Sikorsky HSS-2 Sea King

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

c/n 61-015

Written off 1987

Helicopter Sikorsky HSS-2 Sea King Serial 61-015 Register 148037 used by US Navy (United States Naval Aviation). Aircraft history

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usa 148037
US Navy
Sikorsky SH-3G Sea King
Sikorsky S-61A c/n 61-015 ff?
del USN as HSS-2 148037 unk
redesig SH-3A Oct62
converted to SH-3G, unk
wfu & xfer MASDC as 9H001, 16Sep76
returned to service, unk
asgd HC-2, Det 5, Manama, Bahrian, unk
w/o when crashed into side of USS LaSalle (AGF-3) while attempting to land at night, 30Jul87. Pilot and 2 pax KIA, 2 crew and 7 pax recovered.
usa 148037
US Navy
BH Mina Salman Port ( 30-jul-87 )
w/o 30jul87, on routine flight from Behrain to the command ship USS LaSalle docked in Manama. Was too low and crashed into its starboard side scorching it

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