Sikorsky CH-3E


This model is a version of S-61 H-3



c/n 61-656




Helicopter Sikorsky CH-3E Serial 61-656 Register N861DR 69-5812 used by Siller Brothers Inc US Air Force. Aircraft history and location



Helicopter Sikorsky CH-3E Serial 61-656 Register N861DR 69-5812 used by Siller Brothers Inc US Air Force. Aircraft history and location


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69-5812

usa US Air Force

1987APAED69-5812 "Christine" was part of the 5040th when it initially entered service in 1969. It was retired in 1991 and during its flight to AMARC experienced an engine failure. Engine was changed in Ft St. Johns Canada. The refuel boom was painted with The aircraft sustained damage during a "hard landing" on Matanuska Glacier during a training mission. We rebuilt her and she then taxied into a hanger clipping the rotors. We rebuilt her again and then christened her Christine. Just like the movie, you couldn't kill her. John Fennell, 616th CAMS, Elmendorf AFB to 1992 AMARG
1991-04-01
Sikorsky HH-3E Jolly Green Giant USAF
last S-61 built for USAF
conv HH-3E
01apr91 with 71st ARS, Alaska Air National Guard, flying over Canada en route to AMARC, Arizona. 71st ARS deactivated 01jun91 210th RQS


N861DR

usa Siller Brothers Inc

1997-08private at Riddle, OR from Aug97
1990s last seen at Roseburg, OR, airport. This was in the 1990s. She was purchased by a lumber company in 1997
Jul12 expired
2015-03Mar15 owned by Siller Bros in California
2016-08In parts at Siller Brothers by Aug16



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