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US Navy RH-53D

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Units


YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
1993/95US Marine Corps
HMH-772
MCAS New River
NAS JRB Willow Grove
1989/94HM-19NAS Alameda / Nimitz Field / Benton Field
1986/95HM-18NAS Norfolk
1978/89HM-14 NAS Norfolk
1978/87HM-16NAS Norfolk
1975/94HM-12NAS Norfolk

List of Aircraft

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C/NBuiltID     In this OrgIn other Org

65-355 1972     158682: Sikorsky S-65C-4, cn65-355, ff:?; del USN as RH-53D 158682, +
65-356 1972     158683: USN; 06apr82 pictured as HM-12 /DH-433 over Cape Hatteras, U+
65-357 1972     158684: USN; wfu 04mar93
65-358 1972     158685: Sikorsky S-65C-4, cn65-358, ff:?; del USN as RH-53D 158685, +
65-359 1972     158686: USN HM-16; w/o 24apr80 during rescue attempt Operation Eagl+
65-360     158687: USN; w/o 19jul92
65-361     158688: USN; preserved?
65-362     158689: USN; wfu 17may96
65-363     158690: USN; preserved at Air Victory Museum, Medford New Jersey
US Marine Corps 158690: Sikorsky S-65C, cn65-363, ff:?; del US Navy as RH-53D, +
65-364     158691: USN;w/o 17nov91 HM-19 /NW-621
65-365     158692: USN; Preserved at memorial park at NAS Norfolk
65-366 1973     158693: Sikorsky S-65C, c/n 65-366, ff:?; acc NPRO Rep Stratford as +
65-367     158744: USN HM-16; w/o 24apr80 during rescue attempt Operation Eagle+
65-368     158745: USN; wfu 10sep04
US Marine Corps 158745: USMC; 1996 HMH-772./MT-400
65-369     158746: USN; wfu 10sep04
65-370     158747: w/o 12apr91 HM-18 /NW-605
65-371     158748: USN; preserved MCAS Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii
65-372     158749: USN; wfu 11jul97, 10sep04
US Marine Corps 158749: USMC; 1996 HMH-772./MT-404
65-373     158750: USN; HM-16 w/o 24apr80 during rescue attempt Operation Eagle+
65-374     158751: USN HM-14
US Marine Corps 158751: Transfered from HM-14 to HMH-772 Det A 1990 Dessert Shi+
65-375     158752: USN; HD-16/HM-12; wfu 12apr96
65-376     158753: USN; HM-16 w/o 24apr80 during rescue attempt Operation Eagle+
65-377     158754: USN; preserved JRB NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
65-378     158755: USN; wfu 11jul97, 10sep04
65-379     158756: USN; wfu 07oct96
65-380     158757: USN; wfu 11jul97
US Marine Corps 158757: USMC; 1996 HMH-772./MT-406
65-381     158758: USN HM-16; w/o 24apr80 during rescue attempt Operation Eagle+
65-382     158759: USN; wfu 29oct96
US Marine Corps 158759: USMC; 1996 HMH-772./MT-407
65-383     158760: USN
65-384     158761: USN; HM-16 w/o 24apr80 during rescue attempt Operation Eagle+


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