Helicopter Accidents


Year 1984 accidents

List of helicopter accidents

Aerospatiale Alouette II 2
Aerospatiale Alouette III 4
Aerospatiale AS350 Ecureuil 1
Aerospatiale Gazelle 1
Aerospatiale SA330 Puma 1
Agusta A109 Hirundo 1
Agusta ab212 1
Agusta ab47 3
Agusta AS-61 1
Bell 204 1
Bell 205 4
Bell 206 8
Bell 209 ah-1 cobra 1
Bell 212 3
Bell 214 1
Bell 47 2
Boeing-Vertol 107M H-46 Sea Knight 2
Boeing-Vertol CH-47 Chinook 1
Breda Nardi NH500 1
Dornier UH-1D 1
Elicotteri Meridionali CH-47C Chinook 2
Hiller 360 1
Hughes 369 / 500 / H-6 2
Kaman seasprite 4
MBB bo105 2
Mil Mi-14 Haze 1
Mil Mi-24 Hind 1
Sikorsky S-61 H-3 1
Sikorsky S-62 HH-52 2
Sikorsky S-65 H-53 4
Sikorsky S-70 H-60 1
Sikorsky S-80 H-53E 2
Sud Aviation se3210 super frelon 1
Westland Lynx 2
Westland wasp 1
Westland wessex 1

1984 206a 25 Government of Canada CF-CGL : Bell 206B, cn25, ff:?; xfer Transport Canada as CF-CGL, unk; conv Bell 206B JetRanger II, unk
Government of Canada C-FCGL : rereg Transport Canada as C-FCGL, unk; heavily damaged [w/o] when flew into frozen lake surface during reduced visibility 6 mi E of Winnipegosis, MB, 30Nov84.
1984 206a 423 Bell Helicopter N1495W : Bell 206A, cn423, ff:?; reg Bell Helicopters as N1495W, unk; del US as N1495W, unk
ZK-HVH : xfer New Zealand as ZK-HVH, unk; w/o 17Oct84
1984 206a 439 Bell Helicopter N2228W : Bell 206A cn439, ff:?; reg Bell Helicopters as N2228W, unk
Evergreen Helicopters N2228W : del Evergreen Helicopters as N2228W, unk; conv Bell 206B-2, unk; w/o, 26Mar84, reg canx 16Apr01.
1984 206a 472 Bell Helicopter N2246W : Bell 206A cn472, ff:?; reg Bell Helicopters as N2246W, 1969; del US as N2246W, unk; conv Bell 206B-2, un; xfer Sinton Crop Dusting as N2246W, unk; w/o enroute ivo Paso Robles, CA 20Sep84.
1984 206b-3 2732 N27598 : to N51DC
State of Nevada N51DC : Sundance Helicopter from Apr81 w/o 27jan84 at Stuart, FL. 1 fatality
1984 206l 45088 Bell Helicopter N16782 : Bell May77
Helicopter Service Wasserthal GmbH D-HIBY : Helicopter-Service Wasserthal; 1980s seen on Patrick Pacard episode 6 ZDF-Weihnachtsserie (Christmas Series)
Helicopter Service Wasserthal GmbH D-HIBY : w/o 23may84 hit water in fog 28nm NW of Helgoland, North Sea. 5 on board rescued
1984 212 30864 Maersk Air OY-HMC : Maersk Air from 1978; w/o 02jan84 ditched North Sea. 3 fatalities; canc 1989
Maersk Air OY-HMC : My recall of the events:
1984 212 32142 Bristow G-BJJR : Bristow from Nov81; w/o 20nov84 crashed into the North Sea 50 miles N of the Humber Estuary whilst approaching the rig Cecile Provine. 2 fatalities; Jan87 canc
1984 214ST 28126 Fuerza Aerea del Peru FAP-641 : FAP d/d 1983; w/o 09dec84
1984 369d 89-0468 Heil Ha'Avir 201 : IAF, w/o 11dec84
