Sikorsky S-55C


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



c/n 55-1055


Year 1957 to 1970




Helicopter Sikorsky S-55C Serial 55-1055 Register ZS-HCM A6 used by Autair Helicopters Suid-Afrikaanse Lugmag (South African Air Force). Built 1957. Aircraft history and location



Helicopter Sikorsky S-55C Serial 55-1055 Register ZS-HCM A6 used by Autair Helicopters Suid-Afrikaanse Lugmag (South African Air Force). Built 1957. Aircraft history and location


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A6

south africa Suid-Afrikaanse Lugmag

SAAF d/d 1956
1968 to ZS-HCM

ZS-HCM

south africa Autair Helicopters

1970-11-30Autair
ex SAAF A6
1968 during replenishment at sea off Capetown of m/t Esso Ghent
w/o 30nov70 crashed near the town of De Aar. It was being used to clean high tension power lines for Escom, the South African Electricity Supply Company. The chap cleaning the power lines and the winch operator were killed. The pilot was severely burned





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