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Care Flight REMSA - Injury accident
DATE 8/18/01 1432 PDT PROGRAM Care Flight REMSA VENDOR Rocky Mountain Helicopters ADDRESS 450 Edison Way Reno, NE 89502 WEATHER Clear. Not a factor AIRCRAFT_TYPE Twin Star TAIL# N53LH DESCRIPTION Aircraft landed at a scene near Hallelujah Junction off US 395. Upon lift off, pilot lost visual reference due to sand and dust. While setting the aircraft down, the helicopter rolled over on its side. One engine caught fire but was extinguished by pilot. Damage to aircraft was substantial. ADDITIONAL INFO Pilot, Nurse and EMT received minor bruises not requiring medical attention. The patient received no additional injuries and was taken to Washoe Medical Center by ground ambulance. SOURCE Alan Dobrowolski, Care Flight 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.