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Aerospatiale SA 341H Gazelle 'Partizan' * Current *
Twenty-one Aerospatiale-built SA 341H delivered 1972-73, followed by 102 licence-built by Soko - delivered from 1980. The local designations are HO-42 utility variant [36+22 aircraft], HI-42 recce variant (SA 341H-HERA) [21 aircraft], HS-42 rescue variant [5 aircraft] and HN-42M anti-tank variant (SA 341H-GAMA) [40 aircraft]. Used by ? units. The original HO-42 serials were later revised to the 12601 to 12636 range.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
12001 1030   ? SA 341H
12002 1048   ? SA 341H
12003 1049   ? SA 341H
12004 1062   ? SA 341H
12005 1079   ? SA 341H, HO-42, reserialled 12611, to YU-HEN, RA-1341K
12006 1093   ? SA 341H
12007 1106   ? SA 341H
12008 1121   ? SA 341H
12009 1127   ? SA 341H
12010 1139   ? SA 341H
12011 1140   ? SA 341H, HO-42, reserialled 126.., to YU-HEO
12012 1162   ? SA 341H
12013 1164   ? SA 341H, HO-42, conv to SA 341G, reserialled 126..., to F-GRVC 1996
12014 1183   ? SA 341H
12015 1202   ? SA 341H
12016 1203   ? SA 341H
12017 1220   ? SA 341H
12018 1222   ? SA 341H
12019 1242   ? SA 341H
12020 1243   ? SA 341H
12021 1247   ? SA 341H
12601     ? HO-42, w/o 24 Dec 1987
12602     ? HO-42
12603     ? HO-42
12604     ? HO-42, to Bosnia Srpska 1995
12605     ? HO-42
12606     ? HO-42, to Bosnia Srpska 1995
12607     ? HO-42
12608     ? HO-42, w/o May 1986 at Široki Brijeg
12609     ? HO-42, noted Feb 1992
12610     ? HO-42
12611 1079 12005 ? SA 341H, HO-42, formerly JRV 12005, to YU-HEN, RA-1214K 2003
12612     ? HO-42, noted Sept 1989
12613     ? HO-42
12614     ? HO-42
12615     ? HO-42
12616 008   ? HO-42, to HA-LFP 1997
12617 009   ? HO-42, to YU-HEF 1998, S5-HCH
12618     ? HO-42
12619 011   ? Soko 341H, HO-42, to YU-HEH 1998, noted in UK Dec 2004
12620 012   ? Soko 341H, HO-42, to YU-HEI 1998
12621     ? HO-42
12622 014   ? Soko 341H, HO-42, to YU-HEE 1996, later RA-00502, w/o
12623     ? HO-42
12624     ? HO-42
12625     ? HO-42
12626     ? HO-42, Ground Instruction Air Force Academy Feb 1988
12627     ? HO-42
12628     ? HO-42
12629     ? HO-42
12630     ? HO-42
12631     ? HO-42
12632     ? HO-42
12633     ? HO-42
12634     ? HO-42
12635     ? HO-42
12636     ? HO-42
12651     ? HO-42, noted Aug 2004
12652     ? HO-42
12653     ? HO-42
12654 022   ? Soko 341H, HO-42, to HA-LFO 1997
12655     ? HO-42
12656 024   ? Soko 341H, HO-42, to YU-HCY
12657     ? HO-42
12658     ? HO-42, noted Feb 1992
12659 027   ? HO-42, to YU-HDP 1997, S5-HCR 2002
12660 028   ? Soko 341H, HO-42, to Slovenia 27 June 1991 as TO-001, SL-HAA, S5-HAA, preserved
12661     ? HO-42, to Bosnia Srpska 1995
12662     ? HO-42
12663     ? HO-42, to Bosnia Srpska 1995
12664     ? HO-42, w/o 25 June 1991 at Ljubljana
12665 048?   ? HO-42, w/o 30 Dec 2003
12666     ? HO-42
12667     ? HO-42, to Bosnia Srpska 1995
12668     ? HO-42
12669     ? HO-42
12670     ? HO-42
12671     ? HO-42
12672     ? HO-42, to YU-HDY
12701     ? HI-42
12702     ? HI-42, 714 Esk, noted Aug 2004
12703     ? HI-42
12704     ? HI-42
12705 084   ? Soko 341H, HI-42, 714 Esk, to HA-LFV Apr 2003
12706     ? HI-42, w/o 12 Oct 1984
12707     ? HI-42
12708     ? HI-42
12709     ? HI-42, to Bosnia Srpska 1995
12710     ? HI-42
12711     ? HI-42
12712     ? HI-42
12713 092   ? HI-42, to YU-HEM
12714     ? HI-42
12715     ? HI-42
12716 095   ? HI-42, 714 Esk, to HA-LFY Aug 2002
12717     ? HI-42
12718     ? HI-42, noted 1984
12719 098   ? HI-42, noted Aug 2004
12720     ? HI-42
12721     ? HI-42, noted Aug 1989
12751     ? HS-42
12752     ? HS-42
12753     ? HS-42, noted 1992
12754 018   ? Soko 341H, HO-42, to YU-HDM, w/o 1995
12755     ? HS-42
12801 063   ? HN-42M, noted June 2003
12802     ? HN-42M, w/o ? 1983 at Batajnica ?
12803     ? HN-42M
12804     ? HN-42M
12805     ? HN-42M
12806     ? HN-42M, noted June 2003
12807     ? HN-42M
12808     ? HN-42M
12809     ? HN-42M, to Bosnia Srpska 1995
12810     ? HN-42M, w/o ? date
12811     ? HN-42M
12812     ? HN-42M, w/o ? date
12813     ? HN-42M, GI JRV Academy Zadar
12814     ? HN-42M
12815     ? HN-42M
12816     ? HN-42M
12817     ? HN-42M
12818     ? HN-42M
12819     ? HN-42M
12820 063 or 068   ? HN-42M, noted Aug 2004
12821     ? HN-42M
12822     ? HN-42M
12823     ? HN-42M
12824     ? HN-42M, noted Sept 1989
12825     ? HN-42M
12826     ? HN-42M
12827     ? HN-42M
12828     ? HN-42M, w/o ? 1990 at Banja Luka
12829     ? HN-42M, noted June 2003
12830     ? HN-42M
12831     ? HN-42M
12832     ? HN-42M
12833 077   ? HN-42M, noted Aug 2004
12834     ? HN-42M
12835     ? HN-42M
12836     ? HN-42M
12837     ? HN-42M
12838     ? HN-42M
12839     ? HN-42M
12840     ? HN-42M
126... 021     Soko 341H, HO-42, to YU-HDN 1995, HA-VLA, HA-LFR, HA-PPY
126... 045     Soko 341H, HI-42, to HA-LFN 1997
126... 055     Soko 341H, HO-42, to YU-HDY 1996
126... 066     Soko 341H, HO-42, to YU-HCS
127... 090     Soko 341H, HI-42, to HA-LFX Aug 2002
        to YU-HCT
        to YU-HDE [2]
12616? 008?     to YU-HDI 1995
        to YU-HEK
  092     to YU-HEM

