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Air Evac, Quincy, IL




    CONCERN NETWORK

The CONCERN NETWORK shares verified accident information to alert flight 
programs when an air medical incident or a critical care ground incident has 
occurred.  Please share the following information with your  program staff.  
If you have further questions, please contact the CONCERN Coordinator, 
Roseann Krantz 1-800-75-SHOCK.

INCIDENT/ACCIDENT DATE & TIME:  January 22, 2001 @ 1208 a.m.

 PROGRAM NAME & ADDRESS:    Air Evac Lifeteam 5
                                    Blessing Hospital
                                    Quincy, Illinois

VENDOR:                         Air Evac EMS, Inc.
                                    West Plains, MO
                                        
AIRCRAFT TYPE & TAIL #:         Bell 206 L-1
        
WEATHER:                            Clear
        
TEAM MEMBERS:                   Crew of Three:  PIC, Nurse, Paramedic

PATIENT ON BOARD:               NO

ACCIDENT DESCRIPTION:   Flight crew was in preparation to launch on a mission 
when a hospital security officer walked underneath the tail boom while 
aircraft was running.  The security officer was struck in the head by the 
tail rotor resulting in a fatal wound.
     
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:   Helipad was illuminated.  Tail boom and tail rotor 
were illuminated with an aircraft mounted light.

INFORMATION DISTRIBUTED BY: Randy Layman, Director of Medical Operations, Air 
Evac EMS, Inc. via Roseann Krantz, CONCERN.

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CONCERN NETWORK

The CONCERN network shares verified information to alert medical 
transport programs when an accident / incident has occurred.  
Please share the above information with your program staff. If 
you have further questions, please contact the CONCERN Coordinator, 
Roseann Krantz @ 1-800-75-SHOCK or rjkrantz@aol.com.
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