S300C

First Schweizer 300 ready for delivery after production gap

First Schweizer 300 ready for delivery after production gap

19-Jul-2021Source: HeliHub.com

Schweizer RSG, the current owner of the S300 production line, has announced that their first S300 has been issued a Certificate of Airworthiness, and will soon be delivered to a customer in the African country of Senegal. The 300 production line dates back to when Hughes started it in the 1960s on the US West... Read more

29-Mar-21 D-HRUT Schweizer 300C Schwarze Heide, Germany

29-Mar-21 D-HRUT Schweizer 300C Schwarze Heide, Germany

29-Mar-2021

Crashed during low level manoeuvre on training flight. The 60-year-old instructor from Krefeld was slightly injured, and the 52-year-old student pilot was uninjured, the police reported. Both got out of the wreckage unaided.  Image from Ruhr Nachrichten report  ... Read more

13-Jan-21 N7480F Hughes 300C Spanish Fork, US-Utah

13-Jan-21 N7480F Hughes 300C Spanish Fork, US-Utah

13-Jan-2021

Field landing after reported engine failure on a training flight. No injuries reported to 2POB... Read more

07-Nov-20 N2081G Schweizer 300C Bowman, US-North Dakota

07-Nov-20 N2081G Schweizer 300C Bowman, US-North Dakota

7-Nov-2020

Helicopter tipped over on landing.  2 POB, not injured... Read more

05-Jan-20 N698SH Schweizer 300C Mesa, US-Arizona

05-Jan-20 N698SH Schweizer 300C Mesa, US-Arizona

5-Jan-2020

Aircraft auto-rotated and hit the ground in the desert, Mesa, Arizona.... Read more

10-Jun-17 N7482F Hughes 300C Tallulah, US-Louisiana

10-Jun-17 N7482F Hughes 300C Tallulah, US-Louisiana

13-Jun-2017

Substantially damaged by ground resonance... Read more

Oceania Aviation to train Pakistan 300C engineers

Oceania Aviation to train Pakistan 300C engineers

17-Mar-2016Source: Oceania Aviation

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

22-Sep-15 C-GNET Schweizer S300C Dawson City, Canada

22-Sep-15 C-GNET Schweizer S300C Dawson City, Canada

22-Sep-2015

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

12-Sep-15 D-HHLB Schweizer S300C Delitzsch, Germany

12-Sep-15 D-HHLB Schweizer S300C Delitzsch, Germany

12-Sep-2015

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... Read more

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

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

23-Aug-2015

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.... Read more

18-Aug-15 N17YS Schweizer 300C Las Vegas, US-Nevada

18-Aug-15 N17YS Schweizer 300C Las Vegas, US-Nevada

18-Aug-2015

hard landing off field.  Substantially damaged... Read more

01-Jul-15 N9490F Hughes 300C Asotin, US-Washington (2F)

01-Jul-15 N9490F Hughes 300C Asotin, US-Washington (2F)

1-Jul-2015

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.... Read more

01-Jul-15 N2096W Schweizer 300C Chehalem Airpark, US-Oregon (2F)

01-Jul-15 N2096W Schweizer 300C Chehalem Airpark, US-Oregon (2F)

1-Jul-2015

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... Read more

23-Oct-14 C-GLVP Hughes 300C Chemin du Lac Mourier, Canada

23-Oct-14 C-GLVP Hughes 300C Chemin du Lac Mourier, Canada

23-Oct-2014

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... Read more

22-Sep-14 N1675U Schweizer 300C Grand Forks, US-North Dakota

22-Sep-14 N1675U Schweizer 300C Grand Forks, US-North Dakota

22-Sep-2014

Touched down hard, striking the tail rotor... Read more

11-Aug-14 N7432F Hughes 300C Darrington, US-Washington

11-Aug-14 N7432F Hughes 300C Darrington, US-Washington

11-Aug-2014

Force landed, pilot had minor injuries... Read more

09-Aug-14 OE-XRL Schweizer 300C Stockerau, Austria

09-Aug-14 OE-XRL Schweizer 300C Stockerau, Austria

9-Aug-2014

Helicopter fell over onto port side on landing.  Male pilot uninjured, female passenger slight injuries.... Read more

