Sikorsky Whirlwind S-55C IZ-649

Construction Number Not Available
Other Identities 55-727
Dates in Service : 1954-06-03 - 0000-00-00
Status: Unknown
Remarks: Cr? Ernakulam Channel?

Date of Crash  01 Jan 54 Aircraft Type  Whirlwind S-55C
Serial Number  IZ-649 Unit  NAVY
Pilot details Lt Kutty Menon
Lt Wadhwan
Short Text  Ditched in Ernakulam canal Cochin on loan to Navy. Wg Cdr U Kartha: one S-55 (Z 649) which went into water by Lts Kutty Menon & Wadhwan (salvaged and repaired by Sikorsky rep in HAL B'lore) around 1958

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