Boeing-Vertol CH-46F


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



c/n 2529


Year 1969






Helicopter Boeing-Vertol CH-46F Serial 2529 Register 156459 used by US Marine Corps. Built 1969. Aircraft history



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usa 156459
US Marine Corps
BV-107M, c/n 2529, ff?
accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46F 156459 11Jul69
xfer HMHT-302/>HMMT-302 23Jul69
xfer H&MS-30 CRAA 03Sep71
xfer H&MS-30 18Nov71
xfer HMM-262 23Mar72
further unit xfers unk
conv CH-46E unk
unit xfers unk
xfer HMM-165, YW-13, unk
made emergency landing on Lake Qadisiya, Iraq after losing power shortly after takeoff from US base at Haditha Dam on 03Dec06. Fearing that helo might roll over and sink, 14 of the 16 occupants exited just before touchdown. Four of them drowned, but the remainder were rescued. Pilot and copilot remained onboard and found helo to have enough power that it could be taxied ashore. AFM 2/2007, 5/2007.



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