Type: AB 212
Built: Agusta, Italy
Commissioned Turkish Navy: 4 August 1977
Decommissioned Turkish Navy: 25 March 2013
Transferred to Izmir Warships Museum: 22 May 2014
Beam: 3.96 meters
Displacement: 8000 lb
The AB 212 class helicopter with the tail number (TCB 36) joined the Turkish Fleet in 1977, and saw some 36 years of active service, playing an important part at ensuring peace and prosperity in our the seas around Turkey. After flying nearly 7,000 hours in successful missions, the helicopter’s active service ended in 2013. With the contribution of the Turkish Navy’s Southern Area Commandership and the İzmir Metropolitan Municipality, it has been on exhibit on the helicopter platform of the Ege Museum Ship in İzmir/İnciraltı pier since 22 May 2014.