Built as a CH-147 with cn G-007, it was allocated US Army serial 74-22064 but this was not used, it went to the Canadian AF as 147007 where it was taken on charge in Jun-1975. It was struck of charge in Jan-1992 and then allocated US Army serial 93-0665 for rebuild as CH-47D with a new cn M3665/NL-005 and delivered to the Netherlands AF as D-665, taken on charge in Dec-1995. It is seen here hoisting a tactical load
The Canadian Forces enhanced their transport capability in Afghanistan with the lease of six US Army CH-47Ds that were already in theatre. The US Army helicopters were repainted into Canadian colours, like this 147203 (former 87-00086) at the time of this pictures, this Chinook supported Operation SAIPH that ran from October 2009 - May 2012. This Chinook flew up to October 2011 for the CF and was eventually scrapped, its serviceable components were removed for use in newly purchased F models.