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Sikorsky S-61 Sea King
  Silhouette image of generic model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different   Sikorsky S-61 Sea King
 
 First flight: 1959
 2 Turboprop engines
298 occurrences in the ASN safety database
492 fatalities
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acc. date type reg. operator fat. location   dmg    
23 Apr 1960 Sikorsky HSS-2 United States Navy (USN) 3 Stratford, CT w/o
15 Oct 1962 Sikorsky HSS-2 United States Navy (USN) 2 25 mi off San Diego, CA w/o
19 Oct 1962 Sikorsky SH-3A 149004 United States Navy (USN) 2 Guantanamo Bay OpArea mis
15 Aug 1963 Sikorsky SH-3A Sea King 149911 United States Navy (USN) 4 Gulf of Alaska w/o
25 Feb 1965 Sikorsky SH-3A Seaking 149703 US Navy 3 South China Sea w/o
6 Nov 1965 Sikorsky CH-3E Sea King (S-61R) 63-9685 United States Air Force (USAF) 0 N of Thanh Hoa, North Vietnam w/o
2 Feb 1966 Sikorsky S-61N AP-AOC Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) 23 Faridpur, East Pakistan w/o
1 Sep 1966 Sikorsky CH-3E Sea King (S-61R) 64-14227 United States Air Force (USAF) 0 South Vietnam w/o
10 Dec 1966 Sikorsky S-61N AP-AOA Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) 1 near Dacca w/o
16 Jan 1967 Mitsubishi HSS-2 (SH-3A) 8008 JMSDF 6+4 10 mi of Tokushima prefecture w/o
6 Feb 1967 Sikorsky CH-3E Sea King (S-61R) 65-12779 United States Air Force (USAF) 3 North Vietnam w/o
13 May 1967 Sikorsky S-61N OY-HAE Grønlandsfly A/S 0 Godthåb (Nuuk) (GOH) w/o
19 Jul 1967 Sikorsky SH-3A Sea King (S-61) 151538 United States Navy (USN) 4 near Phu Ly, Nam Ha Province, North Vietnam w/o
23 Aug 1967 Sikorsky CH-3E Sea King (S-61R) 64-14236 United States Air Force (USAF) 0 Laos w/o
5 Oct 1967 Mitsubishi HSS-2 (SH-3A) 8001 JMSDF w/o
6 Nov 1967 Sikorsky CH-3C United States Air Force (USAF) 1 Sheppard AFB, TX sub
30 Nov 1967 Sikorsky CHSS-2 Sea King (S-61B) 4002 Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) 2 Atlantic Ocean off Bermuda w/o
30 Dec 1967 Sikorsky CH-3C Sea King (S-61R) 63-9678 United States Air Force (USAF) 0 Laos w/o
10 Feb 1968 Sikorsky S-61A-1 U-281 Flyvevåbnet 5 Vadehavet w/o
22 Feb 1968 Sikorsky CHSS-2 Sea King (S-61B) 4027 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) w/o
30 Mar 1968 Sikorsky CH-3E Sea King (S-61R) 66-13294 United States Air Force (USAF) 0 Laos w/o
22 May 1968 Sikorsky S-61L N303Y Los Angeles Airways 23 Paramount, CA w/o contains link to final investigation report
23 May 1968 Sikorsky CH-3E Sea King (S-61R) 66-13295 United States Air Force (USAF) 5 Khe Sanh, Quang Tri, South Vietnam w/o
14 Aug 1968 Sikorsky S-61L N300Y Los Angeles Airways 21 Compton, CA w/o contains link to final investigation report
30 Sep 1968 Mitsubishi HSS-2 (SH-3A) 8024 JMSDF 2 off Akita Prefecture w/o
16 Oct 1968 Sikorsky CH-3E Sea King (S-61R) 65-12786 United States Air Force (USAF) 0 off North Vietnam w/o
15 Jan 1969 Sikorsky CH-3E Sea King (S-61R) 67-14702 United States Air Force (USAF) 0 Laos w/o
15 Jan 1969 Westland Sea King HAS1 XV372 Westland Helicopters 0 West Harptree, Somerset w/o
17 Jan 1969 Sikorsky CH-3C Sea King (S-61R) 61-12582 United States Air Force (USAF) 3 Na Khang (LS36) w/o
19 Jan 1969 Sikorsky CH-3E Sea King (S-61R) 63-9689 United States Air Force (USAF) 0+1 Thailand w/o
