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  • Bristol Sycamore 4


    This model is a version of Type 171 Sycamore



    c/n 13377


    Year 1955 to 1962




    Helicopter Bristol Sycamore 4 Serial 13377 Register XG523 used by Royal Air Force RAF. Built 1955. Aircraft history and location



    Helicopter Bristol Sycamore 4 Serial 13377 Register XG523 used by Royal Air Force RAF. Built 1955. Aircraft history and location
    By Dave Taskis



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    XG523

    united kingdom Royal Air Force

    1955-12-16HR.14 built at Filton. Del RAF Dec 1955.
    1956-11-06AEGPSD Port Said assault JEHU by Jan 1956
    JHU / 5, participated in Suez action Nov 1956 initially by landing elements of 45 Commando in Port Said from HMS Ocean but suffered engine failure and did not take off for the second wave. Operation Musketeer
    1962-09-25BEGOE Accident ex JHU/5
    225 Squadron Jan 1960
    CFS-H/V by c Apr 1962, heavy landing w/o on 25 Sep 1962 at Ternhill while with CFS to 7793M
    Middle Wallop
    Hayes
    ex CFS / S-K nose section at 1 SoTT Halton by 1974 225 Squadron
    1993-12CEGNU Stored to NEAM Sunderland by Dec 1993. Nose section only.
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    1997-01DFlixton Exhibit (nose section) Nose section preserved as / V, at Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum, by Jan 1997, still Mar 2018
    2019-06-20DFlixton Exhibit (nose section) at Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum, Flixton




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