Sikorsky S-65 H-53

CH-53D Sea Stallion

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65-158 US 156654 : Sikorsky S-65A, c/n 65-158, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-159 US 156655 : Sikorsky S-65A, c/n 65-159, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
1970/71 as HMH-463 /YH-3 I was crew chief at Marble Mou+
I (cpl. Charles Manning) was the 1st mechanic on this a+
65-160 US 156656 : USMC CH-53D
1972, I was a crewchief on this on the USS Okinawa (LPH+
1992 asg HMH-363
Mar93-Dec13 AMARG
65-161 US 156657 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-161, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-162 US 156658 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-162, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
w/o 11jul72 with HMM-165
65-163 US 156659 : USMC CH-53D
20jun83 GySgt. Slider gave me my check ride for Crewchi+
65-164 US 156660 : USMC
w/o 25feb71 HMH-463 /YH
65-165 US 156661 : USMC
w/o 13sep70 HMH-463 /YH
65-166 US 156662 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-166, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-167 US 156663 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-167, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-168 US 156664 : USMC
w/o 02jul73 HMH-463 /YH
65-169 US 156665 : USMC
w/o 14sep70 HMH-463 /YH
65-170 US 156666 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-170, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-171 US 156667 : USMC
w/o 18feb71 HMH-463 /YH
65-172 US 156668 : USMC CH-53D; 21jun93 to AMARC/AN2J0068
as HMH-463 /YH-2 for Frequent Wind (29apr75, Saigon, Vi+
US N53HL : K-Tech Aviation, Tucson
Heavy Lift Helicopters from Oct04; conv to Fire Stallio+
US N53HL : US Leaseco Inc at Wilmington, DE from Apr08
acquired in the buyout of Heavy Lift Helicopters by Hel+
65-173 US 156669 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-173, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-174 US 156670 : USMC
w/o 26oct70 HMH-463 /YH
65-175 US 156671 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-175, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-176 US 156672 : Sikorsky S-65A, c/n 65-176, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-177 US 156673 : Sikorsky S-65A, c/n 65-177, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-178 US 156674 : Sikorsky S-65 c/n 65-178 ff?; accepted by USMC as CH-53+
US N68HL : ex USMC 156674; Fire Stallion
65-179 US 156675 : Sikorsky S-65A, c/n 65-179, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
w/o 8feb70 with HMH-362
65-180 US 156676 : Sikorsky S-65A, c/n 65-180, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-181 US 156677 : Sikorsky S-65A, c/n 65-181, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-182 US 156951 : Sikorsky S-65A, c/n 65-182, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
w/o 7sep80 with HMH-461
65-183 US 156952 : USMC
w/o 18may80 HMH-463 /YH
65-200 US 156953 : USMC
w/o 30may74 HMH-463 /YH
65-201 US 156954 : USMC; HMT-301 /SU-; 2009 HMH-463 /YH-00
HMH-463 /YH-00; 06apr11 stricken from the US Navy list
65-202 US 156955 : Sikorsky S-65C c/n 65-202 ff?; accepted by USMC as CH-5+
2006 HMH-363./YZ-01
65-203 1969 US 156956 : USMC d/d 29Aug69; 12Mar75 HMH-461, MCAS New River; w/o+
This was a flight of two CH-53D that left MCAS (H) New +
Controlled flight into terrain. Lead crashed into s+
65-204 US 156957 : Sikorsky S-65 c/n 65-204 ff?; accepted by USMC as CH-53+
w/o 8dec77 with HMM-261
65-205 US 156958 : Sikorsky S-65 c/n 65-205 ff?; accepted by USMC as CH-53+
w/o 8jan75 with HMH-362
65-206 US 156959 : Sikorsky S-65 c/n 65-206 ff?; accepted by USMC as CH-53+
65-207 US 156960 : Oct78 as HMH-461 /CJ-11 on USS Guadalcanal (LPH-7) at S+
1993 HMT-302 /UT-05 ; 1995 AMARC/2J0087
65-208 US 156961 : Sikorsky S-65 c/n 65-208 ff?; accepted by USMC as CH-53+
2006 HMH-363./YZ-02
Mar13 pictured on flatbed truck on Beltway 8, Houston, +
65-209 US 156962 : Sikorsky S-65 c/n 65-209 ff?; accepted by USMC as CH-53+
w/o 15oct79 with HMM-264
65-210 US 156963 : USMC; 2006 HMH-363./YZ-03
28oct10 pictured as HMH-362 /YL-00 in Afghanistan
65-211 US 156964 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-211, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
Since 2001 preserved at Naval Air Museum, Barbers Point+
65-212 US 156965 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-212, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-213 US 156966 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-213, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
w/o 15dec79 with HMT-204
65-214 US 156967 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-214, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-215 US 156968 : USMC CH-53D
2006 HMH-362 /YL-50
16jun11 HMH-363 /YZ-07
18dec12 AMARG area15
65-216 US 156969 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-216, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-217 US 156970 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-217, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
w/o 12jul85 HMH-361 /YN-651 crashed into mountain on Ok+
RIP Captain Neil Lippy, Captain Charles Alsworth, Serge+
65-218 US 157127 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-218, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
1974-1975 I was the Marine Crew Chief that owned this b+
soc 19jul79
65-219 US 157128 : Sikorsky S-65C c/n 65-219 ff?; accepted by USMC as CH-5+
65-220 US 157129 : USMC
w/o 23jun99, HMH-366 /HH
65-221 US 157130 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-221, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
late 1980s flew as HMH-361 /YN-667
65-222 US 157131 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-222, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
2000 I flew it to bone yard Davis Monthan AFB. Ive been+
65-225 US 157132 : USMC CH-53D
Apr75 visible in photos of the evacuation of Saigon
w/o 24mar84 in South Korea, HMH-361 /YN-666, 29 US and +
One of the Best Aircrews in the Corps, Lost in Bad Weat+
65-226 US 157133 : USMC; Nov.2011 HMH-362/42 at MCAS Kaneohe, HI; scr
asg HMH-463 at JTFFA 2-95 Cambodia
65-227 US 157134 : USMC
HMH-463 /YH-05; 06apr11 stricken from the US Navy list
65-228 US 157135 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-228, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
w/o 21jun12 crashed inside the Sarabagh military base, +
65-229 US 157136 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-229, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-230 US 157137 : USMC CH-53D
Dec80 as HMM-165 /YW-21 pictured aboard the USS Belleau+
05may05 Seen at MCAF Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii
2006 HMH-363./YZ-07
65-231 US 157138 : USMC CH-53D
w/o 06may85 HMH-462 /YF-50
