Kaman UH-2A


This model is a version of Seasprite



c/n 63






Helicopter Kaman UH-2A Serial 63 Register 149761 used by US Navy (United States Naval Aviation). Aircraft history





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Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 63, ff?
del USN as UH2K-1, 149761 unk
redesig UH-2A in 1962
xfer HU-1, UP-26, unk
asgd Vict 1964
xfr HC-1 /YY-xx, unk
asgd USS unk, (DLG-21) unk
helo badly damage by enemy gunfire, 1 fatality, 06Jan67
HC-1, asgd USS Worden (DLG-18), unk
suffered combat damage from small arms fire, 18Jul67
redsig SH-2F unk
xfer HSL-33, TF-18, unk
recoded HSL-33, TF-15, unk
wfu & xfer AMARC as 8H0014, 20Aug92.
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UH-2A type asg HC-7
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28may/28oct 1966 UH-2A type and flown by LT LaRon Stoker USN aboard the USS Coontz (DLG-9/DDG-40) and then the USS King (DLG-10/DDG-41) performing CSAR duties in the Tonkin Gulf, off Vietnam. HC-7
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1977 SH-2F type asg HSL-33
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04jun79 asg HSL-33 Det.3 aboard USS Stein (FF-1065) for work-ups prior to WESTPAC Deployment
Disembarked to NAS North Island on completion of workups 14jun79. Conducted proficiency at North Island in prep for deployment
08aug79 embarked aboard USS Stein for WESTPAC. Conducted proficiency training enroute to Hawaiian Op Areas. Following a visit to Pearl Harbor departed via Midway Island to Atsugi Japan, arriving 01sep79
13sep79 Re-embarked and proceeded to Sea Of Okhotsk for operations until 20 Sep. thence onto the Phillipines
11oct79 Departed south via Sulu Sea and Makassar Strait to the Indian Ocean headed for Iran due to the Hostage Crisis
Conducted port visits in Western Australia (Perth), Mogadishu and Berbera in Africa to conduct port evaluations
2/9 Jan80 conducted a visit to Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean for evaluation of the lagoon there
02feb80 returned to the Philipines and turned our helo over to another detachment thus ending the deployment.


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