Aircraft Photo of A2-1019 | Bell UH-1B Iroquois (204) | Australia - Air Force | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:A2-1019
Other Marks:19
Aircraft Original Type:Bell 204 / 205
Aircraft Generic Type:Bell 204/205/210 (H-1/40 Iroquois)
Aircraft Version:Bell UH-1B Iroquois (204)
Operator / Titles:Australia - Air Force
C/n (msn):1019
Location
City / Area:Canberra / War Memorial [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Collection:Australian War Memorial
 
Photo Date:28 June 2010
Photo by:Phil Vabre
Photo ID: 41543
Photo Comment

This Huey was allocated the US serial 63-13587 for administrative purposes, but was delivered new to 9 Sqn RAAF in 1964. Shipped to Vietnam, it served there 1966-68. During that time it saw action at most of the major Australian battles, including being shot down in April 1967. As a result a new tailboom had to be grafted on to the forward fuselage. Allocated to the AWM in 1985 and displayed since 2007 in this very realistic action diorama.

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