Sikorsky HUS-1 / UH-34D Seahorse


This model is a version of S-58 H-34



c/n 58-1560


Year 1962 to 1969




Helicopter Sikorsky HUS-1 / UH-34D Seahorse Serial 58-1560 Register 150220 used by US Navy (United States Naval Aviation). Built 1962. Aircraft history and location







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usa US Navy

1962-12-27
Sikorsky HUS-1L / LH-34D Sikorsky UH-34D, cn 58-1560, ff:?
del USN as UH-34D, 150220, 27Dec62
conv HUS-1L, unk
xfer VXE-6, JD-1, 1963
coded JD-4, 1964
coded JD-5, 1964
crashed, recovered, in Antarctica, 1964
w/o when crashed into side of Mt McLennan, Antarctica, 19Nov69, 2 killed. VXE-6
gentle 5 : Crashed and declared a loss in 1964, recovered by Sailors from VX-6 and USS Stanen Island, repaired and returned to service.
1969-11-19Crashed 19nov69 when the engine failed, LCDR Brandau auto rotated the H-34 down and it struck the side of a slope, slid down and caught fire. Two men were killed, Thomas E. Berg (USA) and Jeremy Sykes (NZ)




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