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Sea King Brazil

Minas Gerais, South Atlantic 1996.

An SH-3B (Brazilian designation for the SH-3D) is landing on the aircraft carrier Minas Gerais in October 1996.

N-3017 is now preserved at the military gate of Brasilia airport.

All Brazilian Sea Kings have left service. The carrier was in service between 1960 and 2001. In 2004 she was towed to India and scrapped on a beach.

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Photo taken on 23 March 2018 (© Rob Schleiffert / Flickr)

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