Sikorsky HO4S-3

This model is a version of S-55 H-19

c/n 55-477

Year 1953 Scr 1969

Helicopter Sikorsky HO4S-3 Serial 55-477 Register 133745 WV205 used by US Navy (United States Naval Aviation) Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1953. Aircraft history


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usa 133745
US Navy
Sikorsky S-55 c/n 55-477, ff:?
acc BuAerRep (BAR) East Hartford, CT, 30Jun53
del USN as HO4S-3, 133745, 08Jul53.
united kingdom WV205
Fleet Air Arm
Sikorsky Whirlwind HAS.22
MAP to UK/Royal Navy as WV205, Ex BuAer 133745, d/d 26Sep53
perished Lee-on-Solent dump Jun69.
united kingdom WV205
Fleet Air Arm
706Sq/785 Nov 1953
united kingdom WV205
Fleet Air Arm
EG Port Said ( 06-nov-56 )
Operation Musketeer
845Sq/W by Apr 1954, Suez assault 6 Nov 1956. Damaged by small arms fire during Musketeer repaired at Hal Far
united kingdom WV205
Fleet Air Arm
845Sq/W by Apr 1957
728Sq C Flt/624 by Feb 1958
Fleetlands Nov 1958
771Sq/753 by Sep 1961
perished RNAS Lee-on-Solent dump Jun 1969.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1967

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