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17-Aug-17 OE-XGM Schweizer 300C Engelhartszell, Austria

Pilot made emergency landing after experiencing problems during photo flight, and subsequent landing in open field left the aircraft on its starboard side.  Passenger received light head injuries

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22-May-17 N2032S Schweizer 300CBi Eden Prairie, US-Minnesota

Fell onto starboard side during training accident.  Two POB not seriously injured

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29-Jul-15 I-GASF Schweizer 300C Gratosoglio, Italy

Helicopter written off in agricultural accident

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09-Jun-15 Schweizer 300 Lac Central, Canada

A private Schweitzer 269C helicopter took off from a sandy beach at Lac Central for Lac Kénogami with a pilot and a passenger on board. During the initial climb, the aircraft (Lycoming HIO-360-D1A engine) experienced a loss of lift for an undetermined reason and crashed in the lake. The occupants were not injured in the accident.  CADORS 2015Q1046

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04-Dec-14 CS-HFD Schweizer 300CBi Ponte de Sor, Portugal (2F)

Crashed on training flight, killing Portuguese instructor and Angolan student

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06-Jul-14 ZK-HON Schweizer 300C Ward, New Zealand

Crashed on hunting expedition.  Both occupants airlifted – pilot Grant McCallum with a broken leg and passenger Sam Kersten with serious back injuries

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13-Jun-14 OO-JCS Schweizer S300C Cerfontaine, Belgium (1F)

Annual licence renewal flight.  Instructor Louis Janssens (69) from Theux died in the accident

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12-Jun-14 G-BWAV Schweizer S300C Dunsfold, UK

The pilot was attempting a practice autorotation when the accident occurred. He did not realise that he had failed to achieve a split between engine and rotor rpm, with the result that the rotor rpm reduced to below the normal operating range. The pilot was unable to prevent the helicopter striking the ground hard. It was destroyed in the accident, although the pilot escaped injury.

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31-May-14 N902CP Schweizer 300C Temple, US-Texas

Rotor separated on landing

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23-Feb-14 VH-HAK Hughes 300C Legerwood, Australia

The helicopter took off to reposition for refuelling and after about 1 minute, at about 30 ft above ground level, the engine stopped. The helicopter landed heavily, collided with an embankment and was substantially damaged.

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21-Jul-13 I-GANI Schweizer 300C Cuneo Levaldigi, Italy

Destroyed in accident, occupants not injured

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03-Jul-13 N888ZW Schweizer S300C Burnham, US-Maine

Two seater helicopter crashed  in a heavily wooded area on a bear hunt.  Both occupants injured – 58-year old pilotEd Friedman, passenger named here as Lisa Bates, 27

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25-Mar-13 N90570 Hughes 300C Rialto, US-California

Landing gear collapsed

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19-Feb-13 N2099S Schweizer 300CBi Titusville, US-Florida

Heavy landing, deforming the skids, on the side of Highway US-1 after engine malfunction

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05-Aug-12 C-FLBI Schweizer 300CBi Widgeon Lake, Canada

Reg C-FLBI is not confirmed but is the only one in this operators fleet to match the details given so far in the CADAORS report, ref 2012P1240

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02-Jun-12 N2196F Schweizer 300 Broomfield, US-Colorado

Badly damaged in heavy landing

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24-May-12 N7505Y Schweizer 300C Asheville, US-North Carolina

Hard landing on the runway, which meant that the runway was closed for 80 minutes.   2 POB not injured.

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13-May-12 N61482 Schweizer 300CBi Hillsboro, US-Oregon

Tail rotor strike on take-off

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21-Apr-12 N34LB Schweizer 300C Schaumburg, US-Illinois

Tail rotor struck ground handling platform during landing

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12-Apr-12 N69HJ Hughes 269A Grinnell, US-Iowa

Substantially damaged due to ground resonance

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12-Apr-12 VT-HAV Schweizer 300C Bangalore, India

Helicopter on training flight made emergency landing on roof of apartment block, ending up on its side. The two occupants of the helicopter were unhurt.  A HAL press release named them as  Air Commodore (Retd) Roj Assey alongwith trainee Capt Digvijay Singh

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05-Mar-12 N1099N Hughes 300C Staples, US-Texas

landed in a field with the tail boom chopped in half.  Remained upright on skids and two occupants not injured

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11-Feb-12 N20536 Schweizer 300C Las Vegas, US-Nevada

Fell on side during landing

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14-Oct-11 N10375 Hughes 269A Fort Worth, US-Texas

A spokesperson for the FAA said the helicopter sustained severe damage, but that neither of the two people on board suffered any injuries.

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29-Apr-11 N9561F Hughes 269B Edgerton, US-Indiana

Crashed during agricultural ops

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13-Mar-11 N958CP Schweizer S300C Apopka, US-Florida

Inflight damage to tail rotor

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15-Nov-10 D-HROM Schweizer 300 Bayreuth, Germany

crashed on approach to Bayreuth/Bindlacher Berg Airport

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11-Nov-10 HB-XYI Schweizer 300 Lanzenhäusern, Switzerland

Helicopter suffered a heavy landing in a field, skids compacted and tail hit the ground. Cabin was untouched.

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06-Oct-10 N2074B Schweizer 300CBi Cocoa, US-Florida

After hitting a bird with the main rotor blade, the passenger and pilot were not hurt. It took crews a few hours to remove the chopper and return it to the Bristow Academy in Titusville.

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15-Sep-10 N302HG Schweizer 300CBi Eastman, US-Georgia

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04-Sep-10 F-GREC Schweizer 300C Fournols, France

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04-Mar-10 ZK-HQO Schweizer 300CBi Ardmore, New Zealand

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19-Jan-10 PA-92 Schweizer S300 San Fernando airport, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2F)

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23-Sep-09 SE-HKF Schweizer 300 South Island, Finnmark, Norway

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22-Sep-09 G-LINX Schweizer 300 Barnaby Sands, Lancashire, UK (2F)

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2-Sep-09 N58163 Schweizer S300 Araphoe, US-Nebraska

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18-Jun-09 N9421K Schweizer S300 East Naples, US-Florida

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13-Jun-09 N1565B Schweizer S300 Titusville, US-Florida

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