Boeing-Vertol CH-46F

This model is a version of 107M H-46 Sea Knight

c/n 2550

Year 1969

Helicopter Boeing-Vertol CH-46F Serial 2550 Register 157651 used by US Marine Corps. Built 1969. Aircraft history


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BV-107M, c/n 2550, ff?
accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46F 157651 25Sep69
xfer HMM-261 03Oct69
xfer H&MS-26 07Sep73
xfer HMM-264 19Dec73
xfer H&MS-26 09Jan74
xfer HMM-263 07Sep74
further unit xfers unk
conv CH-46E unk
unit xfers unk
xfer HMM-365, YM-10, unk
noted as YM-11, w/ IFOR/SFOR titles, abd USS Nassau (LHA-4), 1996
xfer HMM-268, YQ-16, Jun06
xfer HMM-364, PF-10, unk
wfu & stor AMARC as 1J0062, 03Mar09.
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Big patched area on LH aft side where aircraft was struck by an externaled blade can that got away from my observer during his cherry hop. There were 2 cans an they were not secured properly. They turned into an x shape in flight then swung up and left wrapping the pendant around the LH main mount then swinging up into the aircraft. I was not a happy crewchief when my plane landed. Crew chief wanted to pickle it before it got ugly and pilot over rode him.
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1989-1991 flew her HMM-365 /YM-10 during Desert Shield/Storm and Operation Eastern Exit in Somalia. Great Aircraft
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1994 CH-46E type /YM-10
1996 deployed aboard USS Nassau (LHA-4) as HMM-365 /YM-11 IFOR/SFOR titles
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/YM-11 was my ac at HMM-365 through 3 deployments: Kosovo, Albania, Republic of Congo, Afghanistan... She was a strong bird. Loved that Phrog! :

1997 NEO American Embassy Tirrana, Albania
1999 Operation Shining Hope, Noble Anvil, Joint Guardian, Kosovo, Macedonia
1999 Republic of Congo unrest
Nov-Mar 2001/02 Initial raids into Kandahar, Afghanistan
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2009 HMM-364 /PF-10 to AMARG as 1J0062

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