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    US Air Force


    33 RQS :

    1952 to present    






    Helicopters

    33d Rescue Squadron US Air Force

    33d Rescue Squadron
    Tail code ZZ

    1952-1965 : 33d Air Rescue Squadron (33 ARS)
    1965-1966 : 33d Air Recovery Squadron
    1966-1989 : 33d Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron (33 ARRS)
    1989-1993 : 33d Air Rescue Squadron (33 ARS)
    1993- : 33d Rescue Squadron (33 RQS)


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    News of 33d Rescue Squadron


    Emergency Response Drill in Osan, 22-Dec-19 : #MedEvac USAF 33d RQS Pave Hawk in Osan AFB, South Korea por Medical Evacuation (MedEvac) military training

    Kadena Pave Hawk Save Downed Osprey Crew, 15-Dec-16 : USAF 33rd and 31st Rescue Squadrons based at Kadena AFB, Japan rescued five crew of a Marine VMM-265 squadron MV-22B Osprey after an emergency landing into the Pacific Ocean near Camp Schwab off Okinawa

    CSAR Exercise Pacific Thunder 15-02, 23-Oct-15 : Pacific Thunder 15-02 exercise involved combat search and rescue drills during two weeks of constant training between U.S. and South Korean forces.

    33rd RQS Return Home After Japan Earthquake, 06-Apr-11 : Members of the USAF 33rd Rescue Squadron were welcomed home after spending nearly a month supporting relief efforts in mainland Japan



    Locations


    YearsLocationICAO/FAA
    1971/    JP Kadena AFBRODN
    1955/70JP NahaROAH



    Models

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    YearsModels
    1985/    S-70 H-60
    1975/82S-65 H-53
    1971/72H-43 Huskie
    1968/92S-61 H-3
    1964/66H-43 Huskie
    1952/64S-55 H-19




    33 RQS List of helicopters

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    C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
    61-519 ch-3c 1964 63-9687 : del USAF as CH-3C 63-9687 14Jul64; conv CH-3E; xfer 100th SRW, 432nd TDG, +
    61-532 ch-3c 1965 64-14229 : Delivered to Naha Okinawa from a factory refit joining the 33 ARRS with 65+
    61-621 ch-3e 67-14719 : USAF; conv HH-3E; 33 ARRS w/o 14mar91
    61-626 ch-3e 67-14724 : USAF; conv HH-3E; Aug79 pictured with 33 ARRS/PACAF at Clark AFB, Philippi+
    Tunisian Air Force L82106 : Tunisia, ex USAF 67-14724
    61-627 ch-3e 67-14725 : USAF; pictured unk date practices lowering a jungle penetrator; Sep71-Apr+
    65-266 hh-53c 69-5787 : USAF; 33 ARRS w/o 26feb79 crashed into sea during aerial refueling
    61-653 ch-3e 69-5809 : USAF; conv HH-3E; 33 RQS w/o 01sep93
    70-1438 hh-60g 89-26207 : USAF, from UH-60L; 1995 33 RQS /ZZ
    : 01nov11 pictured (pic1) as 33 RQS /ZZ during Pacific Thunder 2011 near Osa+
    : pictured (pic2) as 33 RQS /ZZ during exercise at Marine Corps Camp Hansen+
    : Feb15 33 RQS /ZZ
    70-1441 hh-60g 89-26209 : USAF, from UH-60L; 1994 33 RQS /ZZ
    : pictured as 33 RQS /ZZ during exercise at Marine Corps Camp Hansens Comba+
    70-1448 hh-60g 89-26210 : USAF, from UH-60L; 1995 33 RQS /ZZ; 2014 still
    70-1450 hh-60g 89-26211 : USAF, from UH-60L; 1995 33 RQS /ZZ; 2014 still
    70-1656 hh-60g 91-26354 : USAF; 1995 33 RQS /ZZ, Kadena AFB
    : w/o 05aug13 crashed in Okinawa, 33 RQS /ZZ
    70-1733 hh-60g 91-26401 : USAF; 1995 33 RQS /ZZ
    : 2014 33 RQS /ZZ
    : asg 33 RQS pictured during emergency response drill exercise at Osan Air +
    70-1735 hh-60g 91-26402 : USAF; 1997 33 RQS /ZZ
    : 22aug09 pictured as 33 RQS /ZZ at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinaw+
    : Oct15 as 33 RQS /ZZ in Pacific Thunder 15-2, South Korea
    70-1736 hh-60g 91-26403 : USAF 1997 33 RQS /ZZ
    : 02may01 pictured (top) as 33 RQS in original woodland camo during Balikata+
    : 2014 33 RQS /ZZ
    hh-60g 91-26404 : USAF 33 RQS; w/o 06oct94 flew into power lines near Osan AB, Korea during +
    hh-60g 91-26405 : USAF; 1995 33 RQS /ZZ; 2015 still
    hh-60g 91-26406 : USAF; 1999 33 RQS /ZZ
    : Oct15 as 33 RQS /ZZ in Pacific Thunder 15-2, South Korea
    : 13dec16 asg 33 RQS rescued crashed Marine Osprey crew
    70-1767 hh-60g 92-26461 : 13 pictured (pic1) as 33 RQS /MY at Kandahar, Afghanistan





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