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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
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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.