The H-19D model was powered by 550hp engine,
an had an all up weight of 7,200 lbs, with a crew of 2, plus 10 troops of 8, stretchers.
In 1958, PAF received 8 H-19Ds to perform
Search & Rescue duties. It marked the beginning of
in PAF, and in Pakistan as a whole. The last H-19D was phased out in 1971