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ENLOE FLIGHT CARE - Non-injury incident
DATE 1/11/03 1757 PROGRAM ENLOE FLIGHT CARE VENDOR Enloe Medical Center ADDRESS 1531 Esplanade Chico, CA 95926 WEATHER 5 Mile Visibility/Haze AIRCRAFT_TYPE AS 350 B2 TAIL# N922RJ TEAM Pilot, Flight Nurse, Flight Medic. No injuries reported. Patient on board. DESCRIPTION Crew was on return flight of an interfacility transport of a cardiac patient from Griley to Chico, CA. With the assistance of Night Vision Goggles, pilot and crew noted several flocks of ducks at their one o'clock position. After minor evasive course changes, a lone bird darted into the path of the aircraft striking the left front nose above chin bubble. After an initial assessment of the damage, the flight continued and the patient was delivered to the hospital without further incident. Post landing inspection revealed damage to front body of aircraft. ADDITIONAL INFO No injuries to patient or crew. SOURCE Judy Cline, Asst. CFN, Enloe FlightCare VIA Roseanne Krantz, CONCERN =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.