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Agusta AB205 1
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Bell 206 7
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Boeing-Vertol 107M H-46 Sea Knight 4
Dornier UH-1D 2
Hughes 369 / 500 / H-6 2
Kaman Seasprite 1
Kawasaki Heavy Industries 369HS 3
Kawasaki Heavy Industries kv 107-ii 1
MBB Bo105 1
Mil Mi-14 Haze 1
Mil Mi-2 Hoplite 1
Mil Mi-24 Hind 1
Mitsubishi S-61 1
Sikorsky S-58 H-34 1
Sikorsky S-61 H-3 2
Sikorsky S-62 HH-52 2
Sikorsky S-65 H-53 2
Sikorsky S-70 H-60 4
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Westland 30 1
Westland Lynx 2
Westland Scout 1
Westland Sea King 2
Westland Sioux 3
Westland Wasp 1
Westland Wessex 3

YearVersionC/N
1983 206a 102 CF-WPJ : Bell 206A cn102, ff:?; del Shirley Helicopters Canada as CF-WPJ, unk; w/o 25Oct83?; reg canx 30Nov93.
1983 206a 330 US N4797R : xfer New York Police Dept NYPD as N4797R, unk; Collided with Cessna U206G floatplane N5328X during traffic observation flight, Brooklyn, NY, 22Jul83, 2 fatalities.
1983 206a 552 US N8163J : Bell 206A cn552, ff:?; reg Bell Helicopters as N8163J, unk; del US as N8163J, unk; conv Bell 206B-3, unk; xfer Verticare, Inc as N8163J, unk; w/o when crashed in limited visibility while positioning in mountainous terrain under IFR conditions, ivo Salinas, CA, 22Mar83, 1 fatality.
1983 206a 566 CH HB-XKK : xfer Executive Heli Service / Heuberger Paul, Switzerland as HB-XKK, 30Jul79; xfer Soltermann Ueli, 09Dec80; xfer Mountain Flyers 80 Ltd, 12May81; crashed at Zermatt/VS, 18Jan83; reg canx 20May83.
1983 206b-2 1367 BR N-7029 : Marinha UH-6 type from Aug74; w/o 07oct83 HU-1
1983 212 30761 BR PT-HJN : Aeroleo, Bell serial N49690; w/o 09mar83 off Macae, RJ. 11 fatalities
1983 212 31195 US N3910Y : ERA Helicopters; w/o 13nov83 at Nuiqsut, AK; canc Nov96
1983 212 32140 PE FAP-692 : FAP d/d 1981; w/o 17jul83
1983 214B 28047 NO LN-OSR : Helikopter service from 1980; w/o 24jun83 at Gaustatoppen, Telemark
1983 30-100 005 N5830T : Airspur Helicopters at Huntington Beach, CA from Oct83; w/o 07nov83 off-airport Long Beach, California
1983 369d 0615 IL 214 : IAF, w/o oct83
1983 369d 80-0685D IL 226 : IAF 500MD Lahatoot, w/o 07nov83
1983 47g-3 6811 NZ NZ3709 : RNZAF. w/o 11nov83
1983 ab205a 4460 GR ES676 : Hellenic Army Aviation d/d 11jun79; Last AB205 delivered to Greece; w/o 18mar83 2TEAS
1983 ab206a 8132 AT 3C-JK : w/o 19jan83 at Allentsteig
1983 ab206a 8234 DE D-HAVI : Rotorflug GmbH; conv to 206B2; w/o 07feb83 at Tylaching
1983 ab47g-3b 1564 G-BGHN : M H Wills, Alchester from 15jan79; w/o 05dec83
1983 ah-1j 26077 US 160112 : hit by ground fire, AAA while supporting US Army units
1983 ah-1t 26092 US 160802 : USMC; HMM-165 w/o 27sep83
1983 ah-1t US 160812 : hit by ground fire, AAA while supporting US Army units
1983 as332L 2026
UK G-TIGD : I was one of the responders
1983 as350b 1055 UK G-BGIL : Assigned to Devon and Cornwall Police (D&CC) at Exeter Middlemoor on 20 Jul 1979 for Police trials.