24-Jul-14 C-GMJQ Schweizer 300C Saint-Lazare-de-Bellechasse, Canada

24-Jul-14 C-GMJQ Schweizer 300C Saint-Lazare-de-Bellechasse, Canada

24-Jul-2014

Struck cables while crop spraying, extensively damaged. CADORS 2014Q1500... Read more

13-Mar-14 PH-OKE Hughes 300C Hilversum, Netherlands

13-Mar-14 PH-OKE Hughes 300C Hilversum, Netherlands

13-Mar-2014

Three injured (one seriously) in low level accident at base airfield... Read more

28-Jan-14 C-GMCI Schweizer 300CBi Pitt Lake, Canada

28-Jan-14 C-GMCI Schweizer 300CBi Pitt Lake, Canada

28-Jan-2014

2POB escaped unharmed.  helicopter rolled off bank into the waters of Pitt Lake, British Columbia CADORS 2014P0128... Read more

21-Jan-14 N2110J Schweizer 300CBi Titusville, US-Florida

21-Jan-14 N2110J Schweizer 300CBi Titusville, US-Florida

21-Jan-2014

Landing accident, helicopter on its side... Read more

28-Dec-13 N2056J Schweizer 300C Westchester, US-New York

28-Dec-13 N2056J Schweizer 300C Westchester, US-New York

28-Dec-2013

Landing accident on training flight, helicopter ended up on its port side.  Both occupants to hospital... Read more

06-Dec-13 RA-2097G Schweizer 300C Rostov Oblast, Russia (2F)

06-Dec-13 RA-2097G Schweizer 300C Rostov Oblast, Russia (2F)

6-Dec-2013

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.... Read more

23-Nov-13 N368RW Schweizer 300C Bakersfield, US-California

23-Nov-13 N368RW Schweizer 300C Bakersfield, US-California

23-Nov-2013

Minor rotor blade damage on departure... Read more

Sikorsky restarts production of the Schweizer S300C

Sikorsky restarts production of the Schweizer S300C

18-Nov-2013Source: HeliHub.com

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

14-Nov-13 ZK-HJL Schweizer 300C Te Kauwhata, New Zealand

14-Nov-13 ZK-HJL Schweizer 300C Te Kauwhata, New Zealand

14-Nov-2013

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... Read more

01-Nov-13 N17880 Schweizer 300CBi Titusville, US-Florida

01-Nov-13 N17880 Schweizer 300CBi Titusville, US-Florida

1-Nov-2013

Force landing in muddy area... Read more

02-Oct-13 C-GGUV Schweizer S300C Lake Manouane, Canada

02-Oct-13 C-GGUV Schweizer S300C Lake Manouane, Canada

2-Oct-2013

“Collision with terrain”.  Operator specialises in agricultural work. CADORS 2013Q2216... Read more

22-Jun-13 N2091E Schweizer 300C Medford, US-New Jersey

22-Jun-13 N2091E Schweizer 300C Medford, US-New Jersey

22-Jun-2013

Minor damage on landing at base.  http://www.helicopterflightservices.com/... Read more

11-Jun-13 Schweizer 300C Semarang, Indonesia

11-Jun-13 Schweizer 300C Semarang, Indonesia

11-Jun-2013

Training flight, minor injuries to 2 POB... Read more

06-Jun-13 Schweizer S300C Guanghan, China (1F)

06-Jun-13 Schweizer S300C Guanghan, China (1F)

6-Jun-2013

Training flight, one fatal, one injured.  Helicopter ended upside-down on the banks of a river... Read more

31-May-13 N9507F Hughes 300B Chautauqua Lake, US-New York

31-May-13 N9507F Hughes 300B Chautauqua Lake, US-New York

31-May-2013

Helicopter ditched in lake shortly after take-off.  2 POB (pilot Gordon Wuebbolt and his daughter) swam ashore.... Read more

