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    Year 1985 accidents

    List of helicopter accidents

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    Sikorsky S-61 H-3 6
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    Sikorsky S-65 H-53 Accidents


    YearVersionC/N
    1985 ch-53d 65-231 US 157138 : 17 Marines died, 11 from HMH-462, 15 miles south of Yakushima, Japan. Main rotor gearbox failed, ceased mid-air while trying to set a/c in the water due to the mechanical failure emergency
    1985 hh-53c 65-185 US 68-10355 : MRB BIM caution light came on enroute to ship. When acft entered a hover over ship, the MRB failed and part of it separated. The ensuing severe out of balance condition caused the acft to shake itself apart and it crashed on the ship. This acft had the old aluminum spar MRBs. Back then you could continue flight with airspeed/time restrictions when a BIM light came on.
    1985 S-65C-3 65-344 IL 247 : Sikorsky S-65C-3, c/n 65-344 ff?; retained by Sikorsky for testing as N4003S; del IDF/AF as S-65C Yasur 247, Jul71; w/o 13Jun85.
        3 C/N found.


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