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Agusta-Bell AB204B * Retired *
Eight AB204B (designated (I)UH-1 in service) ordered from Agusta, delivered 8 June 1962-19 July 1963, serialled 220-227. Used in SAR/comms role with 7 sqn. One additional example obtained 31 July 1969, serial 228. Total of nine acquired. Last withdrawn 17 March 1978 and sold in USA.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
220 3010   8 June 1962 wfu 27 Sept 1977, GI Skavsta Sweden May 2001, to Soesterberg 2002, de Kooy 2005
221 3012   9 Aug 1962 wfu 29 Sept 1977, Preserved Aviodrome May 2001, to Anna Paulowna Dec 2003
222 3014   20 Sept 1962 wfu 17 Mar 1978, preserved Halmstad Sweden 2006
223 3016   16 Oct 1962 accident near Valkenburg, w/o 4 May 1964
224 3024   14 Dec 1962 accident w/o 1 April 1969
225 3023   18 Mar 1963 wfu 23 Dec 1977, De Kooy June 2002, Kamp Zeist Museum Apr 2006
226 3032   25 May 1963 wfu 23 Sept 1977, GI Satenas Sweden June 2000, stored Goteburg-Save June 2006
227 3035   19 July 1963 wfu 29 Sept 1977, GI Lulea Sweden June 2001, to Anna Paulowna Dec 2003
228 3017 I-MUNI 31 July 1969 wfu 24 Feb 1978, GI Vasteras Sweden 2001

References:

  • Dutch Military Aviation 1945-1978 by Paul A Jackson (1978)
  • European Air Forces Directory 2007/08 (Mach III Plus)
  • 70 Jaar Marineluchtvaartdienst by N. Geldhof (1987)


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