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SURVIVAL FLIGHT - Non-injury incident
DATE 3/16/03 2015 CST PROGRAM SURVIVAL FLIGHT VENDOR CJ SYSTEMS ADDRESS 1500 EMC Drive Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0307 WEATHER Clear. Not a factor AIRCRAFT_TYPE Bell 430 TAIL# N 431 UM TEAM Pilot, Nurse, Nurse. No injuries reported. No patient. DESCRIPTION After landing at a scene, medical crew departed the aircraft. Pilot elected to ground taxi aircraft to a different position. While turning aircraft, tail rotor struck metal highway marker. Aircraft became airborn (5-6 feet) and began rotating to right. Pilot executed a hovering autorotation, landing hard on left aft skid. After landing, pilot completed aircraft emergency shut down Crew and patient returned to University of Michigan Hospital via ground. ADDITIONAL INFO Substantial damage to skid and tail rotor. SOURCE John Campos, Site Manager, Survival Flight 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.