Bell 47

in Icelandic Coast Guard Service

Key Facts

Total Delivered: 1
Service Entry: 1965
Retirement: 1984

History

One Bell 47J-2A obtained in 1965. It crashed on 9 October 1971, but was presumably repaired. Two OH-13S (Bell 47G) obtained in 1973. First example withdrawn 1984 and became G-BJFI, second example withdrawn 8 December 1980 and became G-WYTE. All used for liaison/light transport.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
TF-EIR 3305   1965 Bell 47J-2A, CAA No.144, to N333TD in 1977
TF-HUG 3173 63-13763 1973 OH-13S/Bell 47G-2A, CAA No.226. damaged landing aboard CG cutter Aegir, wfu 1984. To G-BJFI.
TF-MUN 3294 64-15426 1973 OH-13S/Bell 47G-2A, CAA No.236. wfu 8 Dec 1980. To G-WYTE.

Pictures

[Bell 47J]
TF-EIR (Photo, Olafur Sigurdsson Collection)

[Bell 47G]
TF-HUG (Photo, Eggert Norðdahl)

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