This helicopter when in service to the West German Bundeswehr as 72+67 since July 1969 has been painted in special anniversary markings to celebrate the 50 years Niederstetten (ETHN) and 40 years of the THr 30.
This had its first public appearance as such at the 10th anniversary of the Muna Museum at Marktbergl on the 19th of June 2011.
And the airfield festival of Schenkenturm near Wuerzburg on the 25th of June 2011.
Photographed by me inside-out and in detail 1st of July 2011.
SOC as PWFU in 2012 and was stored for parting out at Niederstetten.
It was taking part again at the airfield festival of Schenkenturm near Wuerzburg on the 14th of July 2013. Transported by road? Returned and still stored in Niederstetten during May 2015.
Photographed by me at Niederstetten inside-out and in detail on the 6th of March 2020.
After being parted out for spares, the empty main fuselage was sold to Wuerth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG at Drillberg, Bad Mergentheim. This was then airlifted as a training exercise for external transportation via NH-90 TTH 78+16 ? to the industrial area of Wuerth in September 2020 and became preserved there on a poll since the 26th of October 2020.
Video 1 by Bundeswehr shows the transport of a special kind during September 2020.