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  • Sikorsky S-61N Mk.II


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



    c/n 61-713


    Year 1973 to 2002




    Helicopter Sikorsky S-61N Mk.II Serial 61-713 Register G-BBHM 8Q-HUM N4033S used by HM Coastguard (Her Majesty’s Coastguard) ,Bristow ,Sikorsky Helicopters. Built 1973. Aircraft history and location






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    For N4033S see also:
        2002 407 c/n 53546

    N4033S

    usa Sikorsky Helicopters

    nov73

    1973-11AKJSDManufacturer test serial
    exported to UK Nov 1973

    G-BBHM

    united kingdom Bristow

    dec73

    Bristow Dec73-Dec91, Sikorsky serial N4033S
    lsd Maldives
    1978-07-11BEGPDnoted at Aberdeen EGPD
    1997CVGTJ Aberdeen to Dhaka, Bangladesh

    notes I had the pleasure of ferrying this aircraft from Aberdeen to Dhaka in Bangladesh in 1997. We left Aberdeen on 1st December with $20,000 in cash and a brief to be there by Christmas. It took us 14 days and we went U/S in Dubai for a couple of days awaiting engine parts from the UK. We should have gone U/S in Dahran in Saudi but on balance, we felt it better to carry the problem to Dubai as the refreshments were better. Best fun going. Did the trip with a very good friend of mine and an excellent engineer who kept a very good eye on his two youthful (then anyway) pilots. I got to take the aircraft back to Aberdeen 6 months later but it was the height of summer so not quite so much fun when the ATIS states temperature 48 due point 1. You would be just into intercon power (T5) with the wheels still in light contact.


    2002-07-15Bristow May93-, w/o 15jul02

    8Q-HUM

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    dec91

    Maldives Islands Dec91-May93, rtn Bristow

    G-BBHM

    united kingdom HM Coastguard

    1998

    2002-07-15DPoole Accident HM Coastguard, op by Bristow
    2002 based at Portland on the UK south coast, as the secondary SAR machine
    w/o destroyed by a No.2 engine fire following emergency landing at Royal Marines base at Poole Portland District



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