Aircraft Photo of 161527 | Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion | USA - Marines | #201188
Registration / Serial:161527
Military Code:YS-41
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-65
Aircraft Generic Type:Sikorsky S-65 (H-53)
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion
C/n (msn):65429
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
Unit Markings:HMM-162
City / Area:Rotterdam / Harbour [ Off-Airport ]Map (vicinity)
Ship / Rig:USS Saipan LHA2
Photo Date:5 October 1986
Photo by:Stephan de Bruijn
Photo ID: 201188
Photo Comment

The USS Saipan (LHA-2) visited the harbour of Rotterdam. Embarked were CH-46Es, CH-53Es, UH-1Ns and AH-1Ws, all assigned to the HMM-162(Reinforced) "Golden Eagles". This Sea Stallion was resting at the deck. The helicopter was detached to HMM-162(R) from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 464 (HMH) 464 Condors as part of the Aviation Combat Element within the 22nd Marine Amphibious Unit.

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