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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usa 1486
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
usa 1486
US Coast Guard
May/June 1978: While doing Platform Pickup training at Sitka Alaska in Crescent Bay, threw a main rotor blade
No casualties
(pic1) on Hangar after incident. I was the assigned instructor and pulled off the flight at the last moment to perform other duties
usa 1486
US Coast Guard
ASM Rick Gay was on that flight. They were very lucky to walk away.
usa 1486
US Coast Guard
2011 (pic2) preserved at National Museum Naval Aviation , Pensacola, FL


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