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NM Lifeguard Air Transport - Non-injury incident



DATE		11/1/01 0400 mst

PROGRAM		NM Lifeguard Air Transport

VENDOR		Rocky Mountain Helicopters

ADDRESS
		UNM Hospital
		2211 Lomas NE
		Albuquerque, NM 87106

WEATHER		Clear. Not a factor

AIRCRAFT_TYPE	A Star B2

TAIL#		94LG

TEAM		Unknown. No injuries reported. 

DESCRIPTION	The aircraft (which is housed on the roof of the 
		hospital) was found by the crew to have a box 
		taped to the airframe.  The box had printing 
		stating the contents were "military explosives".  
		The FBI and local law enforcement were called and 
		the box was found to be empty, with no explosives 
		found in the area.  Parts of the hospital were 
		briefly evacuated.  The incident is under 
		investigation. 

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.