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Mil Mi-2 * Retired *
One Mi-2 delivered in 1992. Used for ? duties. Withdrawn from service in 1995.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
9A-HNA     1992 noted Aug 1993, stored 2005

References:

  • European Air Forces Directory 2005/06 (Mach III)


Mi-8PS-11 H-106. (photo, Joop de Groot - CRMAP)

Mil Mi-8/Mi-17 * Current *
One Mi-8 captured from JRV in September 1991. About 12 Mi-8s received from Eastern Europe via Hungary in 1992. About 20 (24?) ex-Aeroflot Mi-8MTV Hip-Hs obtained from 1993. These helicopters have nose radar. This batch included at least two Salon VIP transport versions with rotor vibration dampers and an air conditioning pack. Used by 20 ETH and 28 ETH for transport duties. The Mi-8P/S/T variants were withdrawn from service by 2004. 10 Mi-8MTVs were upgraded by ZTZ at Velika Gorica in 2004.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
H-101     22 Sept 1991 Mi-8T, ex JRV 12271, 'Stara Frajla', stored Velika Gorica Aug 2004
H-102     19?? Mi-8P, stored Velika Gorica Aug 2004
H-103 10824   19?? Mi-8T, stored Velika Gorica Aug 2004
H-104 10662 SP-SZR 19?? Mi-8PS-11, initially 9A-HAE, stored Velika Gorica Aug 2004
H-105     19?? Mi-8T, stored Velika Gorica Aug 2004
H-106     19?? Mi-8S, stored Velika Gorica Aug 2004
H-151     19?? Mi-8T, stored Zemunik Aug 2003
H-201 95969   19?? Mi-8MTV-1, noted Apr 2004
H-202 95968   19?? Mi-8MTV-1, 28 Esk noted Mar 2001
H-203     19?? Mi-8MTV-1, 20 Esk noted Dec 1999
H-204     19?? Mi-8MTV-1, 20 Esk noted May 2000
H-205     19?? Mi-8MTV-1, 20 Esk noted Aug 1996, w/o 23 Nov 1996
H-206 95666 CCCP-25443 19?? Mi-8MTV-1, 20 Esk noted Mar 2000
H-207     19?? Mi-8MTV-1, w/o 20 July 2004, wreck at Velika Gorica
H-208 96004   19?? Mi-8MTV-1, w/o Feb 1993, wreck Split Feb 2001
H-209     19?? Mi-8MTV-1, 28 ETH, w/o 4 Dec 1994
H-210     19?? Mi-8MTV-1, 'Sveti Ivan', 20 Esk noted May 2001
H-211 96053   19?? Mi-8MTV-1, noted July 2004
H-212 96054   19?? Mi-8MTV-1, noted Apr 2004
H-213 96055   19?? Mi-8MTV-1, 28 Esk noted May 2002
H-214 95878   19?? Mi-8MTV-1, 20 Esk noted May 2002? May 1997 rebuilt to VIP as H-253(2)
H-215     19?? Mi-8MTV-1, noted June 2003
H-217?     19?? Mi-8MTV-1, 20 Esk noted Sept 1998, serial not confirmed
H-251 95987   19?? Mi-8MTV-1, noted June 2003
H-252     19?? Mi-8MTV-1, 20 Esk noted Mar 1998, to BiH as VF-2814?
H-253 95878   19?? Mi-8MTV-1, noted Apr 2004
H-254     19?? Mi-8MTV-1, 20 Esk noted May 1997, 28 ETH
H-265     19?? Mi-8MTV-1, 20 Esk? noted Oct 1997
9A-HAA 10826   19?? Mi-8T, ex Slov-Air, noted 1993
9A-HAB 10824   19?? Mi-8T, ex Slov-Air, to H-103 1993
9A-HIH 99254272   19?? Mi-8, noted June 1996
9A-HHH     19?? Mi-8S, noted Sept 1995
9A-HRH 95876   19?? Mi-8MTV-3 Salon, VIP version by 1996, stored Velika Gorica Aug 2004
? 99254291   19?? Mi-8T, ex RA-25775

References:

  • Insignia Air Force Specials 2: Croatia & Bosnia (1997)
  • European Air Forces Directory 2005/06 (Mach III)

Mi-8MTV-1 204 after overhaul at ZTZ with new grey colour scheme. (photo, Heinz Berger) Mi-8MTV-1 254 in flight after overhaul at ZTZ. (photo, Igor Skenderovic)


Mi-24V with no visible serial circa 1996.
(photo, Heinz Berger)

Mil Mi-24 Hind * Retired *
At least 12 (15?) Mi-24D/-24V delivered from 1993 - possibly from Ukraine. Most were Mi-24Vs. In 1996 six were armed and the rest were unarmed and used for training and medevac duties. Used by 29 EBH until the type was put into storage in 2004.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
H-303 3532424117763   1993 Mi-24V, 29 Esk July 1997
H-304 3532422912747   1993 Mi-24V, stored Velika Gorica Aug 2004
H-305 3532424810857   1993 Mi-24V, 29 Esk Apr 2004
H-306 3532424810871   1993 Mi-24V, 29 Esk June 2003
H-307 35324??808779   1993 Mi-24V, noted June 2003
H-309     1993 Mi-24V, w/o 10 June 1995
H-310     1993 Mi-24V, stored Pleso June 2004
? 3532464505061   1993 Mi-24D, stored Velika Gorica June 2003
? 3532424913763   1993 Mi-24, stored Velika Gorica June 2001
? 3532424913613   1993 Mi-24D, noted June 2003

References:

  • European Air Forces Directory 2003/04 (Mach III)
  • European Air Forces Directory 2005/06 (Mach III)


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