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A.L.E.R.T - Injury accident



DATE		7/14/01 0002 CDT

PROGRAM		A.L.E.R.T

VENDOR		Own Part 135

ADDRESS
		Kalispell Regional Hospital
		Kalispell, MT

WEATHER		Clear. Not a factor

AIRCRAFT_TYPE	Bell 407

TAIL#		407KH

TEAM		Pilot, Flight Nurse,  Flight Paramedic. Injuries. 
		No patient.  

DESCRIPTION	Aircraft enroute to meet ground unit for cardiac 
		patient transprt.  While circling the L-Z, 
		aircraft struck a tree.  The aircraft sustained a 
		shattered chin bubble and windscreen on the 
		pilot's side and a cracked windscreen on the 
		co-pilot's side.  Aircraft was flyable back to 
		base.   

ADDITIONAL INFO	Pilot was the only one injured, sustaining 
		bilateral corneal abrasions. 

SOURCE		Dale Dallman, Program Director

VIA		Roseanne Krantz, CONCERN

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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.