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VANDERBILT LIFEFLIGHT - Non-injury incident
DATE 6/4/01 2240 EDT PROGRAM VANDERBILT LIFEFLIGHT VENDOR Rocky Mountain Helicopters ADDRESS Vanderbilt University Medical Center 401 Oxford House Nashville, TN WEATHER Clear. Not a factor AIRCRAFT_TYPE BK117 TAIL# BK117 TEAM 2 nurses, 1 pilot. No injuries reported. No patient. DESCRIPTION Aircraft was enroute to a medical mission when aircraft experienced a partial power failure to one engine. This is similar to the incident that occurred on April 6th. During the April 6th incident, this same engine was in 911VU. This engine was overhauled and put into Rocky Mountain Helicopter's BK fleet. During normal engine change, this same engine was placed in BK117. The same partial power failure occurred. Emergent landing was made at John C. Tune airport, Nashville, without incident ADDITIONAL INFO Honeywell is involved in the investigation SOURCE Jeanne Yeatman, Assistant Program Director VIA Roseanne Krantz, CONCERN =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= 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 email@example.com.