Helicopter Accidents


Year 1986 accidents

List of helicopter accidents

Aerospatiale Alouette II 5
Aerospatiale Alouette III 1
Aerospatiale Gazelle 4
Aerospatiale SA330 Puma 4
Agusta A129 Mangusta 1
Agusta AB205 1
Agusta AB206 2
Agusta AB212 1
Agusta AS-61 1
Bell 206 3
Bell 209 AH-1 Cobra 1
Bell 212 7
Bell 222 2
Boeing-Vertol 107M H-46 Sea Knight 5
Boeing-Vertol 234 1
Boeing-Vertol CH-47 Chinook 1
Dornier UH-1D 2
Hiller 360 1
Hughes 369 / 500 / H-6 2
Kaman Seasprite 3
Kawasaki Heavy Industries 369HS 1
MBB Bo105 4
McDonnell Douglas md500 1
Mil Mi-2 Hoplite 2
Mitsubishi S-61 1
Piasecki Helistat 1
Sikorsky S-58 H-34 5
Sikorsky S-61 H-3 4
Sikorsky S-65 H-53 2
Sikorsky S-70 H-60 3
Sikorsky S-80 H-53E 1
Sud Aviation SE3210 Super Frelon 1
Westland Lynx 2
Westland Sea King 5
Westland Sioux 1
Westland Wasp 1
Westland Wessex 1

Boeing-Vertol 107M H-46 Sea Knight Accidents

1986 CH-46D 2197 US Marine Corps 152575 : BV-107M, c/n 2197, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR Morton PA as CH-46A 152575 30Sep66; xfer H&MS-26, 14Oct66; redesig CH-46D 15Oct66; xfer HMM-161 31Dec66; xfer HMM-264 29Jan68; xfer HMM-261 18Apr69; xfer HMM-264 08Oct69; xfer NAS North Island A&T 17May70; xfer H&MS-36 COSA 14Jul70; xfer HMM-165 22Aug70; xfer H&MS-36 11Mar71; xfer H&MS-56 COSA 23Apr71; xfer H&MS-16 CRAA 16Jul71; xfer HMM-161 06Oct71; xfer HC-6 25Nov71; further unit xfers unk; xfer US Navy HC-8 /BR-47; w/o 01Apr86
US Navy 152575 : US Navy from USMC, conv HH-46 type; w/o 01apr86 as HC-8 /BR-47, crashed onto deck of USS America (CV-66) dur VERTREP north of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. Damaged two S-3As, two EA-6Bs, and an SH-3D; hulk stored NADEP Cherry Point dump, 1986-present
US Navy 152575 : crash was during VOD (Vertical Onboard Delivery) not VERTREP (Vertical Replenishment). The helo was delivering internal cargo (Pallets of Milk) when the stubwing struck the deck edge causing the helo to roll on its starboard side
US Navy 152575 : Confirmed: Pallets of milk were weighed in kilos but crew thought it was lbs. Aircraft was over weight when attempting to land aboard the America. I personally talked to the crew following the accident as I was in their sister squadron, HC-6 and deployed to the “Med” at the same time.
1986 CH-46D 2336 US Marine Corps 153985 : BV-107M, c/n 2336, ff:?; accepted BuWepsRep FR Morton, PA as CH-46D 153985 23Aug67; xfer HMM-364, YK-?? 04Sep67; xfer HMM-262 15Jun69; xfer H&MS-16 COSA 13Feb71; xfer HMM-262 23Feb71; xfer HMM-164 15May73; xfer HMH-462 12Jan75; xfer HMM-164 22Jan75; further unit xfers unk; conv CH-46E unk; unit xfers unk; xfer HMM-264, EH-?? unk; crashed in Turkey, w/o 09Oct86.
US Marine Corps 153985 : HMM-165 (YW01) at MCAS Kaneohe Bay jan77-sep78
US Marine Corps 153985 : I was the crewchief for HMM-165 /YW-01 from Feb77 till she went to PAR North Island. She was a bit of a hanger queen( usually blades
US Marine Corps 153985 : 18sep79
US Marine Corps 153985 : 09oct86 Confirm class A mishap on the Asian side of Turkey during Ops off of the USS Guam
1986 CH-46F 2486 US Marine Corps 155317 : BV-107M, c/n 2486, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46F 155317 12Dec68; xfer HMM-162 20Dec68; xfer H&MS-26 19Feb71; xfer HMM-162 07Apr71; xfer H&MS-26 01Jun71; xfer NAS North Island A&T 12Mar72; xfer HMM-262 23Mar72; further unit xfers unk; conv CH-46E unk; unit xfers unk; xfer HMM-268, YQ-0, unk; w/o 14Feb86.
US Marine Corps 155317 : 26jan82
US Marine Corps 155317 : HMM-268, 11 MAG; It was on a routine night operation when it plunged into the sea about 10 miles southwest of Cubi Point Naval Air Station, Philippine Islands. Killed in the crash were 1st Lt. Michael Milnes of Ann Arbor, Mich., the co-pilot, and crew chief Cpl. Kenneth J. Badeaux Jr. of Baton Rouge, La. The pilot, Capt. Paul S. Desantis of Norwood, Mass., was picked up by rescuers and was hospitalized in stable condition. A 17-hour search of the area failed to locate either Milnes or Badeaux
1986 CH-46F 2558 US Marine Corps 157659 : BV-107M, c/n 2558, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46F 157659 21Oct69; xfer HMMT-302 25Oct69; xfer H&MS-30 31Mar72; xfer HMT-301 01Apr72; further unit xfers unk; conv CH-46E unk; unit xfers unk; xfer HMM-265, EP-??; w/o 13Jun86.
1986 CH-46F 2588 US Marine Corps 157689 : BV-107M, c/n 2588, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46F 157689 23Apr70; xfer HMM-264 06May70; xfer H&MS-26 15Sep71; xfer HMM-162 20Oct71; xfer H&MS-26 16Jun72; xfer HMT-204 15Jan73; further unit xfers unk; conv CH-46E unk; unit xfers unk; conv HMM-162, YS-07, unk; w/o 29Aug86.
US Marine Corps 157689 : 22 onboard. 9 died including Corporal Rory Fowler (Crew Chief) and Captain Dale Elzey (Pilot). The crash was considered a result of a SAS systems failure. The aircraft landed starboard nose down, then fell off of the deck of the USS Saipan into the North Sea off the coast of Bodo, Norway. The back half of the aircraft was recovered on the scene, although the nose of the aircraft was believed to have sank to the bottom. The Co-Pilot Lt. Mauzey and a new Crew Chief survived, both with injuries
    5 C/N found.

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