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Lifeguard Newborn Transport - Injury accident



DATE		10/7/01 2145 

PROGRAM		Lifeguard Newborn Transport

VENDOR		Seven Bar Aviation

ADDRESS
		UNM Hospital
		2211 Lomas NE
		Albuquerque, NM 87106

WEATHER		Clear. Not a factor

AIRCRAFT_TYPE	King Air E 90

TAIL#		16NM

TEAM		Pilot. No patient. 

DESCRIPTION	The aircraft had landed in Deming to pick up a 
		newborn patient.  The medical crew went into the 
		hospital and the pilot stayed with the aircraft.  
		There was an attempted hijacking of the aircraft 
		by a lone male, possibly foreign.  The hijacking 
		failed and the hijacker fled.  The FBI is 
		investigating. 

ADDITIONAL INFO	The pilot was treated and released from Deming 
		Hospital. 

SOURCE		Karen Lermuseaux, Safety Officer

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.