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VANDERBILT LIFEFLIGHT - Non-injury incident
DATE 11/18/03 PROGRAM VANDERBILT LIFEFLIGHT VENDOR AIR METHODS ADDRESS VUH MED CENTER NASHVILLE, TN WEATHER MVFR AIRCRAFT_TYPE BK 117 TAIL# N117BK TEAM 2 NURSES, PILOT. No injuries reported. No patient. DESCRIPTION Flight was aborted immediately after take off due to a compass malfunction. During post flight inspection, it was noted that the starboard Devore light assembly had departed the aircraft at some point during the flight. both tail rotor blades sustained damage to their leading edge. ADDITIONAL INFO Mechanic was dispatched to inspect aircraft. Maintenance is being completed on all items and aircraft will be returned to service SOURCE Jeanne Yeatman, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.