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  • usa Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462

    US Marine Corps


    HMH-462 :

    1944 to present    






    Helicopters

    • Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462 US Marine Corps
    • Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462 US Marine Corps

    Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462
    Heavy Haulers, tail code YF, trace back their history to:

    Apr 1944-Sep 1945: Marine Fighting Squadron 462 (VMF-462)
    Sep 1945-Oct 1957: Cadre Status
    Nov 1957-Jun 1965: Marine Helicopter Transport Squadron (Medium) 462 (HMR(M)-462)
    Jun 1965-Mar 1967: Cadre Status
    Mar 1967-Current: Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462 (HMH-462)

    Apr 1944-Sep 1945: Vought F4U-1, FG-1, F3A-1 Corsair
    Nov 1957-Jun 1965: Sikorsky HR2S-1 "Deuce" (CH-37C)
    Mar 1967-1983?: CH-53A Sea Stallion
    1983?-Jun 1992: CH-53D Sea Stallion
    Jun 1992- Present: CH-53E Super Stallion


    Deployed 6 months to Afghanistan second half 2009



    Jan71, I was in 462, all ch53d but a couple of As
    Nov78-Nov79, I was assigned to HMH 462 while the squadron was stationed a Futema Air Station in Okinawa. All the Squadron aircraft were CH-53D's


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    News of Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462


    HMH-462 Super Stallions in Mountain Exercise, 04-Feb-17 : U.S. Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron HMH-462 “Heavy Haulers” conducted cold weather training at Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center (MCMWTC) in Bridgeport, California

    Japan JSDF and U.S. Marines Train for Disasters, 24-Jul-15 : U.S. Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron HMH-462 worked alongside the Japan Self Defense Force (JSDF) in the Churashima Rescue Exercise, aboard Camp Naha, Okinawa, Japan

    HMH-462 squadron celebrates 70 years of service, 28-Apr-14 : MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif by Lance Cpl Christopher Johns, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing – Marines, Sailors, families and former members of Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 462 celebrated the squadron’s 70th anniversary aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., April 26.

    HMH-462 delivers raids to Al Anbar, 08-May-08 : AL-ANBAR PROVINCE, Iraq by Cpl Scott McAdam - Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward), inserted and extracted a raid force here, today.



    Locations


    YearsLocationICAO/FAA
    1998/    MCAS Miramar KNKX
    1957/98MCAS Santa Ana / Tustin KNTK



    Models

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    YearsModels
    1992/    S-80 H-53E     CH-53E Super Stallion
    1983/92 S-65 H-53     CH-53D Sea Stallion
    1967/83 S-65 H-53     CH-53A Sea Stallion
    1957/65 S-56 H-37     HR2S-1




    HMH-462 List of helicopters

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    C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
    65-019 ch-53a 152392 : 1991 as HMH-462 /41 after returning from the Gulf war
    65-113 ch-53a 153727 : w/o 10feb81 HMH-462 /YF-
    65-116 ch-53a 153730 : w/o 05may69 HMH-462 /YF-
    65-124 ch-53a 153738 : asg HMH-462; w/o 09apr69 hit ammo crates with tail rotor at the ammo dump+
    2336 CH-46D 1967 153985 : BV-107M, c/n 2336, ff:?; accepted BuWepsRep FR Morton, PA as CH-46D 153985+
    2362 CH-46D 1967 154011 : BV-107M, c/n 2362, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154011, 2+
    United States Naval Aviation 154011 : Apr/Oct 1980 asg HC-6 Det.8, NAS Norfolk, I deployed to the MED aboard the+
    2365 CH-46D 1967 154014 : BV-107M, c/n 2365, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154014, 2+
    2391 CH-46D 1967 154040 : BV-107M, c/n 2391, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46D 15404+
    2396 CH-46D 1968 154789 : BV-107M, c/n 2396, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46D 15478+
    - 154789 : Apr16 what's left of her now used by the Fort Rucker, AL fire department f+
    2405 CH-46D 1968 154798 : BV-107M, c/n 2405, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46D 15479+
    2407 CH-46D 1968 154800 : BV-107M, c/n 2407, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46D 15480+
    2438 CH-46D 1968 154831 : BV-107M, c/n 2438, ff?; accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46D 15483+
    Sky Aviation N461WY : Sky Aviation Corp at Worland, WY from May14. Purchased through GSA
    : pictured (pic2) at Worland, Wyoming
    65-138 ch-53a 154875 : w/o 16may68 HMH-462 /YF-
    65-218 ch-53d 157127 : 1974-1975 I was the Marine Crew Chief that owned this bird in HMH-462. Too+
    65-231 ch-53d 157138 : w/o 06may85 HMH-462 /YF-50
    : 17 Marines died, 11 from HMH-462, 15 miles south of Yakushima, Japan. Main+
    65-232 ch-53d 157139 : HMH-462 /YF. w/o 21oct77 at Mindoro Philippines 24 fatalities of 37 aboard
    65-280 ch-53d 157154 : w/o 22jan87 HMH-462 /YF; 24mar95 on El Mirage Field, CA scrapyard, only ta+
    65-289 ch-53d 157163 : w/o 25jun88 HMH-462 /YF-
    65-315 ch-53d 157739 : w/o 27jan73 HMH-462 /YF-
    65-319 ch-53d 157743 : w/o 04nov76 HMH-462 /YF-
    26036 ah-1j 157792 : This aircraft was assigned to HMH-462 when it crashed at sea during Operat+
    65-423 ch-53e 161184 : Oct12 HMH-462 /YF-24
    65-479 ch-53e 162002 : Oct14 HMH-462 /YF-38
    65-486 ch-53e 162009 : Oct12 HMH-462 /YF-29
    65-495 ch-53e 162483 : Apr12 HMH-462 /YF-03
    65-500 ch-53e 162488 : Apr12 HMH-462 /YF-23
    65-514 ch-53e 162502 : Oct14 HMH-462 /YF-23
    65-560 ch-53e 163073 : 11mar17 HMH-462./YF-25 at El Centro Airshow
    65-571 ch-53e 163078 : w/o as HMH-462 /YF-21 emergency landing near North Training Area, Takae, +
    65-578 ch-53e 163084 : Oct14 HMH-462 /YF-
    65-588 ch-53e 164360 : Apr12 HMH-462 /YF-28
    : Nov18 as HMH-462 /YF-360 pictured aboard USS Somerset (LPD-25) in Peru for+
    65-589 ch-53e 164361 : Dec13 HMH-462 /YF-51
    65-590 ch-53e 164362 : Oct14 HMH-462 /YF-27
    65-592 ch-53e 164363 : Oct14 HMH-462 /YF-23
    65-593 ch-53e 164364 : 2012 HMH-462 /YF-26
    65-591 ch-53e 164539 YF-10 :
    65-639 ch-53e 165245 : 2013 HMH-462 /YF-20





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