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New Mexico Life Rescue - Non-injury incident
DATE 12/27/03 1545 PROGRAM New Mexico Life Rescue VENDOR Own Part 135 ADDRESS 465 St. Michael's Drive, Ste 117 Santa Fe, NM 87505 WEATHER Scattered snow showers and gusty winds AIRCRAFT_TYPE AS 365 N2 Dauphin TAIL# N291LL TEAM Pilot. No injuries reported. No patient. DESCRIPTION Helicopter had just returned from a flight. Pilot dropped medical crew off at hospital then headed to airport to refuel and hangar aircraft due to pending weather. Helicopter landed at airport and was taxiing to the hangar. Enroute to the hangar, aircraft encountered gusty winds while passing between two sets of hangars. Pilot compensated for gusty winds with left cyclic and impacted hangar with main rotor blades. Aircraft rolled onto left side. Pilot egressed uneventfully. SOURCE John Taxeras, Program Dir., NM Life Rescue 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.