23-Aug-15 N315TV Schweizer 300C Mesa, US-Arizona

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.

Date
August 23, 2015
Reg
N315TV
Make
Schweizer
Model
S300C
MSN
S1773
Location
Falcon Field, Mesa
Country
US-Arizona
CivilMilitary
Civil
Operator
Canyon-State-Aero
Link 1
http://www.asias.faa.gov/pls/apex/f?p=100:96:::::P96_ENTRY_DATE,P96_MAKE_NAME,P96_FATAL_FLG:25-AUG-15,SCHWEIZER
Link 2
http://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20150824X75351&key=1

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