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Aerospatiale Alouette II 1
Aerospatiale Alouette III 1
Aerospatiale AS350 Ecureuil 4
Aerospatiale Gazelle 3
Aerospatiale SA330 Puma 2
Aerospatiale SA365 Dauphin 2 2
Agusta A109E Power 1
Agusta AB205 1
Agusta AB206 1
Agusta AB212 1
Bell 204 1
Bell 205 3
Bell 206 7
Bell 209 AH-1 Cobra 2
Bell 212 2
Bell 412 1
Bell 47 1
Boeing-Vertol 107M H-46 Sea Knight 2
Boeing-Vertol 234 1
Eurocopter AS355 Ecureuil 2 1
Eurocopter AS365 Dauphin 2 1
Eurocopter Super Puma/Cougar 2
Kawasaki Heavy Industries 369HS 1
MBB Bo105 2
McDonnell Douglas AH-64A Apache 2
McDonnell Douglas md500 1
PZL W-3 Sokol 1
Revolution Helicopter mini 500 2
Robinson R22 1
Sikorsky S-61 H-3 4
Sikorsky S-65 H-53 2
Sikorsky S-70 H-60 4
Sikorsky S-76 2
Westland Lynx 2
Westland Scout 1

YearVersionC/N
1997 206a 478 C-GVQK : xfer Northern Mountain Helicopters Inc, BC as C-GVQK, unk; w/o when helo descended into fog and struck mountainside ivo Bear Valley, British Columbia, 30Jul97
1997 206a 507 C-FAXU : xfer Canada as C-FAXU, unk; w/o when longline attached to aircraft became entangled in fuel drums during takeoff and aircraft crashed to ground, Whitecourt, Alberta, 20Apr97, no inujuries.
1997 206a 672 HK-4098X : Taca Ltd Colombia, w/o 18feb97 impact terrain at Guaymaral-Suba, Cundinamarca. 2 serious injured
1997 206b-2 779 G-OBTW : BTW Allen May96-Jul97; w/o 16mar97 at Gravesend near Albury, Hertfordshire
1997 206b-3 3345 US N42SS : Sundance Helicopters from Aug94; w/o 24feb97 at Mountain Spring, NV
1997 206l-1 45445 US N57334 : w/o 08apr97 ditch into sea near Ship Shoals, LA; canc Jan99
1997 206l-1 45525 C-GGHA : Skylink Aviation at Mississauga, ON from Nov95; w/o 01nov97 at Mavrovo Lake, Macedonia. 4 fatalities
1997 212 30995 MX XC-JBO : Estado Nuevo Leon; w/o 30mar97 crash at Monterrey. 1 fatality
1997 212 35027 LK CH561 : Sri Lanka Air Force; ex Thai 35027; ex C-GAJN; w/o 25nov97
1997 234LR MJ-001 CA C-FHFH : w/o 30oct97 destroyed during logging accident
1997 412hp 36039 MX XC-PFI : Policia Federal Mexico from 1994, w/o 15aug97
1997 47 2904 UY A-056 : Aviacion Naval d/d 1995; w/o 24oct97
1997 a109e 11004 MY 9M-DRB : w/o 3mar97 near Kuala Lipis,Pahang. 3 fatalities.
1997 ab205a-1 4130 IT MM80533 : Esercito E.I.281. EM-2 type. united nations ITALAIR UNIFIL as UN-281. w/o 06aug97 near At-Tiri and Rshaf, Lebanon
1997 ab206b-2 8339 G-BAKS : w/o 14nov97 crashed in fog, Cocking Hill, near Chichester, West Sussex. 1 fatality.
1997 ab212 5601 AT 5D-HE : w/o 1oct97. salvage parts used for 5D-HZ in 2001
1997 ah-1w 26254 US 163929 : USMC in 1994 /TV-22 HMLA-167; w/o 23may97
1997 ah-1w 26342 US 165318 : Dash 2 during night recovery to LPD during marginal weather. Dash 1/ship lost contact with dash 2 as they attempted to remain in formation; acft impacted water in ONSLOW OPAREA, less than 5 miles off Camp Lejeune
1997 ah-64a PV529 US 88-0199 : US Army. Crashed in Germany 3 Dec 1997, wreck recovered to Hanau AAF base.
1997 ah-64a PV749 US 90-0422 : 7/6th Cav. w/o 4nov97 inflight fire during at San Saba Texas. 2 fatalities
1997 as332l1 2344 NO LN-OPG : Helikopter Service; w/o 08sep97 crash at sea 100nm WNW Bronnoysund, Norway. 12 fatalities
1997 as332l2 2455 TH H9-3/39 : RTAF; w/o 19sep97, 14 killed, 7 injured
1997 as350b 1744 AU A22-004 : RAAF d/d 13apr84. w/o 1997
1997 as350d 1141 ZS-RGF : Helibip; w/o 03jul97 at Kasane, Namibia, 1 fatality
1997 as350d 1288 N61TV : Sterling Corp at Philadelphia, PA from Aug86, AS350B type; w/o 28jul97 at Philadelphia, PA
1997 as355n 5597 AT OE-BXG : Polizei w/o 14mar97 crash near Mistelbach, 4 fatalities
1997 as365n2 6421 JA6681 : Toyota Motor Corp, op by Nihon Flying Service; w/o 24jan97 hit trees in poor weather at Okazaki, Toyokawa. 8 fatalities
1997 105cbs-2 S-736 ZA ZS-HRF : South African Police Service (SAPS); w/o 31may97 hit power lines while chasing a stolen car at Heidelberg highway, Gauteng
1997 CH-46F 2593 US 157694 : w/o 10may97 Struck an antenna on takeoff from US Navy ship
1997 ch-53a 65-119 IL 903 : ex 403
1997 hb350b 1664 BR N-7056 : Marinha UH-12 type d/d 1983; asg HU-1 w/o 20nov97 near Plataforma Vermelho Um (Bacia de Campos)
1997 hh-60h 70-2288 US 165255 : USN; w/o 13mar97 HS-3 /AJ-615 ditch off North Carolina. 4 fatalities
1997 hh-65 6223 US 6549 : USCG HH-65A; CGAS Humboldt Bay; w/o 08jun97 of the coast of North California


