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STATCARE - Non-injury incident



DATE		11/10/01 2359 EST

PROGRAM		STATCARE

VENDOR		ROCKY MOUNTAIN HELICOPTERS

ADDRESS
		2807 TAYLORSVILLE RD
		LOUISVILLE, KY 40223

WEATHER		Clear. Not a factor

AIRCRAFT_TYPE	BK 117

TAIL#		N42O MB

TEAM		PILOT, NURSE, PARAMEDIC. No injuries reported. 
		Patient on board.  

DESCRIPTION	AIRCRAFT ON FINAL TO RECEIVING HOSPITAL WHEN THE 
		AIRCRAFT ROTORBLADE STRUCK A BIRD.  THE BIRD THEN 
		WENT THROUGH THE PLEXIGLASS ABOVE THE PILOT'S HEAD 
		AND STRUCK THE BULKHEAD BEFORE COMING TO REST ON 
		THE PILOT'S RIGHT SHOULDER.  tHE PILOT LANDED THE 
		AIRCRAFT SAFELY AND PATIENTS WERE UNLOADED WITHOUT 
		INCIDENT. 

SOURCE		JOHN BLUMENSTOCK, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, STATCARE

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.