Sikorsky CH-126 Choctaw

This model is a version of S-58 H-34

c/n 58-245

Year 1956

Helicopter Sikorsky CH-126 Choctaw Serial 58-245 Register 9635 C-FNHJ CF-NHJ N99275 used by Royal Canadian Air Force (1945-1968) Kenting Aviation St Louis Helicopter, Inc. Built 1956. Aircraft history and location


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canada 9635
Royal Canadian Air Force (1945-1968)
Sikorsky S-58A, cn 58-245
del RCAF as S-58A, 9635, 12Jan56
xfer 448 Sqn, CFB Cold Lake, 25Jan56
wfu & retired CFB Cold Lake, btwn 05Nov71-26Jan72
canada CF-NHJ
Kenting Aviation
Sikorsky S-58D
sold Kenting Aircraft as S-58E, CF-NHJ, Jun75
canada C-FNHJ
Kenting Aviation
rereg as C-FNHJ, unk
usa N99275
St Louis Helicopter, Inc
sold Inland Air as N99275, 03Mar77
NTSB: "16Oct77: Flat Rock MI. Damage - destroyed. Engine failure."
sold to St Louis Helicopter (Ernest Martinez?), "Igor II", 30Jan78
NTSB: "01Jul95: Dickson TN. Minor damage. Lost power on positioning flight while hovering. Suspected water in fuel, was confirmed. 9027 airframe hours."
Posted on eBay for sale 05Nov08.
[Note: Not to be confused with HSS-1 c/n 58-245n as listed by Len Lundh, Sikorsky H-34, An Illustrated History, pp.64-66.]

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