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  • Sikorsky S-61D-1


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



    c/n 61-395


    Year 1966 to 1969




    Helicopter Sikorsky S-61D-1 Serial 61-395 Register XV372 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy) ,Ministry of Defence (MoD) ,Westland. Built 1966. Aircraft history and location






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    XV372

    united kingdom Westland

    Built as Sikorsky Sea King HAS.1. Used as pattern airframe for Westland production line at Yeovil.
    1986-01AEGHG Test rig Basic airframe only in use as installations rig at Yeovil by Jan 1986
    united kingdom Ministry of Defence (MoD)

    1969-01-15 Accident w/o 15 Jan 1969 near West Harptree, Somerset when both engines stopped in bad weather, following ice ingestion while operating with Rolls Royce.
    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    1971-05BEGHFSold to MoD (Navy)
    to AES Lee for BDRT by May 1971. Gone by 1975 (?)
    To E J Shanley scrapyard in Trowbridge, by Dec 1988, from Yeovil. Still there Sep 1993, still Jul 1994
    1995-04CEGHQ G I Airframe to Ground Instruction rig at RAF St.Mawgan by Apr 1995, still Nov 2003, still Feb 2016.
    2016-04DEGFP G I Airframe To Pembrey Range by Apr 2016



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