17 Feb 1969 Sikorsky CH-3C Sea King (S-61R) 63-9682 United States Air Force (USAF) 0 Laos w/o
26 Feb 1969 Sikorsky CH-3E Sea King (S-61R) 64-14237 United States Air Force (USAF) 0 Laos w/o
18 Mar 1969 Sikorsky SH-3H Sea King United States Navy (USN) 1 Sugarloaf Key, FL w/o
27 Jun 1969 Sikorsky CH-3E Sea King (S-61R) 65-5691 United States Air Force (USAF) 0 Laos w/o
6 Oct 1969 Sikorsky CH-3C Sea King (S-61R) 64-14222 United States Air Force (USAF) 0 Muang Phine Airport w/o
6 Oct 1969 Sikorsky CH-3C Sea King (S-61R) 62-12579 United States Air Force (USAF) 0 Muang Phine Airport w/o
30 Apr 1970 Sikorsky S-61N CF-OKP Okanagan 0 Shelburne, NS sub
13 Aug 1970 Sikorsky CH-3E Sea King (S-61R) 63-9681 United States Air Force (USAF) 4 near Ubon w/o
15 Nov 1970 Sikorsky S-61N-II G-ASNM British European Airways (BEA) Helicopters Ltd 0 North Sea, ca 52 nm NE of Aberdeen w/o contains link to final investigation report
21 Nov 1970 Sikorsky S-61D-3 (SH-3D) N-3009 Aviação Naval Brasileira 0 near Florianópolis, SC w/o
unk. date 1970 Sikorsky S-61N CF-CGF Transport Canada w/o
7 Nov 1971 Sikorsky CH-124A Sea King (S-61B) 12420 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) 3 Caribbean Sea, off HMCS Nipigon w/o
22 Nov 1971 Sikorsky S-61N OY-HAI Grønlandsfly A/S 0 Kangerlussuaq sub
13 Jan 1972 Westland Sea King HAS1 XV645 Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm 0 22 mi S of Portland, Dorset w/o
11 Mar 1972 Sikorsky S-61A-4 Nuri FM1143 TUDM (Royal Malaysian Air Force) 4 near Kampung Gambang, Pahang w/o
10 Apr 1972 Westland Sea King HAS1 XV662 Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm 0 7 mi S of The Lizard, Cornwell w/o
3 Jun 1972 Sikorsky SH-3D Sea King 154109 US Navy 0 Philippine Sea w/o
15 Nov 1972 Sikorsky CH-124A Sea King (S-61B) 12432 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) CFB Shearwater w/o
14 Dec 1972 Sikorsky S-61A Payloader N318Y Columbia Construction 2 near Chelan, WA sub contains link to final investigation report
14 Feb 1973 Sikorsky CH-3C Sea King (S-61R) 62-12577 United States Air Force (USAF) w/o
4 Apr 1973 Sikorsky S-61N G-AZNE Bristow Helicopters 0 Glomar Oil Rig, North Sea w/o
26 Apr 1973 Sikorsky CH-124A Sea King (S-61B) 12418 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) w/o
26 May 1973 Sikorsky VH-3A Sea King 150612 US Marine Corps 1 off Gran Cayo w/o
9 Jul 1973 Sikorsky S-61N-II LN-OQA Helikopter Service 4 North Sea sub
25 Oct 1973 Sikorsky S-61N OY-HAI Grønlandsfly A/S 15 Lille Narssuaq w/o
16 Jan 1974 Westland Sea King MK41 89+61 Westland Helicopters (German Naval Aviation) 0 Yeovil Airfield, Yeovil, Somerset w/o contains link to final investigation report
21 Mar 1974 Westland Sea King HAS1 XV702 824 NAS FAA RN 4 1 mi W of Black Head, Coverack, Cornwall w/o
10 May 1974 Sikorsky S-61N PH-NZC KLM Noordzee Helicopters 6 North Sea NE of Friesland w/o
19 Nov 1974 Westland Sea King HAS1 XV644 Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm 0 21 mi S of Portland Bill, Dorset w/o
12 Dec 1974 Westland Sea King HAS1 XV667 Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm 0 Bay of Biscay w/o
19 May 1975 Sikorsky SH-3D Sea King Z.9A-10 Spanish Naval Aviation 0 w/o
4 Jun 1975 Sikorsky SH-3D Sea King 152711 HS-4 US Navy 1 off NAS Imperial Beach, CA mis
10 Oct 1975 Sikorsky S-61A-4 Nuri FM1711 TUDM (Royal Malaysian Air Force) 0 Terendak Camp, Sungai Udang, Melaka w/o
