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Grumman CS-2 Tracker * Retired *
17 De Havilland Canada-built CS2F-1 (CS-2A) received from RCN after overhaul by Fairey Canada, Delivered 6 December 1960 to 18 September 1961. Serials 180-196, all based at Curacao, Netherlands Antilles with 1 sqn for ASW & MR use. Returned to Holland and scrapped 1 May 1968 - 1 August 1970 or to ground instructional use.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
180 DH-5-01 1502 30 Mar 1961 to Valkenburg fire-dump 1 Mar 1971
181 DH-5-02 1503 18 Sept 1961 scrapped Netherlands 11 June 1968
182 DH-5-03 1504 18 Sept 1961 to Valkenburg fire-dump 1 Aug 1971
183 DH-5-04 1505 18 Sept 1961 to TNO Rijswijk 1 Mar 1971
184 DH-5-05 1506 10 Apr 1961 to Anthony Fokker School 1 Jan 1970
185 DH-5-06 1507 18 Sept 1961 to LETS Deelen 1 Aug 1971
186 DH-5-10 1511 6 Dec 1960 scrapped Netherlands 1 Oct 1970
187 DH-5-11 1512 6 Dec 1960 scrapped Netherlands 22 Apr 1970
188 DH-5-12 1513 18 Sept 1961 to MLTS 13 May 1968
189 DH-5-13 1514 6 Dec 1960 scrapped Netherlands 1 Nov 1969
190 DH-5-14 1515 18 Sept 1961 to KLM Schiphol 17 Oct 1968
191 DH-5-15 1516 30 Mar 1961 scrapped Netherlands 1 Aug 1969
192 DH-5-17 1518 30 Mar 1961 scrapped Netherlands 31 July 1970
193 DH-5-21 1522 6 Dec 1960 HTS Haarlem 9 June 1970
194 DH-5-22 1523 6 Dec 1960 scrapped Netherlands 1 June 1970
195 DH-5-23 1524 10 Apr 1961 accident Aruba 26 Aug 1966
196 DH-5-25 1526 18 Sept 1961 scrapped Netherlands 1 May 1968
TNO = Toegepast Natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek
LETS = Luchmacht Electronische en Technische School
MLTS = Marine Luchvaart Technische School
KLM = Koniklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij N.V.
HTS = Hogere Technische School

References:

  • European Air Forces Directory 2003/04 (Mach III Plus)
  • 70 Jaar Marineluchtvaartdienst by N. Geldhof (1987)
  • Aviation News Vol3 No17


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