On 13 February 1984, the 1983-built Aèrospatiale AS350B Ecureuil s/n 1737 was registered SE-HNF with Sterner Aero in Sweden.
On 15 January 1990, the SE-HNF was transferred to Helifly. The registration SE-HNF was cancelled on 13 August 1993.
The Ecureuil was sold in Germany and registered D-HFSC with HFS - Helicopter-Flug-Service GmbH in August 1993.
In 1995, HFS operated on different times with four of their Ecureuil helicopters, including the D-HFSC, out of
the Heli-Holland heliport near Emmen in the Netherlands when on duty with the building of a new high-tension network.
The Ecureuils towed the electricity cables from pole to pole on the section Eemshaven - Emmen - Zwolle.
On 22 August 2001, AS350B Ecureuil D-HFSC of HFS crashed in an emergency landing due to engine failure, near Beverungen
in Germany. The airframe was sold to France, rebuilt as an AS350BA and registered F-GULP in France with
Eurotech, Montagna in Valtellina, Italy, on 10 September 2002.