1984 369hm 59-0048M Fuerza Aerea Argentina H-29 : FAA d/d 1969; w/o 17feb84 Castelar, Buenos Aires; preserved as H-33 at NCO School Cordoba
1984 47h 1538 SABENA OO-SHW : Bell 47H-1; 1958 pictured at Brussels with Sikorsky S-58 OO-SHO
G-AZYB : Twyford Moors Helicopters Jul72-Feb73; George Watt Feb73-Apr85; w/o 21apr84 at St Mary Bourne, New Andover
G-AZYB : 24jul93 picture at International Helicopter Museum (IHM), Weston-Super-Mare
OO-SHW : Preserved at International Helicopter Museum (IHM), Weston-Super-Mare in Belgian Antarctic Expedition colours
1984 A109a 7192 Carabinieri MM81107 : CC-89. w/o 13mar84 near Val Chisone
1984 ab212asw 5109 Marina Militare Italiana MM80941 : Marina 7-09. w/o 20jul84
1984 ab47g-3b 1555 Army Air Corps XT143 : AAC Sioux AH.1 Sold 11oct77 to G-BFEJ
G-BFEJ : Reg with Trent Helicopters Ltd, Luton - EGGW until 01may81
G-BFEJ : Change of owner 05jun81 to Copley Farms Ltd, Brabaham, Cambs until w/o 18aug84 canx by CAA 31dec84 with 5443 hrs
1984 ab47g-3b 1597 Vigili del Fuoco I-VFEN : Vigili del Fuoco; w/o 1984; preserved museo VVF Mantova
1984 ab47j-3 2041 Vigili del Fuoco I-VFEI : Vigili del Fuoco; w/o 18jun84 at Pescara; Preserved at Loreto Air park di Porto Recanati Aug91-96
1984 ah-1j 26030 US Marine Corps 157786 : HMA-773 /MP-417 noted aboard USS Guadalcanal at HMNB Portsmouth between 30 Sep-6 Oct 1982
US Marine Corps 157786 : USMC; w/o 11mar84
1984 as-61r 6214 Aeronautica Militare Italiana MM80987 : HH-3F AMI 15-16. w/o 19aug84
1984 as350 1561 Malawi Army Air Wing MAAW-H05 : Aerospatiale AS350 Ecureuil, cn 1561, ff:?; del Malawi Army Air Wing as MAAW-H05, unk; w/o 17dec84.
1984 105cbs S-370 Gobierno de Buenos Aires LQ-MMW : BsAs Province d/d 14dec78, Bo105cbs type, test serial D-HDLF; w/o 15mar84 near Hudson, Berazategui
1984 105s S-179 Police Mobile Unit PMU-4 : MBB Bo-105S, cn S.179, ff:?; del Germany as D-HDFQ, unk; xfer Lesotho Police Mobile Unit as PMU-4, 04oct79; sold Germany as D-HAAA, may84; w/o 28sep84.
1984 ch-136 44068 Canadian Armed Forces 136268 : BuNo 71-20933. 408 sqd w/o 16nov84
1984 CH-46A 2116 US Marine Corps 152499 : BV-107M, c/n 2116, ff?; del USMC 07Jan66 as CH-46A 152499; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-265 18Jan66; xfer H&MS-16 03Jun66; xfer HAMRON 16 COSA 02Dec66; xfer HMM-164 06Mar67; xfer HAMRON 16 COSA 30Mar67; xfer HMM-164 17Jul67; xfer HMM-265 25Sep68; xfer HMM-165 COSA 10Oct69; xfer H&MS-36 COSA 01Dec69; xfer H&MS-36 07Mar70; xfer NAS North Island A&T 17Sep70; xfer MARTD Los Alamitos 20Nov70; xfer MARTD El Toro 01Mar71; stor MASDC as 1J0000 30Nov71; xfer NARF Cherry Point 28Feb74; redesig HH-46A 31May74; xfer NAS Meridian 01Oct74; further unit xfers unk; xfer HC-5, Det 2, RB00; w/o 01Nov84 ivo Agana, Guam.