1983 as350b 1293 I-REMY : Eli Alpi Srl, test serial F-WZKB; w/o 23jan83 at Cogne
1983 as350d 1460 US N141EH : ERA Helicopters from Jul82; w/o 11jul83 at Dutch Harbor, AK. No fatalities
1983 105c S-194 CL C-12 : Carabineros d/d 1976; ex D-HDEB; w/o Jan83
1983 CH-46A 2127 US 152508 : II was a crew member on this flight and it was US Navy not Marine Cops. There were 4 crew members and I think seven passengers of which there was one fatality. We were making a single engine approach to the flight deck of the USS Santa Barbara (AE-28) when the second engine failed just before landing.
1983 CH-46F 2493 US 156423 : I was crew chief on this helicopter during the accident, the winds also had a role in the accident as well
1983 CH-46F 2518 US 156448 : Had 1 boot on loading ramp and took a picture of the guys after helping load equipment onboard. My Gunny put his hand on my shoulder and pulled me from the flight at the last minute. I was already on the flight roster and seem to recall my name as amongst the deceased at the funeral service.
1983 CH-46F 2610 US 157711 : Side Number was 00 at time of loss. I crewed her before that in 81/82
1983 ch-53d 65-277 US 157151 : w/o with HMH-461
1983 ch-53d 65-278 US 157152 : w/o 28mar83 with HMH-362
1983 h-34g.III 58-1565 PH-HGO : w/o 25aug83
1983 hh-52a 62-126 US 1443 : w/o January 1983: Destroyed in a crash during hoisting. Galveston Bay (Lt Stott, Ltcdr Huertas, AE2 Morrow) Airsta Houston Texas
1983 hss-2 61-148 US 149730 : Aircraft sank in 7,000 ft (2133 m) of water in The Tongue of the Ocean, while conducting night flight operations. All four crew members were rescued
1983 HSS-2B M61-109 JP 8098 : Mitsubishi HSS-2B c/n M61-109, ff?; del JMSDF as 8098 unk; w/o 03Apr83.
1983 kv-107iia-4 4109 JP 51813 : KV-107IIA-4, c/n 4109,?ff? del?JGSDF as 51813, date?; units unknown; w/o 06Jun83.
1983 has.2 083 UK XZ249 : Perished at Predannack by May 1993.
1983 has.2 fn 078 FR 277 : 31F; w/o 29nov83 crashed Beirut, Lebanon
1983 mi-14pl A1006 PL 1006 : Polish Navy; w/o 15jun83
1983 mi-2 535438018 HU R-11 : Hungary Police d/d 1978; w/o 13aug83 near to Sopron


1983 mi-24d M340148 C1 0148 : c/n M340148 / M340 148; Czechoslovak air force w/o May 1983
1983 oh-58a 41060 US 70-15509 : US Army; w/o 20may83
1983 OH-6D 6461 JP 31160 : Kawasaki 369HM, c/n 6461, ff?; del JGSDF as OH-6D, 31160 unk; unit xfers unk; w/o 30May83.
1983 OH-6J 6371 JP 31067 : Kawasaki 369E, c/n 6371, ff?; del JGSDF as OH-6J, 31067 unk; unit xfers unk; w/o 25Jun83.
1983 OH-6J 6384 JP 31080 : Kawasaki 369E, c/n 6384, ff?; del JGSDF as OH-6J, 31080 unk; unit xfers unk; w/o 22Feb83.
1983 s61n.mk2 61-770 UK G-BEON : Sikorsky S-61N-69; British Airways Helicopters d/d 27May77; w/o 16jul83 crashed in the southern Celtic Sea, in the Atlantic Ocean, when en route from Penzance to the St Mary's, Isles of Scilly in thick fog. Only six of the 26 on board survived.