References:

  • European Air Forces Directory 2003/04 (Mach III)
  • Thanks to Jos Stevens of Rotorspot for additional updates
  • European Air Forces Directory 2005/06 (Mach III)


Soko SA 342L Gazelle 'Partizan' * Current *
Seventy-five (sixty-seven?) Soko-built SA 342L Gazelle delivered from 1986. Local designations are HO-45 utility variant [27 aircraft] and HN-45M anti-tank variant (SA 342L-GAMA) 48 aircraft]. Used by ? units.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
12870     ? noted Aug 2004
12871     ? wreck Pristina
12872     ? noted 1992
12873     ?  
12874     ?  
12875     ?  
12876     ?  
12877     ?  
12878     ?  
12879     ? 714 Esk noted June 2003
12880     ?  
12881     ?  
12882     ? to Bosnia Srpska 1995
12883     ?  
12884     ?  
12885     ?  
12886     ?  
12887     ?  
12888     ?  
12889     ?  
12890     ?  
12891     ?  
12892     ?  
12893     ?  
12894     ? noted Sept 1998
12895     ? 714 Esk June 1998
12896     ?  
12901     ? HN-45M
12902     ? HN-45M
12903     ? HN-45M, to Bosnia Srpska 1995
12904     ? HN-45M
12905     ? HN-45M
12906     ? HN-45M
12907     ? HN-45M
12908     ? HN-45M
12909     ? HN-45M
12910     ? HN-45M
12911     ? HN-45M, to Bosnia Srpska 1995
12912     ? HN-45M
12913     ? HN-45M, w/o 12 Feb 1992 at Mostar, wreck Mostar July 1996
12914     ? HN-45M
12915     ? HN-45M, to Bosnia Srpska 1995
12916     ? HN-45M
12917     ? HN-45M, to Bosnia Srpska 1995
12918     ? HN-45M
12919     ? HN-45M
12920 133   ? Soko 342L, HN-45M, to YU-HDK 1996, returned to JRV
12921     ? HN-45M, w/o 12 Apr 1988 at Hercegovina
12922     ? HN-45M, to Bosnia Srpska 1995
12923     ? HN-45M
12924     ? HN-45M, accident 31 Apr 1990 at Bijakovici, to Bosnia Srpska 1995
12925     ? HN-45M, to Bosnia Srpska 1995
12926     ? HN-45M
12927     ? HN-45M, to Bosnia Srpska 1995
12928     ? HN-45M, to Bosnia Srpska 1995
12929     ? HN-45M, to Bosnia Srpska 1995
12930     ? HN-45M
12931     ? HN-45M, to Bosnia Srpska 1995
12932     ? HN-45M, to Bosnia Srpska 1995
12933     ? HN-45M, to Bosnia Srpska 1995
12934     ? HN-45M
12935     ? HN-45M
12936 156   ? HN-45M, with VOC Aug 2004
12937     ? HN-45M
12938     ? HN-45M
12939     ? HN-45M
12940     ? HN-45M
12941     ? HN-45M
12942     ? HN-45M
12943     ? HN-45M
12944     ? HN-45M
12945     ? HN-45M
12946     ? HN-45M
12947     ? HN-45M
12948     ? HN-45M, wreck Mostar 1994
Known losses (? variant): ? 1983, 18 Oct 1988 at Zadar, ? 1989 at Bijakovici with 107 AP, ? 1990 at Banja Luka, ? 1990 at Stolaci, 23 July 1991 at Brezovica, 20 Sept 1991 at Split, 5 Oct 1991 at Konavle, 20 Feb 1992 at Drvar.

References:

  • European Air Forces Directory 2003/04 (Mach III)
  • Thanks to Jos Stevens of Rotorspot for additional updates
  • European Air Forces Directory 2005/06 (Mach III)


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