1984 CH-46A 2164 US Marine Corps 152542 : BV-107M, c/n 2164, ff?; del USMC 16Jun66 as CH-46A 152542; asgd Boeing FR Morton PA; xfer HMM-165 22Jun66; xfer HMM-164 08Jan68; xfer LPH-11 USS New Orleans 26Dec69
US Navy 152542 : xfer HC-3 28Dec70; xfer MARTD Norfolk, HMM-774, 18Feb71; xfer NARF Norfolk 12Oct72; xfer Boeing Vertol Morton PA 12Feb73; redesig HH-46A 25Sep73; xfer NAS Pensacola 13Oct73; xfer HCT-16, BF402, 01Nov74; w/o 12Jul84
1984 ch-47c b-823 Boeing Helicopters N37021 : Boeing Vertol 1980, to ZA676
Royal Air Force ZA676 : RAF Chinook HC1; 1983 as 7Sqn /EU; 1996 dump at Manston; to 9230M
Royal Air Force ZA676 : w/o 14Nov84 after striking the ground and rolling over after takeoff during simulated failure of No 2 engine near Micheldever, Hampshire; 08Jun85 noted RNAY Fleetlands being assessed for repair / spares recovery; 16Sep93 still at RNAY Fleetlands stored derelict; 22Apr95 noted RAF Odiham in use as Battle Damage Trainer as 9230M; 16Aug96 noted RAF Manston in use at the fire school and since destroyed
1984 ch-47c S-005 al-Quwwat al-Jaoiyah al-Malakiyah al-Maghribiyah CNA-LE : RMAF; w/o 05mar84
1984 ch-47c V-006 Elliniki Aeroporia Stratou 006 : Air Force E.M. CH-47C 006 d/d 1982; w/o 25may84
1984 ch-53d 65-225 US Marine Corps 157132 : USMC CH-53D
US Marine Corps 157132 : Apr75 visible in photos of the evacuation of Saigon
US Marine Corps 157132 : w/o 24mar84 in South Korea, HMH-361 /YN-666, 29 US and South Korean Marines perished
US Marine Corps 157132 : One of the Best Aircrews in the Corps, Lost in Bad Weather using NVG's
1984 ch-53e 65-425 US Marine Corps 161253 : USMC; w/o 18nov84 HMH-464 /EN-21 at Camp Lejune, NC. 6 fatalities
1984 ch-53e 65-477 US Marine Corps 162000 : USMC CH-53E
US Marine Corps 162000 : w/o 01jun84 HMH-465 /YJ-05
1984 HH-1K 6315 US Navy 157191 : HAL-5 w/o 08jul84 Brown Field, Californa. repaired?
1984 hh-52a 62-067 US Coast Guard 1386 : USCG HH-52A
US Coast Guard 1386 : Entered service CGAS Miami 10apr64; xfer CGAS San Diego 01may65; CGAS San Francisco 15may69; ATC Mobile 10feb72
US Coast Guard 1386 : 1966 appears on movie Flipper Joins the Navy in Miami, FL
US Coast Guard 1386 : w/o 27oct84
1984 hh-52a 62-093 US Coast Guard 1408 : Sikorsky S-62C c/n 62-093, ff?; del USCG as HH-52A Seaguard 1408 unk; w/o 24Oct84.
US Coast Guard 1408 : Stator vane actuator sheared. No casualties. Salvaged by navy
US Coast Guard 1408 : 14jan69 participated in evac of wounded off USS Enterprise after the fire off Oahu Hawaii
US Coast Guard 1408 : 1975 featured just in the starting shots of Satan's Triangle (1975) movie alongside HH-52 1442
Silāḥ al-Jaww as-Sulṭāniy ‘Umān 1408 : 1977 seen in movie Airport '77

1984 HH-53C 65-385 US Air Force 73-1647 : Sikorsky S-65C c/n 65-385, ff?; del USAF as HH-53C, 73-1647, unk; xfer 67 ARRS, RAF Woodbridge, 1974; crashed into a ridge line during heavy rain at night near Clark AB, Philippines, on 17Oct84, no survivors.
US Air Force 73-1647 : USAF; conv HH-53H; 1st SOW w/o 17oct84 near Clark AFB, Philippines
1984 HH-53C 65-388 US Air Force 73-1650 : Sikorsky S-65C c/n 65-388, ff?; del USAF as HH-53C, 73-1650, unk; conv to MH-53M, unk.
US Air Force 73-1650 : USAF; conv HH-53H; 20th SOS w/o 14nov84 near Pope AFB North Carolina, tail rotor separated from aircraft in flight
US Air Force 73-1650 : Acft completed the low-level and was climbing to the AR track. The acft behind advsd they had pieces coming off around the TR. Suddenly the entire TR and gear box separated from the pylon. Crew shut the engines down and autorotated into a field. Acft landed hard and was not repairable BUT everybody walked away from the wreck. Cause of the mishap was failure of the TGB pylon mount lugs due to corrosion.
1984 mk21 018 Força Aeronaval da Marinha do Brasil N-3020 : SAH-11. push to sea by giant wave 25sep84 during Fraterno 84 maneuvers. no fatalities
1984 ah1 254 Army Air Corps XZ681 : AAC; w/o 04jan84 Falklands
1984 mi-14pl B4007 volksmarine 638 : NVA-VM; 15aug84 w/o
1984 mi-24d B4070 landstreitkrafte 415 : NVA; 26oct84 w/o
1984 NH500MD 124 Guardia di Finanza MM81141 : GdiF-121. w/o 21aug84 at largo di Cagliari
1984 oh-13h 2096 Elliniki Aeroporia Stratou ES725 : Hellenic Army; BuNo 57-1858 second hand; 29nov71 ff
Ejercito del Aire HE.7A-36 : H-13H-BF; ex ES725; w/o 06jul84
1984 oh-58a 41082 US Army Aviation 70-15531 : US Army
US Army Aviation 70-15531 : w/o 20jan84, crash
1984 S-65C-3 65-353 Heil Ha'Avir 964 : reserialled 964 unk; collision with a mountain while trying to land near Maale Adumin (one killed), 27Aug84.