1983 s-62a 62-063 US N92868 : Oct 09, N92868 assigned to a S-51
1983 sa315b 2515 CL H-11 : fach d/d 1982; w/o 11jun83
1983 sa315b AR GN-914 : GNA. w/o 03oct83
1983 sa316b 2250 AR 0699 : pictured unknown source (most probably ARA) on an Antarctic base late 1970s
1983 sa321h 177 IQ 7402 : Iraqui airforce; w/o 01aug83
1983 sa330b 1108 FR 1108 : ALAT 3RHC w/o 25sep83
1983 sa330f 1338 AE 117 : UAEAF; w/o 1983
1983 sa330h 1336 SN 6W-SHI : Senegal airforce; w/o 21mar83
1983 ah.1 1254 UK XX376 : crashed and w/o at Hagen as 3CBAS/D, shortly after take off from Detmold due to oil pressure loss.
1983 ht.3 1244 UK XX374 : w/o 20apr83 crashed on Snowden. 2 fatalities
1983 ah.1 f.9502 UK XP901 : Serving with 656 Sq in Borneo during Feb 1965
1983 se3130 1305 BE A03 : Belgian Army c/n 1305/C136; 29mar83 w/o
1983 se3130 1596 UK XR380 : Tony, It was raining like hell and the r/t silence was deafening. You and I flew into the same site to lay the ghost about a year later. Deni D
1983 se3160 1083 FR 1083 : ALAT w/o 27Oct83
1983 has.1 wa 646 UK XV658 : Conv to HAS.5. 706Sq/596 by Sep 1982, 820Sq/016-N by Dec 1982. Ditched in sea off Portugal 3 Feb 1983 following double engine failure while with 820Sq operating from HMS Invincible.
1983 mk42 wa 738 IN IN506 : Westland Sea King Mk.42, cn WA738, ff?; del Indian Navy as IN506, unk; w/o 18Jun83.
1983 Sioux wa420 G-BGAI : Private w/o 04Jun83, CAA reg canx 23Jan84
1983 Sioux wa573/was205 G-BCYZ : Private three owners up to 08oct79, last reg to Helicrops Ltd, Banbury, Oxford w/o 06jul83
1983 Sioux wa593 UK G-BENG : GSM Helicopters Ltd at Ripon, Yorkshire; w/o 24jun83
1983 th-57a 5012 US 157366 : w/o 31mar83
1983 UH-1B 293 UY 062 : FAU d/d 1975; ex BuNo 61-0713; w/o 30oct83
1983 UH-1D 8174 71+14 : 16may17 pictured preserved at Museum Spijook, Vareler Hafen, Lower Saxony, Germany
1983 UH-1D 8351 DE D-HBZV : Preserved at Hermeskeil musuem by Jun 2006, still 2017
1983 uh-1d 9127 SV 264 : FAS Guardian 3rd batch del.1982 ex 66-16933 w/o 13Oct83
1983 uh-1h 11954 SV 265 : FAS Guardian 3rd batch del.1982 ex 69-15666 w/o 3Oct83
1983 uh-1h CO FAC239 : FAC, BuNo unk; w/o 11apr83
1983 UH-2A 73 US 149771 : 1967-68 UH-2A type asg HC-2 Det.42 /HU-22
1983 uh-60a 70-056 US 78-22993 : US Army; TF 160 w/o 26aug83 Christian County, Kentucky. 3 fatalities
1983 uh-60a 70-062 US 78-22999 : US Army; 160th SOAR w/o 04oct83 crashed in Caribbean Sea approx 2m NE Fort Sherman, Panama Canal
1983 uh-60a 70-065 US 78-23002 : US Army; 160th SOAR w/o 25oct83 Operation Urgent Fury, Grenada
1983 uh-60a 70-278 US 81-23557 : US Army; 9 AVN w/o 18oct83 crash during NVG training flight near Mount Rainier, Washington. 4 fatalities
1983 Wasp f.9733 UK XV638 : to RAF High Wycombe by Oct 1990. Scrapped 1991.
1983 has.31 wa215 AU N7-215 : Airframe preserved at Schneider Collection, Rupanyup, by Mar 2008
1983 hu.5 wa272 UK XT450 : 845Sq /(Y)V, still by Sep 1983; damaged during heavy landing in Turkey 10 Oct 1983 to NASU Yeovilton; To Predannack by May 1984, perished Predannack by Dec 1994.
1983 hu.5 wa281 UK XT459 : Nov 1970 with 847 NAS / B-S, took part in cyclone relief operations in East Pakistan
    81 C/N found.


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