Military

France Retires 45-yr-old Alouette 3

By Staff Writer | May 5, 2009

Attack, Observation/Patrol, Utility

The Securite Civile rescue helicopter was retired after an impressive 45 years of active service saving more than 40,000 people in the region, including skiers and mountaineers. Based out of Grenoble and Le Versoud (LFLG), the red Alouette 3 has served the region since 1963. The helicopter has been replaced by the EC145. For related news

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