Boeing-Vertol CH-46F


This model is a version of 107M H-46 Sea Knight



c/n 2493


Year 1969 to 1983






Helicopter Boeing-Vertol CH-46F Serial 2493 Register 156423 used by US Marine Corps. Built 1969. Aircraft history



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usa 156423
US Marine Corps
BV-107M, c/n 2493, ff?
accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46F 156423 27Jan69
xfer HMM-162 06Feb69
xfer H&MS-26 09Nov72
xfer HMM-162 13Jan73
xfer HMM-261 20Sep73
further unit xfers unk
conv CH-46E unk
noted HMM-261, EM-?, unk
w/o 20Dec83.
usa 156423
US Marine Corps
LB off Lebanon accident ( 20-dec-83 )
Blade strike to ship superstructure USS Merrimack (AO-179) during unrep off coast of Beirut. Aircraft broke at the aft 410 section and post accident investigation survey, was pushed overboard and now rests on floor of Mediterranean Sea. Non-standard ops (nose of aircraft pointing towards ship stern for landing).
usa 156423
US Marine Corps
HMM-261 callsign /EM-08. Ship cited for conducting unauthorized landings to facilitate loading of cargo using forklift. ACft arrived over spot, then LSE directed acft to turn eventually resulting in aft rotor blades striking superstructure.


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