAS Culdrose Airday 25jul79 uncoded with 706NAS
1981 mk42 wa 735 Bharatiya Nau Sena IN503 : Westland Sea King Mk.42, cn WA735, ff?; del Indian Navy as IN503, unk; w/o 01feb81.
Bharatiya Nau Sena IN503 : ditched at sea
    3 C/N found.

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