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AIR EVAC LIFETEAM - Non-injury incident



DATE		1/31/03 1230 

PROGRAM		AIR EVAC LIFETEAM

VENDOR		Own part 135

ADDRESS
		1488 W Eigth St.
		West Plains, MO 65775

WEATHER		VFR

AIRCRAFT_TYPE	BH 206 L

TAIL#		N27AE

TEAM		Pilot, Check Airman. No injuries reported. 

DESCRIPTION	Check pilot was demonstrating touchdown 
		autorotation as aircraft entered a high rate of 
		descent during deceleration.  Check pilot 
		attempted power recovery and aircraft landed level 
		next to runway on sod.  Tailboom was severed by 
		main rotor aft of the horizontal stabilizer as 
		aircraft slid to a stop 

ADDITIONAL INFO	No injuries

SOURCE		Stephen Wilkerson, Director of Ops, Air Evac 
		Lifeteam 

VIA		Roseanne Krantz, CONCERN

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