Mil Mi-17 ‘Hip-H’

in Turkish Cypriot Security Force service

History

Two Mi-17 reportedly in use around 1999. The Turkish Army never used this type, only the Jandarmerie, so the possible origin of these helicopters is mysterious. Used for Security duties.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
?     199?  
?     199?  

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References

  • Aerospace Encyclopedia of World Air Forces (Aerospace, 1999) p.170

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To be added.

Bell UH-1 Iroquois

in Turkish Cypriot Security Force service

History

Some Bell UH-1 acquired from the Turkish Army in the 1970s. One reference identifies them as “UH-1D” variants, but the Turkish Army only used the AB204, AB205 and UH-1H versions. Used for security duties. Retired when replaced by the AS 532 Cougar.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
?     19??  
?     19??  

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References

  • Aerospace Encyclopedia of World Air Forces (Aerospace, 1999) p.170

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To be added.

Aerospatiale AS 532 Cougar

in Turkish Cypriot Security Force service

History

Two AS 532 acquired from the Turkish Army sometime between 1996 and 2005. Used for Security duties. One appears to be dedicated to Search and Rescue duties, and the other to Medical Evacuation.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
?     ?  
?     ?  

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References

Other Sources

To be added.