Boeing-Vertol CH-46D


This model is a version of 107M H-46 Sea Knight



c/n 2427


Year 1968 to 1973




Helicopter Boeing-Vertol CH-46D Serial 2427 Register 154820 used by US Marine Corps. Built 1968. Aircraft history and location





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usa 154820
US Marine Corps
BV-107M, c/n 2427, ff?
accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154820 18Apr68
xfer HMMT-302 02May68
xfer H&MS-30 COSA 19Aug69
xfer H&MS-30 29Sep69
xfer HC-3 13Dec69
xfer FAWPRA Atsugi 17Dec71
xfer HC-3, Det 106, 02Jun72
dam 15Feb73
SOC 17May73.
usa 154820
US Marine Corps
w/o 15feb73 10:10hs crashed at John Hay's Baguio City, Phillipines

notes Helo crashed at John Hay's Baguio City, Phillipines on Feb 15 1973 @1010, I Robert Mejia, Benny Stafford, Joe Welch, Tom Furlow, The Uss Niagara Falls Xo, Co, the Doctor and Ops Officer were aboard along with other Ships company sailors, no one got seriously hurt, but the chopper was a total loss, the helo was too heavy for the altitude we were landing 4609 ft. So hovering to land was not acquired, hence the helo was overtorqued, causing NR to drop below recoverability, then it hit several trees on its way diwn the valley, it made 3 impacts coming to rst on its left side.



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