789th Transport Helicopter Squadron

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789th Transport Helicopter Squadron
789. transportna helikopterska eskadrila
Active October, 1968 – 1990
Disbanded 1990
Country  Yugoslavia
Branch Yugoslav Air Force
Type Squadron
Role Helicopter
Part of 119th Aviation Brigade
Garrison/HQ Niš

The 789th Transport Helicopter Squadron (Serbo-Croatian: 789. transportna helikopterska eskadrila / 789. транспортна хеликоптерска ескадрила) was a helicopter squadron of Yugoslav Air Force formed in October 1968 at Niš airport.

History[edit]

The 48th Helicopter Squadron was formed at Niš airport in May 1968 as part of 119th Transport Helicopter Regiment. It was equipped with Soviet-made Mil Mi-8T transport helicopters.

In 1990 due the "Jedinstvo 3" reorganization plan, 789th Squadron was disbanded. Personnel and equipment were attached to 787th Transport Helicopter Squadron of same 119th Aviation Brigade.[1]

Assignments[edit]

Bases stationed[edit]

  • Niš (1968–1990)

Equipment[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dimitrijević, Bojan. Jugoslovensko Ratno Vazduhoplovstvo 1942-1992. Beograd, 2006, p. 373.