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  • Sikorsky HH-3F Pelican


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



    c/n 61-663


    Year 1972




    Helicopter Sikorsky HH-3F Pelican Serial 61-663 Register 1486 used by US Coast Guard. Built 1972. Aircraft history and location



    Helicopter Sikorsky HH-3F Pelican Serial 61-663 Register 1486 used by US Coast Guard. Built 1972. Aircraft history and location
    Helicopter Sikorsky HH-3F Pelican Serial 61-663 Register 1486 used by US Coast Guard. Built 1972. Aircraft history and location





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    For 1486 see also:
            212 c/n 30521

    1486

    usa US Coast Guard

    Sikorsky S-61R c/n 61-663, ff?
    del USCG as HH-3F 1486, 26Jul72
    xfer AVTRACEN Mobile, 03Aug72
    xfer AR&SC Elizabeth City, 06Jan75
    xfer CGAS Annette, AK, 03Jun75
    xfer AR&SC Elizabeth City, unk
    xfer CGAS San Diego, 06Mar79
    xfer AR&SC Elizabeth City, 16Nov81
    xfer CGAS New Orleans, 12May82
    xfer AR&SC Elizabeth City, unk
    xfer CGAS Sitka, 19Jun85
    xfer AR&SC Elizabeth City, 01May90
    xfer CGAS Clearwater, 21Feb91 wfu 10Jun94 Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City
    May/June 1978: While doing Platform Pickup training at Sitka Alaska in Crescent Bay, threw a main rotor blade
    No casualties
    on Hangar after incident. I was the assigned instructor and pulled off the flight at the last moment to perform other duties

    ASM Rick Gay was on that flight. They were very lucky to walk away.
    1972-07-262011 preserved at National Museum Naval Aviation , Pensacola, FL




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