The Sikorsky S-62C was used by the United States Coast Guard as the HH-52A Seaguard for search and rescue. It was in service from 1962-1989 when it was replaced by the HH-65 Dolphin. The Coast Guard acquired 99 from Sikorsky, transferring one to the Icealandic Coast Guard in the early 1970s and losing 10 in accidents. All have now been retired and some have been preserved and two are flying on the civil register. Missing c/ns for USCG serial 1380 - 1382.
Coast Guard Remembers Crew of HH-52A 1363, 22-Dec-15 : The U.S. Coast Guard held a memorial service in remembrance of the HH-52A 1363 helicopter crashed on December 22, 1964 during the North Coast’s “Storm of the Century."
US Coast Guard HH-52A to the Smithsonian Collection, 19-Dec-15 : U.S Coast Guard HH-52A Seaguard tail number 1426 will join the Smithsonian Air and Space Collection on permanent display at the Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia
List of Operators of Sikorsky HH-52A Sea Guard
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