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  • Sikorsky S-61 H-3
    argentina Fuerza Aerea Argentina

    Argentine Air Force

    Del'd: 2 - 1974 to 1990

    • Fuerza Aerea Argentina S-61 H-3
    • Fuerza Aerea Argentina S-61 H-3
    • Fuerza Aerea Argentina S-61 H-3

    Initially used for Antarctic supply missions operating from the Argentine Navy icebreaker. After the Chinooks arrived, they were reconfigured for Search and Rescue and VIP duties

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    YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
    1980/90AAP Mariano Moreno
    Aeroparque Jorge Newbery
    1974/90VII Brigada Aerea Mariano Moreno
    Goose Green
    AQ Vicecomodoro Marambio

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    C/NModBuiltID     In this OrgIn other Org

    61-763 S-61R 1975     BSH-72: FAA new built d/d 1975; BSH-72 as SAR helo; Final career bri+
    61-466 S-61N 1969     H-71: FAA d/d sep74. ex N82772. wfu 1980. sold as LV-OCL then ZS-H+
    Carson Helicopters N82772: Carson; 09Jul73 damaged at sea; canc 28aug74; to Argent+

    Helicopteros Marinos LV-OCL: HM ex FAA; 1982 Falklands/Malvinas War as SAR; picture+

    Court Helicopters ZS-HRU: Court d/d 03feb87: ex LV-OCL; w/o 17sep92 off Cape Town

    Wrecked while landing on a ship during adverse weather.+

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