Boeing-Vertol CH-46F


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



c/n 2608


Year 1970 to 1981






Helicopter Boeing-Vertol CH-46F Serial 2608 Register 157709 used by US Marine Corps. Built 1970. Aircraft history





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usa 157709
US Marine Corps
BV-107M, c/n 2608, ff?
accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46F 157709 24Sep70
xfer HMMT-402 24Sep70
xfer HMT-204 01May72
xfer H&MS-26 17May73
xfer HMM-162 06Nov74
further unit xfers unk
conv CH-46E unk
unit xfers unk
xfer HMM-265, EG-??, unk
w/o 27Jul81.
usa 157709
US Marine Corps
Jul81 as EG-10/HMM-263 flipped over on the flight deck while turning and burning. Salt water was poured on it and the aircraft was not taken to Cherry Point until HMM-263 returned to CONUS in Nov81. The aircraft was written off due to corrosion
usa 157709
US Marine Corps
Greg Boyle was the Crew Chief. The Navy Director (Yellow Shirt) was knocked off the deck most likely by a disintegrated rotor blade. I don't believe his body was recovered.


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