Sikorsky HSS-1 / SH-34G Seabat

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

c/n 58-821

Year 1958 to 1969

Helicopter Sikorsky HSS-1 / SH-34G Seabat Serial 58-821 Register 145666 used by US Navy (United States Naval Aviation). Built 1958. Aircraft history and location


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Sikorsky HSS-1N / SH-34J Seabat
Sikorsky HSS-1, cn 58-821, ff:?
del USN as HSS-1, 145666, 12Mar58
to HSS-1N (ASC 84), unk
conv UH-34J, unk
dam as UH-34J, SK-14, NAVSTA Keflavik, 11Jul69, soc 13Aug69.
usa 145666
US Navy
w/o 11jul69 NAVSTA Keflavik. 2 fatalities
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US Navy
IS Keflavik accident ( 11-jul-69 )
Irving Martin Goldrat was a member of a 3 man crew, together with the pilot and co-pilot. They were stationed at Naval Air Station Keflavik, Iceland. They were on a search and rescue mission to recover the crew and contents of a C-47 downed plane (mail, I think). The helicopter crashed in a field on a farm. The Navy claimed that the crash was caused by winds in the mountains. A friend told me that he had sent him living letters (cassette tapes) talking about the faulty transmissions they were dealing with in the helicopter(s).

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