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EASTCARE - Non-injury incident
DATE 8/30/03 1130 EDT PROGRAM EASTCARE VENDOR AIR METHODS ADDRESS PITT COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSP GREENVILLE, NC WEATHER Clear. Not a factor AIRCRAFT_TYPE BK 117 A4 TAIL# 586 BH TEAM PILOT, NURSE, PARAMEDIC. No injuries reported. No patient. DESCRIPTION On final approach to referring hospital, engine low light illuminated. Crosscheck of torque indicated #1 engine was supplying all of the power. Maximum continuous single engine power was applied and OEI flight was established. Base communication was notified they were diverting to the nearby airport (Kinston Regional) to perform a single engine approach. After safe landing, base communication was notified by cell phone and mechanic was requested. Crew was debriefed and transportation was arranged for their return back to base. ADDITIONAL INFO A governor failure was the cause of the problem. SOURCE Becky Ross, Program Manager 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.