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LIFE STAR OF KANSAS - Non-injury incident



DATE		8/30/03 1730 CDT

PROGRAM		LIFE STAR OF KANSAS

VENDOR		OWN PART 135

ADDRESS
		FREEMAN FIELD
JUNCTION CITY, KS

WEATHER		Clear. Not a factor

AIRCRAFT_TYPE	AS 350 B2

TAIL#		853HW

TEAM		PILOT, INSTRUCTOR PILOT. No injuries reported. 

DESCRIPTION	THE AIRCRAFT WAS ON A TRAINING FLIGHT PRACTICING
		AN EMERGENCY LANDING ON SOFT, WET TURF WHEN A
		MAIN ROTOR BLADE MADE CONTACT WITH THE TAIL ON
		TOUCHDOWN.  THE AIRCRAFT EXPERIENCED MINOR DAMAGE
		TO ONE ROTOR BLADE AND THE TAIL ROTOR SHAFT AND
		COVER AND WILL BE OUT OF SERVICE FOR SEVERAL
		DAYS.

SOURCE		GREG HILDENBRAND, 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.