[Date Prev][Date Next][Date Index]
Hall Air Ambulance - Non-injury incident
DATE 8/11/03 PROGRAM Hall Air Ambulance VENDOR RMH ADDRESS 1001 21st St. Bakersfield, CA 93301 WEATHER Clear. Not a factor AIRCRAFT_TYPE Twinstar F2 TAIL# N30LG TEAM Pilot, Nurse, Paramedic. No injuries reported. Patient on board. DESCRIPTION While transporting a patient to the trauma center from a remote wilderness area, a blanket was sucked out of an 11" by 13" window approximately 8 minutes into the flight. The pilot reported no change in the controls and safely landed the helicopter. Upon landing the pilot inspected the aircraft and discovered a bent tail rotor strike tab. Tail rotor, gear box and drive shaft were replaced as a result of the incident. SOURCE Myron Smith, Program Director, Hall Air 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 email@example.com.