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AIRMED - Non-injury incident
DATE 6/18/01 2200 MST PROGRAM AIRMED VENDOR Air Methods ADDRESS University of Utah Health Sciences Center 50 N Medical Drive Salt Lake City, UT 84132 WEATHER Clear. Not a factor AIRCRAFT_TYPE Pilatus PC 12/45 TAIL# 299 AM TEAM Pilot, Nurse, Paramedic. No injuries reported. Patient on board. DESCRIPTION Upon landing at Salt Lake City International Airport, aircraft struck one or several birds. The bird or birds struck the right wing, fuselage, and right landing gear. The plane landed without incident and has since been repaired. ADDITIONAL INFO Due to a special request, the "guts" were sent to the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History and they identified it as a Redhead duck (Aythya Americana). SOURCE Brian Simpson, FN, Safety Committee Chair 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.