Super Puma

These photos were taken by Anders Nowotny.

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Aerospatiale AS 322 MI Super Puma, called HKP 10 in Sweden.

Twelve helicopters were ordered from France to replace the older HKP 4 (Vertol 107) for rescue missions. Delivery took place from 1988 to 1994 and the aircrafts are based all over Sweden. Registration numbers are 10401-10412. One helicopter crashed fatal 1999 in the north of Sweden during a rescue-mission. It touched the mountain with its rotor blades when getting into position for towing up two injured. 4 crewmembers were killed.

The 7 photos directly below were taken by Anders Nowotny.

front detail with radar and inflatable float help left side cargo door and marking-detail left side wheel-bay and undercarriage, note inflatable float help left side from rear

 

left tailboom detail right side interior with rescue winch cockpit interior