17 Marines died, 11 from HMH-462, 15 miles south of Yak+
65-232 US 157139 : HMH-462 /YF. w/o 21oct77 at Mindoro Philippines 24 fata+
I was with lsu foxtrot 3/4 it was fully loaded internal+
65-233 US 157140 : USMC; HMH-363 w/o 20mar89 at Pohang, South Korea. 19 fa+
65-234 US 157141 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-234, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-242 US 157142 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-242, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
2006 HMH-363./YZ-10
65-243 US 157143 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-243, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-244 US 157144 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-244, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-245 US 157145 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-245, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
1985 HMH-361 /YN-654
65-246 US 157146 : USMC
w/o 07sep06 HMH-463 /YH-24
65-247 US 157147 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-247, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
w/o 13may72 crashed near Hue, South Vietnam while inser+
65-248 US 157148 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-248, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
2006 HMH-362./YL-41
Jan13 in AMAARG at Davis Monthan AFB in Tucson, AZ
65-249 US 157149 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-249, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
1971 I was in a crash in this c/n in the Philippines. T+
w/o 21apr71
65-250 US 157150 : Sikorsky S-65 c/n 65-250 ff?; accepted by USMC as CH-53+
2006 HMH-362./YL-42
65-277 US 157151 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-277, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
w/o 27apr83 crashed near Virginia Beach, VA
w/o with HMH-461
65-278 US 157152 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-278, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
w/o 28mar83 with HMH-362
65-279
US 157153 : USMC; 1972 HMT-204; H&MS-26 w/o 14mar73 on take off at +
They all died with the exception of one of the Crew Chi+
the pilots would have lived if crash crew had not run o+
Cause of mishap was failure of main rotor blade hinge p+
w/o 14mar73
I witnessed this accident. I was on the far end of our +
65-280 US 157154 : USMC CH-53D
w/o 22jan87 HMH-462 /YF; 24mar95 on El Mirage Field, CA+
65-281 US 157155 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-281, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-282 US 157156 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-282, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-283 US 157157 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-283, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-284 US 157158 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-284, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-285 US 157159 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-285, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
2006 HMH-363./YZ-11
Naval Air Museum. NAS Pensacola
65-286
US 157160 : USMC
w/o 18mar73 HMH-463 /YH
I was TAD to USS Ogden during operation end sweep 19+
Here are details regarding loss of 157160
Yankee Hotel 11 was actually air borne dragging mine ge+
65-287 US 157161 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-287, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
w/o 6mar78 with HMT-204
65-288 US 157162 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-288, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
w/o 30may80 with HMM-263 Det 1
65-289 US 157163 : USMC CH-53D
1979-1982, used to crew this very helo out of Hawaii
w/o 25jun88 HMH-462 /YF-
Aircraft crashed on Shikoku Island, Japan (about 25 mil+
65-290 US 157164 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-290, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
1983 asg HMH-463 K-Bay
65-291 US 157165 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-291, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-292 US 157166 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-292, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-293 1970
US 157167 : USMC d/d 31jul70; 05nov74 HMH-461, MCAS New River; w/o+
I was a 6113 in HMH-461 when this happened. I was going+
Pilots survived. Crash was controlled flight into terra+
Hey my name is Alan I have been to that crash site vari+
I was there
Pilots of the second aircraft survived. Everyone in+
65-294 US 157168 : USMC
1978-79 HMH-461, MCAS New River. I was one of the Marin+
Apr12 HMT-302 at MCAS El Toro, CA
65-295 US 157169 : USMC; Nov.2011 HMH-HAWAII/44 at MCAS Kaneohe, HI; scr
65-296 US 157170 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-296, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
May11 as HMH-363 /YZ-20
2012 HMH-362 /YL; Sep12 AMARG
65-297 US 157171 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-297, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
w/o 19jul74 with HMM-162
65-298 US 157172 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-298, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-299 US 157173 : Sikorsky S-65 c/n 65-299 ff?; accepted by USMC as CH-53+
19oct80 pictured on USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2) as HMH-461 /C+
1993 as HMT-302 /UT-03
since 2012 preserved at Pacific Aviation Museum, Ford I+
65-300 US 157174 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-300, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
HMH-363 w/o 19jan12 Helmand Province, Afghanistan, 6 fa+
65-301 US 157175 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-301, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-302 US 157176 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-302, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
2006 HMH-362./YL-52
Mar13 picture with 156961 on flatbed truck on Beltway 8+
65-303 US 157727 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-303, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-304 US 157728 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-304, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
65-305 US 157729 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-305, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
2006 HMH-362./YL-45
65-306 US 157730 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-306, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
w/o 2aug79
65-307 US 157731 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-307, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+
w/o 17sep81 with HMM-263
65-308 US 157732 : Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-308, ff:?; del USMC as CH-53D 15+


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