Sikorsky S-61N


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



c/n 61-469


Year 1969 to 1973






Helicopter Sikorsky S-61N Serial 61-469 Register OY-HAI used by Air Greenland. Built 1969. Aircraft history



Sikorsky S-61N c/n 61-469



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greenland OY-HAI
Air Greenland
Sikorsky S-61N-20, cn 61-469. ff:?
reg Sikorsky as N6971R, unk
del Air Greenland as OY-HAI, 08Jul69
w/o 12Oct73. remanufactured as S-61N-22
greenland OY-HAI
Air Greenland
named Akigssek ( Grouse )
circa 1970 at Nuuk, Godthaab. Note still missing the radar nose and ice deflector
circa 1971 emergency landing on the Kangerlussuaq fjord 2 due to flameout on both engines because of ice in the intake. It was then repaired and upgraded with ice shields in front of the intake and with nose radar as well
w/o 25oct73 crashed 40km S of Nuuk, 15 fatalities. It was en route to Paamiut from Nuuk and was damaged beyond repair. Never repaired/rebuild


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