Sikorsky HSS-2 Sea King


This model is a version of S-61 H-3



c/n 61-073




Helicopter Sikorsky HSS-2 Sea King Serial 61-073 Register 148999 used by US Navy (United States Naval Aviation). Aircraft history and location



Helicopter Sikorsky HSS-2 Sea King Serial 61-073 Register 148999 used by US Navy (United States Naval Aviation). Aircraft history and location
Helicopter Sikorsky HSS-2 Sea King Serial 61-073 Register 148999 used by US Navy (United States Naval Aviation). Aircraft history and location



Helicopter Sikorsky HSS-2 Sea King Serial 61-073 Register 148999 used by US Navy (United States Naval Aviation). Aircraft history and location
By Dave Taskis






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usa US Navy

1965-06Jun65 was the actual recovery helicopter for the Gemini 4 mission as I discovered in 2008
1994-12-09USN
conv SH-3H
10dic87 with Brazilian N3013 during Topex 1-87 as HS-9 /AJ-610

1994 as HS-4 /NT-66 appear on Apollo 13 movie (the real helo 66 was 152711 ) along unknown serial NT-406
09dec94 to AMARC
08jan03 struck from navy list
2006 preserved USS Hornet museum Apollo 13 (1995)

2005-04retired to Davis-Monthan Boneyard right after flying in Apollo 13 the Motion Picture
Apr05 recovered and restored aboard the USS Hornet Museum, She resides there today for all to enjoy
2006Preserved at USS Hornet Museum
2017-09-26AUSS Hornet Museum at USS Hornet Museum, Alameda, CA, painted as HS-4 / NT66 HS-4





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