Substantially damaged by ground resonance
Substantially damaged by ground resonance
Oceania Aviation are pleased to announce the recent signing of an agreement with Pakistan authorities for the training and development of government-nominated engineers in the overhaul and servicing of leading dynamic components, rotor blades, piston engines and calendar parts for the Sikorsky S300C. The agreements will see Engineers from Pakistan accommodated in New Zealand for… Read more »
Source: Oceania Aviation, 17-Mar-16
Helicopter was hovering approximately 40 feet AGL to assess the landing area. The helicopter moved laterally to the right in order to increase the visibility of the landing area. During this time, the helicopter rotated to the right and started to spin about the vertical axis. An attempt to control the rotational spin was made,… Read more »
Reported engine failure with a total loss of engine power whilst on aerial photography, and helicopter rolled onto starboard side and suffered significant damage. The 39-year-old pilot and his 65 years old co-pilot were slightly injured
The pilot reported that during the approach, he noticed erratic cyclic control movements and subsequently landed hard. Postaccident examination of the helicopter by an Federal Aviation Administration inspector revealed that the main rotor blades and tail boom were substantially damaged.
hard landing off field. Substantially damaged
Two fatalities – later named as Hudson Simmons and Hayden Simmons. Unknown circumstances Location is very close to state line. Incident location reported relative to both Lewiston ID and Asotin WA which are opposite sides of the river forming the state line at this point.
Crashed on routine night training flight, killing instructor and student. A later report named the instructor as Anthony Gallerai and the student as Kristian Blackwell
During the landing approach at a height of about 20-30 feet above the ground, a quick right yaw occurs. Pilot lost control resulting in a hard landing and the helicopter rolled to the side and suffered significant damage, but the pilot was not injured. CADORS 2014Q2226
Touched down hard, striking the tail rotor
Force landed, pilot had minor injuries
Helicopter fell over onto port side on landing. Male pilot uninjured, female passenger slight injuries.
Struck cables while crop spraying, extensively damaged. CADORS 2014Q1500
Three injured (one seriously) in low level accident at base airfield
2POB escaped unharmed. helicopter rolled off bank into the waters of Pitt Lake, British Columbia CADORS 2014P0128
Landing accident, helicopter on its side
Landing accident on training flight, helicopter ended up on its port side. Both occupants to hospital
Two killed on instructional flight. Reports state R44 as helicopter type but photo evidence shows S300C. Tail boom and tail rotor separate from the rest of the wreckage which was completely burned out.
Minor rotor blade damage on departure
Sikorsky have confirmed to HeliHub.com that they have restarted the Schweizer S300C production line at Coatesville, Pennsylvania, and delivered the first two helicopters from that line in July 2013. Our research suggests these are serials S1954 and S1956 to customers in China. A total of 19 S300Cs are being built at Coatesville, serials S1954 to… Read more »
Source: HeliHub.com, 18-Nov-13
During a tea tree spray operation in a gully, helicopter turned into a wire, 20-30 ft. AGL. Pilot was aware of the wire. NZ occurrence ref 13/5709
Force landing in muddy area
“Collision with terrain”. Operator specialises in agricultural work. CADORS 2013Q2216
Minor damage on landing at base. http://www.helicopterflightservices.com/
Training flight, minor injuries to 2 POB
Training flight, one fatal, one injured. Helicopter ended upside-down on the banks of a river
Helicopter ditched in lake shortly after take-off. 2 POB (pilot Gordon Wuebbolt and his daughter) swam ashore.
Cherokee Nation Industries is furthering its relationship with industry leader Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. The tribal enterprise was recently honored as a 2013 Sikorsky Gold Supplier and awarded a $5.1 million contract to provide frame and instrument panel assembly for the S-300C helicopter. “Aerospace and defense manufacturing is a core industry in Oklahoma and our business… Read more »
Source: Cherokee Nation, 09-May-13
Minor damage during training flight
Training accident, helicopter ended up on its side in grassy field. The two occupants of the aircraft were identified as pilot Captain Manuel Poblete FAP Pardo Aguilar (30) and passenger Major FAP Candle Italo Fernandez (36)
Two occupants, substantially damaged
General media reported it as a tail rotor issue while hovering.Â Helicopter came to rest close to a fence
Unknown circumstances, according to FAA records
Helicopter crashed into a river on a training flight.Â Student pilot Captain Shmer and instructor Major Zahid Bari missing, presumed dead due to the fast flow rate of the river. Update – student’s body recovered some days later.Â Helicopter type confirmed from 26s in to this video
Crashed in a residential neighbourhood, both occupants hospitalised -Alan Cottrell and Ron Ponce
Sikorsky AircraftÂ has announced the sale of twoÂ S-300Câ„¢ helicopters with an option for four more, to IPTN North America, a subsidiary of PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI)/Indonesian Aerospace (IAe). These S-300C helicopters will support the Indonesian Armyâ€™s requirements to train more than 100 new pilots in the next few years. In March 2012, the Indonesian Minister of… Read more »
Source: Sikorsky, 16-Apr-12
During the return from crop spraying operations, the engine lost power, resulting in a forced landing. The pilot was not injured, however the helicopter caught fire and was destroyed.
Tail rotor strike during autorotation
Emergency landing on harbour-side dock.Â Pilot listed as Frank Proebster, aged 41
Heavy landing which damaged the helicopter after pilot Steven Rindone experienced severe in-flight vibration and put the helicopter down as soon as he could.
The pilot reported that while flying low over a cherry orchard to dry the cherries, the engine experienced a loss of power. The helicopter subsequently settled into the trees.
Sikorsky Global Helicopters, a Sikorsky company, today at Heli-Expo honored EDRA AeronÃ¡utica of Brazil for its contributions to law enforcement flight training through the use of S-300 series helicopters. Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). EDRA has been a distributor for Sikorsky light helicopters since 1997 and has been… Read more »
Source: Schweizer, 21-Feb-10
25-Jan-09 ZK-HVX Schweizer S300C Waitakaruru, Waikato, New Zealand