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IHC-LIFEFLIGHT - Fatal accident



DATE		01-10-03 2050 mt

PROGRAM		IHC-LIFEFLIGHT

VENDOR		IHC HEALTHCARE SERVICES

ADDRESS
		8TH AVENUE C STREET
		SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84143

WEATHER		PATCHY FOG

AIRCRAFT_TYPE	AUGUSTA  A 109 K2

TAIL#		601RX

TEAM		PILOT-FATAL , FLIGHT PARAMEDIC-FATAL, FLIGHT 
		NURSE-CRITICAL. Fatal injuries. No patient.  

DESCRIPTION	CREW WAS ENROUTE TO A SCENE FLIGHT WEST OF UTAH ON 
		I-80. ENCOUNTERED FOG WEST OF SALT LAKE CITY 
		AIRPORT AND TURNED AROUND. AS THEY WERE CROSSING 
		SALT LAKE CITY AIRPORT TO RETURN THEY WENT DOWN. 
		NURSE WAS TRANSPORTRED TO LDS HOSPITAL TO THE 
		TRAUMA UNIT IN CRITICAL CONDIION. 

ADDITIONAL INFO	NAMES OF CREW MEMBERS NOT BEING RELEASED AT THIS 
		TIME. 

SOURCE		TJ. L. KENNEDY-PARAMEDIC IHC LIFEFLIGHT, PRES. 
		NFPA  

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.