Boeing-Vertol 234



Six built for British Airways Helicopters (BAH) and two built for Helikopter Services, AS of Norway. One BAH machine w/o in a crash in 1986, the remaining airframes sold to CHI and converted to 234UT configuration.

List of Operators of Boeing-Vertol 234LR

From Organisation with model 234LR
united kingdom British Airways Helicopters
norway Helikopter Service
    3 1984/95
usa Columbia Helicopters
    234 1984/   
papua new guinea CHI Papua New Guinea
    2 1989/   
Construction Numbers on database of 234LR


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MJ-001 1980 US N234BV : Boeing Vertol, for BAH
UK G-BJAC : BAH Feb81-Jan85; noted date unk
US N234CH : 234UT CHI from 1985
CA C-FHFH : 234UT Helifor, lsd from Columbia Helicopters; w/o 30oct97 at +
w/o 30oct97 destroyed during logging accident
MJ-002 1981 UK G-BISO : Boeing 234LR, c/n MJ-002/B-817, ff?; Boeing test reg N2+
crashed in the East Shetland Basin, North Sea. no fata+
US N235CH : Columbia, repaired and reg 23nov85; still 2007
23may18 first time airborne in 34 years; Will be deploy+
MJ-003 1981 UK G-BISR : Boeing 234LR, c/n MJ-003/B-818, ff?; del British Airway+
US N237CH : 234UT sold Columbia Heicopters International as N237CH, unk; +
PG P2-CHI : 234UT leased to Columbia Helicopter International, Papua-New +
MJ-004 1981 UK G-BWFC : 21 Feb 1983, crew made emergency landing at Longside du+
Boeing 234LR, c/n MJ-004, ff?; del British Airways Heli+
MJ-005 1981 UK G-BISN : BAH May81-1986, test serial N238BV
UK G-BISN : BIH 1986-Apr89
US N238CH : CHI Apr89-1995
CA C-GHFP : Helifor Apr95-Jan96
US N238CH : 234UT Columbia Helicopters Jun98-Feb00, conv 234UT
CA C-FHFB : Helifor Feb00-Nov12
PG P2-CHY : Columbia Helicopters Papua-New Guinea, 2012
PG N238CH : CHI from Dec14
at S.P.I. Brownsville Intl airport
at Love Field, Prescott, AZ being accompanied by two C+
PNG from Dec16, remains N registered
PG P2-CHY : PNG from May17
at Moro, Papua New Guinea
MJ-006 1981 UK G-BISP : BAH May81-Jun89
US N239CH : 234UT CHI from Jun89; conv 234UT
CHI 1994-1999
CHI Jan00-May10
CHI again from Apr17
-Mar18 firefighting in Chile
May18 firefighting for US Forest Service
CA C-GHFP : Helifor Sep93-Jan94, lsd
CA C-FHFJ : Helifor Apr99-Jan00, lsd
PG P2-CHK : CHI Papua-New Guinea from May10
operating in Papua, New Guinea
16mar17 ferrying to Melbourne Australia, will ship back+
at Essendon Airport, Melbourne, Australia
18mar17 pictured (pic2) at Wagga Wagga Airport
US N239CH : Columbia Helicopters Inc at Aurora, OR from May17
MJ-017 1984 NO LN-OMK : Boeing 234LR, c/n MJ-017/B-861, ff?; del Helikopter Ser+
US N246CH : 234UT sold CHI as N246CH, Sep95; conv 234UT unk; current.
CHI Converted to 234 Combi (19 PAK/UT) Via STC June 200+
pictured operating firefighting bambi bucket near Las+
at Ghazni, Afghanistan. Operating as an air taxi betw+
at Aurora, Oregon; 11feb15 still
CHI from Jul16
08aug16 pictured (pic2) at Aurora State airport, Aurora+
at camp HKIA Kabul, Afghanistan
PG P2-CHL : CHI Papua New Guinea Mar/Jul 2016
MJ-022 1985 NO LN-OMA : Helikopter Services 1985-1995, test serial N240BV
US N245CH : 234UT CHI from Sep95; conv 234UT
CHI Apr08-Apr10
EC HC-CEO : ICARO, S.A., lsd Columbia
PG P2-CHJ : Papua New Guinea Columbia Helicopters from 2010; Aug16 +
arrived at Essendon
to Wagga Wagga
US N245CH : Columbia Helicopters Inc at Aurora, OR from Jul18
MJ-023 1986 NO LN-OMB : Helikopter Service 1986~1989, test serial N241BV
US N225RA : Trump Airlines ~ 1989-1992
US N242CH : 234UT CHI at Portland, OR from Sep95; conv 234UT
CHI from Oct00
9 C/N.