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'''57-1620''' was a [[:Category:Sikorsky H-19|Sikorsky H-19D-5-SI Chickasaw]]
 
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=History=
 
=History=
Built as c/n 55-1180, 57-1620 was passed to the United Nations, as ONU-71620, during July 1960, for use in Congo. Captured by Katangese forces in 1961 and briefly used by them, the helicopter was still around when Katangan secession ended in 1963, but was never recaptured by UN.<ref>http://cgibin.rcn.com/jeremy.k/cgi-bin/gzUsafSearch.pl?target=&content=Captured</ref>
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Built as c/n '''55-1180''', 57-1620 was passed to the United Nations, as '''ONU-71620''', during July 1960, for use in Congo. Captured by Katangese forces in 1961 and briefly used by them, the helicopter was still around when Katangan secession ended in 1963, but was never recaptured by UN forces.<ref>http://cgibin.rcn.com/jeremy.k/cgi-bin/gzUsafSearch.pl?target=&content=Captured</ref>
   
 
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[[Category:Congo Crisis]]
 
[[Category:Congo Crisis]]
 
[[Category:Sikorsky H-19]]
 
[[Category:Sikorsky H-19]]
[[Category:Individual Aircraft]]
 
 
[[Category:Needs Picture]]
 
[[Category:Needs Picture]]

Latest revision as of 13:30, 26 November 2017


History[]

Built as c/n 55-1180, 57-1620 was passed to the United Nations, as ONU-71620, during July 1960, for use in Congo. Captured by Katangese forces in 1961 and briefly used by them, the helicopter was still around when Katangan secession ended in 1963, but was never recaptured by UN forces.[1]

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