1997 has.2 200 UK XZ728 : 30Dec10 noted as Gate Guard RNAS Yeovilton painted as AW-326 of 815Squadron HMS Arrow
1997 mk80 170 DK S-170 : RDN; w/o 14jun97 during airshow at Goraszka, Poland; rebuilt as c/n 410 Super Lynx mk90b
1997 md500e 0212E SV 40 : FAS; w/o 21mar97
1997 mini 500 087 N800GL : w/o 13Sep97
1997 mini 500 203 N727EB : w/o 19Dec97
1997 nbo105cb N106/S-704 ID P-4016 : Indonesia Police; w/o 08oct97
1997 OH-6D 6512 JP 31206 : Kawasaki 369HM, c/n 6512, ff?; del JGSDF as OH-6D, 31206 unk; unit xfers unk; w/o 21Aug97.
1997 beta 0752 UK G-BOEY : Bristow helicopters w/o 16Jan97
1997 s-61a-4 61-794 MY M23-27 : w/o 18mar97 near Sipitang, Sabah. 5 fatalities. Mid-air collision with RMAF M23-30.
1997 s-61a-4 61-797 MY M23-30 : w/o 18mar97 near Sipitang, Sabah. 6 fatalities. Mid-air collision with RMAF M23-27.
1997 S-61N 61-748 CA C-GBRF : Coulson Aircrane Ltd from Jun94; w/o 19apr97 during heli-logging ops, pilots lost cyclic control and crashed ivo Stave Lake, BC; canc 1997
1997 S-61N 61-810 BR PT-YAF : Aeróleo Táxi Aéreo; w/o 24Jun97 after take off at Macaé, RJ
1997 S-65C-3 65-350 IL 357 : Sikorsky S-65C-3, c/n 65-350 ff?; retained by Sikorsky for testing as N4025S; del IDF/AF as S-65C Yasur 357, Nov72; w/o 04Feb97, suffered mid-air collision with CH-53A 2000 #903 in darkness at the remote Shear Yeshuv kibbutz in the Galilee panhandle, 3 crew + 34 pax killed.
1997 s-70a-28 70-1898 TR J-1898 : Jandarma, type to be conf; w/o 14sep97
1997 s-76b 760340 NL PH-KHB : KLM ex N61QP w/o 20Dec97 in North sea
1997 s-76b 760452 TH 2310 : Royal Thai Navy, 203 sqd; w/o unk
1997 sa315b 2519 CL H-15 : fach d/d 1982; w/o Jun97
1997 sa316b 2373 9N-PWH : rtn C-FPWH
1997 sa330e 1170 UK XW225 : w/o 15feb97 crashed near the village Urspring, Bavaria, Germany
1997 sa330j 1608 CH HB-XVI : Heli-TV d/d 20jan1990; 18jul90 crash at Cavigliano due rear rotor fail; repaired; 02jul92 injured person on ground at Locarno ; w/o 05sep97 at Val di Trodo, rear gear box failure, 2 fatalities
1997 ah.1 1525 UK XZ300 : AAC Gazelle AH.1 built by Westland; 1986 664Sqn; w/o 14feb97 during training at Middle Wallop ; used as i/a at Bramley Camp
1997 ah.1 1609 XZ318 : to Warped Paint Ball Park, near Cosford Jan 2008; still there by Sep 2015
1997 sa341g 1308 F-GHGU : w/o 01oct97 at Clermont-Ferrand, France
1997 sa365n 6212 IN VT-ELC : Pawan Hans (PHE), test serial F-WYMJ; w/o 25may97 ditched into sea near Sagar Jyoti Rig, off Mumbai. 2 fatalities
1997 ah.1 f.9475 ZK-HQU : ZK-HQU
1997 sh-60b 70-1939 US 164856 : USN; HQ-475/HSL-46 w/o 08jan97
1997 sh-60b US 163598 : Red Stinger 110 with Det 5. Four souls survive loss of tail rotor authority upon takeoff of USS Rentz (FFG-46) off coast of Kuwait.
1997 UH-1B 1021 AU A2-1021 : RAAF d/d 1964; BuNo 63-13589; to civ as N888SJ; w/o 06oct97 at Herron California while spraying fields
1997 uh-1h 13709 US 74-22385 : The aircraft was totally destroyed. All nine souls on board survived. Crew Chief was in the hospital for a month and later medically discharged
1997 uh-1h 14001 ES HU.10-81 : ET-251; FMS BuNo 78-23184; w/o 4jun97
1997 uh-1h 9521 CL H-80 : fach d/d 1978; BuNo 67-17323; w/o 19-20oct97
1997 UH-46A 2052 US 151902 : BV-107M, c/n 2052, ff?; del USN 30Jan65 as UH-46A 151902; xfer NAS Memphis unk; admin SOC 27Sep71; xfer NARF unk; conv HH-46D unk; xfer HC-5, Det 3, RB-16, unk; w/o 19Apr97.
1997 w-3rm 390512 PL 0512 : Polish Navy; w/o 12mar97
    66 C/N found.


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