Cherokee Nation Industries earns $5.1M S300C contract from Sikorsky

Cherokee Nation Industries earns $5.1M S300C contract from Sikorsky

9-May-2013Source: Cherokee Nation

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

01-May-13 N322MH Schweizer 300C Hamilton, US-Montana

01-May-13 N322MH Schweizer 300C Hamilton, US-Montana

1-May-2013

Minor damage during training flight... Read more

25-Feb-13 FAP-667 Schweizer 300C Centro Poblado Camacho, Peru

25-Feb-13 FAP-667 Schweizer 300C Centro Poblado Camacho, Peru

25-Feb-2013

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)... Read more

21-Aug-12 I-GUAN Schweizer 300C Arena Po, Italy

21-Aug-12 I-GUAN Schweizer 300C Arena Po, Italy

21-Aug-2012

Two occupants, substantially damaged... Read more

24-Jul-12 N9679F Hughes 300C St Petersburg, US-Florida

24-Jul-12 N9679F Hughes 300C St Petersburg, US-Florida

24-Jul-2012

General media reported it as a tail rotor issue while hovering.  Helicopter came to rest close to a fence... Read more

07-Jul-12 N565LH Schweizer 300C Shreveport, US-Louisiana

07-Jul-12 N565LH Schweizer 300C Shreveport, US-Louisiana

7-Jul-2012

Unknown circumstances, according to FAA records... Read more

23-May-12 Schweizer S300 Wazirabad, Pakistan (2F)

23-May-12 Schweizer S300 Wazirabad, Pakistan (2F)

23-May-2012

Helicopter crashed into a river on a training flight.  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.  Helicopter type confirmed from 26s in to this video... Read more

02-May-12 N380TL Hughes 300C Phoenix, US-Arizona

02-May-12 N380TL Hughes 300C Phoenix, US-Arizona

2-May-2012

Crashed in a residential neighbourhood, both occupants hospitalised -Alan Cottrell and Ron Ponce... Read more

Indonesian Aerospace buys two S300Cs, plus options for four

Indonesian Aerospace buys two S300Cs, plus options for four

16-Apr-2012Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky Aircraft has announced the sale of two 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 Army’s requirements to train more than 100 new pilots in the next few years. In March 2012, the Indonesian Minister of... Read more

25-Jan-12 VH-FUJ Schweizer 300C Long Hill, Australia

25-Jan-12 VH-FUJ Schweizer 300C Long Hill, Australia

25-Jan-2012

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.... Read more

05-Sep-11 N17YS Schweizer 300CBi Orlando, US-Florida

05-Sep-11 N17YS Schweizer 300CBi Orlando, US-Florida

5-Sep-2011

Tail rotor strike during autorotation... Read more

20-Aug-11 D-HSEA Schweizer 269C Hamburg, Germany

20-Aug-11 D-HSEA Schweizer 269C Hamburg, Germany

20-Aug-2011

Emergency landing on harbour-side dock.  Pilot listed as Frank Proebster, aged 41... Read more

29-Jul-11 N39SH Schweizer 300C Darlington, US-Maryland

29-Jul-11 N39SH Schweizer 300C Darlington, US-Maryland

29-Jul-2011

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.... Read more

12-Jul-11 N3623Z Schweizer 300C Malaga, US-Washington

12-Jul-11 N3623Z Schweizer 300C Malaga, US-Washington

12-Jul-2011

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.... Read more

03-Jul-11 N72DC Schweizer 300C Katy, US-Texas

03-Jul-11 N72DC Schweizer 300C Katy, US-Texas

3-Jul-2011

Agricultural operation... Read more

Sikorsky Global Helicopters Honors Edra Aeronautica at Heli-Expo 2010

Sikorsky Global Helicopters Honors Edra Aeronautica at Heli-Expo 2010

21-Feb-2010Source: Schweizer

Sikorsky Global Helicopters, a Sikorsky company, today at Heli-Expo honored EDRA Aeronáutica 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

25-Jan-09 ZK-HVX Schweizer S300C Waitakaruru, Waikato, New Zealand

25-Jan-09 ZK-HVX Schweizer S300C Waitakaruru, Waikato, New Zealand

25-Jan-2009

25-Jan-09 ZK-HVX Schweizer S300C Waitakaruru, Waikato, New Zealand... Read more

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