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DATE		4/20/01 1620 cdt

PROGRAM		Lifestar

WEATHER		Clear. Not a factor

DESCRIPTION	Friday afternoon, approximately 4:20 p.m. the 
		Dallas based Lifestar aircraft N313LS, a BK 117 
		was involved in an accident.  The aircraft was 
		enroute from Dallas to Wichita Falls, TX.  In the 
		Decatur, TX area an engine failed.  The pilot 
		turned towards the Decatur Airport when the second 
		engine failed.  The aircraft was substantially 
		damaged during the landing.  All crewmembers were 
		transported to a Fort Worth hospital.  Injuries 
		received are not life threatening.  One crewmember 
		was examined and released Friday evening.  One was 
		held for observation and released Sunday.  The 
		third continues to receive treatment for back 
		injuries.  Omniflight and AEC are assisting the 
		NTSB and FAA with the on going investigation. 

SOURCE		Martin Rincon, Omniflight Director of Safety

VIA		Roseanne Krantz, CONCERN

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