Boeing-Vertol CH-46A

C/N 2127

Built 1966 - Written off 1983

Helicopter Boeing-Vertol CH-46A Serial 2127 Register 152508 used by US Navy USN. Built 1966. Aircraft history and location

Aircraft History


usa US Navy

1966-02-18BV-107M, c/n 2127
ff?, del USMC 18Feb66 as CH-46A 152508
asgd Boeing FR Morton PA
asgd Boeing Morton PA 19Feb66
asgd Boeing FR Morton PA 18Jul66
xfer NATC Flight Test NAS Patuxent River 19Jul66
redesig JCH-46A 01Aug66
redesig CH-46D 05Oct66
xfer NPRO R&T Morton PA 06Nov68
xfer NATC Flight Test NAS Patuxent River 27Jan69
xfer Navy Test Pilot School USNTPS 18Mar71
xfer NATC RDT&E 01Dec74
further unit xfers unk
xfer HC-6, Det 10, HW?? unk
w/o 28Feb83 abd CV-66 USS America. HC-6
1983-02-28 A Diego Garcia Port accident w/o , crashed Indian Ocean, 18 NM northwest of Diego Garcia
II was a crew member on this flight and it was US Navy not Marine Cops. There were 4 crew members and I think seven passengers of which there was one fatality. We were making a single engine approach to the flight deck of the USS Santa Barbara (AE-28) when the second engine failed just before landing.

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