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LIFEGUARD - Non-injury incident



DATE		5/6/03 0815 MST

PROGRAM		LIFEGUARD

VENDOR		RMH

ADDRESS
		UNIVERSITY OF NM HOSPITALS
		2211 Lomas Blvd NE
		Albuquerque, NM 87106
		

WEATHER		Clear. Not a factor

AIRCRAFT_TYPE	AS350B3

TAIL#		N104LG

TEAM		Pilot, FN, FP. No injuries reported. No patient. 

DESCRIPTION	Aircraft departed from rooftop helipad enroute to 
		scene response.  Approx 15-20 seconds into the 
		flight the crew noted a smell of smoke.  Pilot 
		initiated an immediate return to pad and landed 
		without incident.  Fire was noted around one of 
		the landing lights.  Fire extinguished by flight 
		crew with the on board extinguisher.  Minor 
		damage. 

SOURCE		Joel Hochhalter, Program Director

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.