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LIFEFLIGHT - Non-injury incident



DATE		10/30/01 1145 EST

PROGRAM		LIFEFLIGHT

VENDOR		KEYSTONE HELICOPTERS

ADDRESS
		ALLEGHENY GENERAL HOSPITAL
		320 EAST NORTH AV
		PITTSBURGH, PA 15212

WEATHER		Clear. Not a factor

AIRCRAFT_TYPE	MD900

TAIL#		905 LF

TEAM		1 PILOT, 1 NURSE, 3 CHILDRENS TRANSPORT TEAM 
		MEMBERS. No injuries reported. No patient.  

DESCRIPTION	WHILE TRANSITIONING INTO HELIPAD, AT ABOUT 90 
		KNOTS, A RED TAIL HAWK HIT THE WINDSCREEN ON THE 
		PILOT'S SIDE.  TEAM WAS HELMETED WITH VISOR DOWN.  
		THE WINDSCREEN WAS SHATTERED. THERE WERE NO 
		INJURIES. 

SOURCE		DAVID KEST, LIFEFLIGHT MANAGER

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.