Sikorsky HO4S-3


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



c/n 55-481


Year 1953 to 1957 Scr 1957






Helicopter Sikorsky HO4S-3 Serial 55-481 Register 133749 WV221 used by US Navy (United States Naval Aviation) Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1953. Aircraft history





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usa 133749
US Navy
Sikorsky S-55 c/n 55-481, ff:?
acc BuAerRep (BAR) East Hartford, CT, 30Jun53
del USN as HO4S-3, 133749, 09Jul53.
united kingdom WV221
Fleet Air Arm
Sikorsky Whirlwind HAS.22
MAP to UK/Royal Navy as WV221, Ex BuAer 133749, f/f 22Jun53, d/d 26Sep53
w/o 15Jul57, s.o.c 23Jul57.
united kingdom WV221
Fleet Air Arm
EG Port Said 845 NAS ( 06-nov-56 )
Operation Musketeer
6 Nov 1956 Landed groups of 45 CDO RM from HMS Theseus at Port Said during Suez Canal operations, while with 845 NAS.


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