21 Oct 1975 Westland Sea King Mk50 N16-117 Royal Australian Navy (RAN) 0 Shoalhaven Bight w/o
3 Nov 1975 Sikorsky SH-3D Sea King 154110 US Navy HS-8 w/o
17 Nov 1975 Westland Sea King HAS1 XV695 Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm 0 8 mi from HMS Hermes w/o
22 Jan 1976 Sikorsky SH-3G Sea King 152117 HS-6 US Navy 0 w/o
31 Mar 1976 Westland Sea King HAS1 XV669 Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm 0 18 mi S of Portland Bill, Dorset w/o
14 Apr 1976 Sikorsky SH-3D Sea King Z.9A-4 Spanish Naval Aviation 0 w/o
26 Apr 1976 Sikorsky S-61A-4 Nuri FM1715 TUDM (Royal Malaysian Air Force) 11 Gubir, Kuala Nerang, Kedah w/o
30 Jun 1976 Westland Sea King Mk50 N16-113 Royal Australian Navy (RAN) 0 off Kiama w/o
19 Aug 1976 Sikorsky S-61D-3 (SH-3D) N-3008 Aviação Naval Brasileira near Cabo Frio, RJ w/o
8 Feb 1977 Mitsubishi HSS-2 (SH-3A) 8035 JMSDF w/o
29 Apr 1977 Westland Sea King Mk43 072 Luftforsvaret (RNoAF) 3 W of Sola Air Station (SVG) w/o
9 May 1977 Westland Sea King Mk50 N16-119 Royal Australian Navy (RAN) 0 off Cocos (Keeling) Islands w/o
16 May 1977 Sikorsky S-61L-II N619PA New York Airways 4+1 Pan Am Heliport, New York, NY sub contains link to final investigation report
19 Aug 1977 Mitsubishi HSS-2 (SH-3A) 8037 JMSDF w/o
1 Oct 1977 Sikorsky S-61N G-BBHN Bristow Helicopters Ltd 0 North Sea, 48nm NE of Aberdeen sub contains link to final investigation report
25 Oct 1977 Westland Sea King HAS1 XV646 Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm 0 Atlantic Ocean w/o
23 Nov 1977 Sikorsky S-61N-II LN-OSZ Helikopter Service 12 North Sea, 28nm SW of Varhaug Console Offshore Installation w/o
7 Dec 1977 Mitsubishi HSS-2 (SH-3A) 8049 JMSDF w/o
7 Jan 1978 Sikorsky SH-3H Sea King 149693 HS-9 US Navy w/o
7 Feb 1978 Sikorsky S-61L N305V 0 near Florence, Indiana sub
18 Mar 1978 Sikorsky SH-3D Sea King 152695 HS-11 US Navy w/o
13 May 1978 Sikorsky SH-3D Sea King 156497 US Navy w/o
14 May 1978 Sikorsky SH-3D Sea King 152713 US Navy w/o
26 Jun 1978 Sikorsky S-61N-II LN-OQS Helikopter Service 18 North Sea, 55 nm NNW off Bergen w/o contains link to final investigation report
24 Oct 1978 Sikorsky S-61N G-AWFX British Airways Helicopters 0 Bredford Dolphin, offshore installation, North Sea sub
3 Nov 1978 Sikorsky SH-3G Sea King HS.9-2 Spanish Naval Aviation 0 w/o
21 Feb 1979 Sikorsky SH-3D Sea King 154111 HS-8 US Navy w/o
8 Apr 1979 Sikorsky SH-3A Sea King 152127 HS-84 US Navy 5 Approx. 10 miles NE of Benson, AZ w/o
18 Apr 1979 Sikorsky S-61L-II N618PA New York Airways 3 Newark, NJ sub contains link to final investigation report
23 May 1979 Westland Sea King Mk50 N16-098 Royal Australian Navy (RAN) 0 90 km E of Jervis Bay w/o
24 May 1979 Mitsubishi HSS-2A (SH-3D) 8070 JMSDF 1 off Chosi w/o
14 Jan 1980 Westland Sea King HAS2 XZ572 Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm 0 Atlantic Ocean, off Florida w/o
19 Mar 1980 Mitsubishi HSS-2A (SH-3D) 8060 JMSDF w/o
30 Mar 1980 Mitsubishi HSS-2 (SH-3A) 8033 JMSDF w/o
15 Jun 1980 Sikorsky SH-3G Sea King 149700 / GF VC-8 US Navy 8 Correct Harbor, Virgin Islands w/o
19 Jul 1980 Sikorsky S-61A-4 Nuri FM1717 TUDM (Royal Malaysian Air Force) 0 48 km from Ipoh, Perak sub
9 Oct 1980 Sikorsky S-61A-4 Nuri FM1706 TUDM (Royal Malaysian Air Force) 0 Santubong, N of Kuching (KCH), Sarawak sub

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