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  • Sikorsky RH-53D


    This model is a version of S-65 H-53



    c/n 65-376


    Written off 1980




    Helicopter Sikorsky RH-53D Serial 65-376 Register 158753 used by US Navy (United States Naval Aviation). Aircraft history and location







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    1980-04-24USN
    HM-16 w/o 24apr80 during rescue attempt Operation Eagle Claw Operation Eagles Claw
    Final call sign was Bluebird 2 on Iranian rescue attempt. Last crew was: Maj Dehoust (USMC), Capt McGuire (USMC), SSgt Lewis (USMC), Sgt Harold (USMC), and AT2 Husman (USN). Lost 2nd stage hydraulic system enroute to Desert 1. Helicopter was destroyed by Iranians at Desert One



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