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  • Sikorsky CH-124 Sea King


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



    c/n 61-179


    Year 1962 to 2003




    Helicopter Sikorsky CH-124 Sea King Serial 61-179 Register 12401 4001 used by Canadian Armed Forces ,Royal Canadian Navy (1945-1968). Built 1962. Aircraft history and location



    Helicopter Sikorsky CH-124 Sea King Serial 61-179 Register 12401 4001 used by Canadian Armed Forces ,Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968). Built 1962. Aircraft history and location

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    For 4001 see also:
        1962 kv-107ii-2 c/n 4001
        1962 107-ii c/n 102
        2003 a109luh c/n 13651
        2005 412ep c/n 36381

    4001

    canada Royal Canadian Navy (1945-1968)

    2003-02-27Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-179, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4001, 1965
    to CH-124A as 12401 Oct1968
    modified to CH-124B unk
    further modified with HELTAS to CH-124B-2 standard unk
    crashed on take-off from HMCS Iroquois (DDH-280), 27Feb03.

    12401

    canada Canadian Armed Forces

    1980-11Nov80 at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Quayside, UK

    ex 4001. One of 6 CH-124B updated with HELTAS to CH-124B-2 standard. Crashed on take-off from HMCS Iroquois (DDH-280), back onto the flight deck during an emergency recovery, after a single engine failure, on 27 Feb 2003. Rolled onto its starboard side, spilling its fuel tanks, plus 2200 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition. Ship was 100km south east of Halifax NS, en route to the Arabian Sea for Operation Apollo. She returned to Halifax where the airframe was recovered by crane.



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