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



    c/n 58-395


    Year 1956 to 1971 Scr 1982




    Helicopter Sikorsky S-58C Serial 58-395 Register B13 OO-SHM used by Force Aérienne Belge (Belgian Air Force) ,Elipadana ,SABENA (Societe Anonyme Belge d Exploitation de la Navigation Aerienne). Built 1956. Aircraft history and location



    Helicopter Sikorsky S-58C Serial 58-395 Register B13 OO-SHM used by Force Aérienne Belge (Belgian Air Force) ,Elipadana ,SABENA (Societe Anonyme Belge d Exploitation de la Navigation Aerienne). Built 1956. Aircraft history and location

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    OO-SHM

    belgium SABENA

    1958 at Brussels, note the modified S-58 nose

    1956-12-27Sikorsky S-58C, c/n 58-395, ff?
    handed over to Sabena NV at the Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.plant, Bridgeport, CT, 27Dec56
    delivered to Sabena NV, Brussel, 10Jan57
    registered OO-SHM (CofR 1117) Sabena NV, Brussels, 15Jan57
    inaugural service Paris-Issy (Capt.P.Vaneberck), 03Mar57
    leased to Elipadana SpA, Milano, operated services Milano-Torino and Milano-Lugano, 29Apr60
    returned to Sabena, Brussels, 21Jul60
    transferred to the Congo for operations in Katanga (KAT44, registration was not carried on the aircraft), 27Sep60
    returned to Sabena, Brussels, Dec62
    cancelled from the Belgian Civil Register, 21Oct63
    italy Elipadana

    1960-04-29leased to Elipadana SpA, Milano, as OO-SHM, operated services Milano-Torino and Milano-Lugano, 29Apr60
    returned to Sabena, Brussels, 21Jul60

    B13

    belgium Force Aérienne Belge

    1963-10-21taken on charge Belgian Air Force, Heli Flight, Koksijde (Flight SRT - Short Range Transport) callsign B-13/OT-ZKM (tt: 4856 hrs), 21Oct63
    ferried to Sabena NV at Brussel-Zaventem for major overhaul, 10Jan64
    suffers cat.4 mishap at Koksijde, 22Jul64
    transported to Evere for storage, 24Jul64
    transported to Sabena at Brussel-Zaventem for repairs, 09Dec64
    cat.1 mishap - during take-off the left door of the motor compartment opens at 1000 feet, 15Feb66
    cat.1 mishap - tail-rotor servo feedline rupture, 11Nov66
    looses the antenna of the radio compass during flight, 28Dec66
    ferried to SABCA, Gosselies for IRAN inspection, 21May69
    xfer Helicopter Squadron, Koksijde, Apr71
    suffered cat.5 accident after the pilot lost control, the helicopter crashed in the Rudolph-Blum Strasse in Broichweiden, a suburb of Aachen (Germany). The pilot managed to avoid a few houses. Crew Cdt. Brokken (pilot), Adj. L.Degeest, 15Oct71
    wreck transferred to Royal Army Museum, Brussel (as exhibit), 23Nov72
    noted at Brussels Air Museum, 1978-1980
    swapped with B6 and transported to Evere for scrapping, 1981
    sold for scrap, 1982.
    1978AParc du Cinquantenaire Exhibit (OT-ZKM) displayed at Musee Royal de l Armee, at least -1980



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