Heil Ha'Avir 364 : Sikorsky S-65C-3, c/n 65-353 ff?; retained by Sikorsky for testing as N4028S; del IDF/AF as S-65C Yasur 364, Feb73?; reserialled 964 unk; collision with a mountain while trying to land near Maale Adumin (one killed), 27Aug84.
1984 sa316b 2065 Österreichische Luftstreitkräfte 3E-KQ : Bundesheer; w/o 25dec84
1984 sa319b 2097 Armée de l'Air 2097 : AdlA; Jun78 pictured as 67-ID at Epinoy; w/o 06feb84 EH3/67
1984 sa321h 197 Al Quwwa al Jawwiya al Iraqiya 2022 : Iraqui airforce; w/o 1984
1984 sa330c 1016 Suid-Afrikaanse Lugmag 121 : SAAF. ex F-WMHB. w/o 14aug84
1984 ah.1 1812 Army Air Corps ZA770 : AAC Gazelle AH.1 built by Westland; 22jun84 w/o
Army Air Corps ZA770 : possibly the one that crashed in BATUS Suffield Canada?
1984 se3130 1422 Aviation Légère de la Force Terrestre A06 : Belgian Army c/n 1422/C195; 12oct84 w/o
1984 se3130 1533 Heeresflieger 75+97 : PP-139; PB-208; HFB2; HFS2; w/o 25.04.1984 Bergisch-Gladbach
1984 se3160 1406 Koninklijke Luchtmacht A-406 : KLU; 1982 Grasshoppers; w/o 20mar84 mid air collision with A-543
1984 se3160 1543 Koninklijke Luchtmacht A-543 : KLU assembled by Lichtwerk Hoogeveen
Koninklijke Luchtmacht A-543 : w/o 20mar84 mid air collision with 1406 during training for the Grasshopper demo team. Beyond economic repair. No fatalities
1984 sh-3a 61-327 US Navy 152132 : USN; conv SH-3H; HS-19 w/o 12dec84
1984 uh-12e 2273 Fleet Air Arm XS172 : RN Hiller HT.2; 1976 To G-BDRY
Fleet Air Arm XT172 : FAA on static display Farnborough Airshow 1968
G-BDRY : from 1976, ex XS172; w/o 1984
1984 UH-1D 8301 Heeresflieger 71+81 : w/o 30.01.1984 Soltau (2NM NE)
1984 uh-1h 11176 Fuerza Aerea de Chile H-86 : fach d/d 1968; BuNo 68-16517; w/o 03oct84
1984 uh-1h 11979 US Army Aviation 69-15691 : US Army cnvt. to UH-1H toward FAS 248
Fuerza Aerea Salvadoreña 248 : FAS Guardian 1st batch del.1981 ex 69-15691 w/o 4Jan84
1984 uh-1h Fuerza Aerea Colombiana FAC238 : FAC, BuNo unk; w/o 04jun84
1984 uh-1h Fuerza Aerea Hondureña FAH-946 : FAH, w/o 1984?
1984 UH-1N 31050 US Air Force 69-6644 : USAF; 1976-1985 asg 20th SOS at Hulbert Field
US Air Force 69-6644 : From May83 20th SOS in Operation BAT against illegal drug smuggling on Bahamas; Jun83 pictured during open-water training exercise; w/o Jan84 due fuel imbalance, 3 fatalities; 2003 last seen on bottom of the ocean during Space Shuttle Columbia recovery efforts.
US Air Force 69-6644 : There was 3 Air Force, 1 DEA and 1 Bahamian Police officer fatalities for a total of 5 souls lost in the crash
US Air Force 69-6644 : w/o 09jan84
1984 UH-2A 46 US Navy 149744 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 46, ff?; del USN as UH2K-1, 149744, 1962; redesig SH-2F unk; xfer HSL-32, HV-141, 1981; crashed on USS Voge off Jacksonville, FL, 17Aug84.
