Sikorsky SH-3D Sea King

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

c/n 61-353

Written off 1969

Helicopter Sikorsky SH-3D Sea King Serial 61-353 Register 152698 used by US Navy (United States Naval Aviation). Aircraft history and location


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HS-3 w/o 18sep69 HS-3
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I believe that this is the SH-3 from Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 3 that crashed on a night takeoff aboard the USS Yorktown (CVS-10). One survived out of a crew of four. It occurred early in a three month North Atlantic criuse. Other SH-3's were lost on that cruise as well.

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