Sikorsky HO4S-3


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



c/n 55-480


Year 1953 Scr 1960






Helicopter Sikorsky HO4S-3 Serial 55-480 Register 133748 WV220 used by US Navy (United States Naval Aviation) Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1953. Aircraft history





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usa 133748
US Navy
Sikorsky S-55 c/n 55-480, ff:?
acc BuAerRep (BAR) East Hartford, CT, 30Jun53
del USN as HO4S-3, 133748, 09Jul53.
united kingdom WV220
Fleet Air Arm
Sikorsky Whirlwind HAS.22
MAP to UK/Royal Navy as WV220, Ex BuAer 133748, f/f 15Jun53, d/d 26Sep53
s.o.c. 25Feb60, broken up as spares and produce at Hal Far, Malta.
united kingdom WV220
Fleet Air Arm
706Sq/787 Nov 1953
united kingdom WV220
Fleet Air Arm
EG Port Said ( 06-nov-56 )
Operation Musketeer
845Sq/Y by Apr 1954, Suez assault 6 Nov 1956
united kingdom WV220
Fleet Air Arm
MT Hal Far Storage ( nov-59 )
Westland Ilchester by Mar 1957
848Sq/355 by Nov 1958
Hal Far store by Nov 1959
s.o.c. 25 Feb 1960, and b/u for spares at Hal Far.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1960


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