US Navy 149744 : 1964-65 UH-2A type asg HU-1 Det.L on CVA-19 USS Hancock
US Navy 149744 : 1967-68 UH-2A type asg HC-1 Det.G
US Navy 149744 : UH-2A type as HC-7 /VH-7
US Navy 149744 : 1968-69 UH-2C type asg HC-1 Det.63
US Navy 149744 : 1970 UH-2C type asg HC-1 Det.3 /NF-004 on CVA-31 USS Bon Homme Richard
US Navy 149744 : Jun/Dec 1982 as HSL-32 Det4 deployed on USS Aylwin (FF-1081) in the Mediterranean Sea
US Navy 149744 : w/o 17aug84, crash at sea detatched to the USS Voge (FF-1047) from HSL-32 Det4, co-pilot lost at sea
1984 UH-2A 71 US Navy 149769 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 71, ff?; del USN as UH2K-1, 149769 unk; redesig UH-2A in 1962; un it xfers unk; rdesig SH-2F unk; xfer HSL-36, HY-331, unk; lost power and rolled over on landing at NAS Oceana, VA, 10Aug84; dumped NAS Oceana, VA, 1984.
US Navy 149769 : 1964-65 as UH-2A type HC-1 Det.F /UP-30 on CVA-64 USS Constellation
US Navy 149769 : 1965-66 as HC-1 Det.M /UP-4 CVAN-65 USS Enterprise
US Navy 149769 : Jul71 to spring of 1974 asg NAF Naples, Italy. My last fight in this a/c was on 14feb74
US Navy 149769 : Sep82 pictured as HSL-34 /HX-234 during Unitas XXI
1984 UH-2B 116 US Navy 150166 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 116, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U 150166 unk; redesig UH-2B in 1962; xfer MCAS SO&ES Cherry Point, 06Jan64; xfer MCAS Beaufort, 17Aug65; xfer USN 07Jul67; conv SH-2F unk; asgd HSL-32 Det 7 when ditched following engine failure while operating from USS Truett (FF-1095) 11Apr84.
US Marine Corps 150166 : redesig UH-2B in 1962; xfer MCAS SO&ES Cherry Point, 06Jan64; xfer MCAS Beaufort, 17Aug65;
US Navy 150166 : 1969 UH-2B type asg HC-2 Det.38 /HU-05
1984 UH-2B 137 US Navy 151300 : 1971 UH-2C type asg HC-1 Det.5 on CVA-34 USS Oriskany
US Navy 151300 : conv SH-2F. HSL-30 det.A HT-044 w/o 30jul84
1984 uh-60a 70-575 US Army Aviation 82-23752 : US Army; w/o 20sep84 421st MedCo hit wires at Aalen, West Germany
US Army Aviation 82-23752 : resbuilt as UH-60M 04-27001
1984 wasp f.9676 Fleet Air Arm XT794 : d/d 5 Oct 1967; 829 Sq Ashanti Flt/427-AS by Dec 1969, still May 1972, still May 1973, still Aug 1974, until Sep 1975
Fleet Air Arm XT794 : 829 Sq short term assignment as Aurora Flt/422 by late May / early Jun 1976; 829 Sq HQ Flt by mid Jun 1976; 829 Sq short term assignment as Eskimo Flt / 453 by Nov 1976 until corrosion discovered same month. To Fleetlands until c Oct 1977.
Fleet Air Arm XT794 : 22jul79 noted at Portland 829Sqn coded 325 Herald Flt
Fleet Air Arm XT794 : 829 Sq/325 by Dec 1980, 829 Sq Herald Flt/325 by Mar 1982, still July 1982, w/o 13 Apr 1984 with 829 Sq /325, ditched in sea following power loss, Ascension Island.
1984 hu.5 wa489 Fleet Air Arm XT767 : Westland Wessex HU.5 del Royal Navy 04feb67; w/o 03dec84 hit Portland harbour wall and crashed into sea, pilot killed
Fleet Air Arm XT767 : 02feb80 pictured coded LS/811 of 781Squadron SAR Flight at RNAS Lee-on-Solent
Fleet Air Arm XT767 : about 1976 noted RNAS Yeovilton coded OD/VR 846Sqd, RFA Olmedia Flight; 31Jan79 noted RNAS Lee-on-Solent coded LS/811 of 781Squadron SAR Flight; 28Feb82 noted RNAS Portland coded PO/624 of 772Squadron; w/o 03dec84 Portland harbour wall, sadly killing the Captain of RNAS Portland
Fleet Air Arm XT767 : 772 NAS / 624-PO displayed at Portsmouth Navy Days 1984
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