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. Built 1955. Aircraft history and location






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Royal Air Force
16dec55 HR.14 built at Filton. Del RAF Dec 1955.
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Royal Air Force
06nov56 Operation Musketeer
EG Port Said 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.
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Royal Air Force
25sep62 UK RAF Tern Hill 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
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Royal Air Force
dec93 UK Usworth Stored to NEAM Sunderland by Dec 1993. Nose section only.
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jan97 UK Flixton Exhibit (nose section) Nose section preserved as / V, at Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum, by Jan 1997, still Mar 2018
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20jun19 UK Flixton Exhibit (nose section) at Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum, Flixton


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