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CareFlight Air and Mobile - Non-injury incident
DATE 11/19/03 0218 PROGRAM CareFlight Air and Mobile VENDOR C J Systems ADDRESS One Wyoming St. Dayton, OH WEATHER Clear. Not a factor AIRCRAFT_TYPE Dauphin TAIL# N365 TEAM 2 Nurses, Pilot. No injuries reported. No patient. DESCRIPTION Aircraft dispatched for scene flight in remote area. Upon arrival at LZ, pilot touched down with landing gear retracted. Flight nurse began to depart aircraft and immediately aborted her departure, upon realization that aircraft gear was not down. Pilot pulled aircraft up and put gear down. ADDITIONAL INFO Program's second aircraft was immediately dispatched to complete patient transport. Mechanic was dispatched to scene to inspect aircraft. Aircraft sustained no damage, however 3 antennae were broken. SOURCE Candy Skidmore, RN, Program Director 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.