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Vanderbilt Life Flight - Non-injury incident



DATE	
	2-8-2005 11:00 CST

PROGRAM	
	Vanderbilt Life Flight

VENDOR	
	Colemill Enterprizes

ADDRESS	
	Vanderbilt Medical Center
	Skyport Helipad
	Nashville, TN  37232

WEATHER	
	Overcast.

AIRCRAFT_TYPE	
	King Air 100

TAIL#	
	N3076W

TEAM	
	2 pilots, 2 RN's. No injuries reported. Patient on board. 

DESCRIPTION	
	While at altitude, in cruise flight, the aircraft experienced a sudden
	onset of up & down motion similar to a porpoise in water.  An
	emergency landing was made w/o incident.  Arrangements were made to
	transfer the patient to another aircraft and the flight was
	completed.  After a thorough inspection and maint. completed, the
	aircraft was placed back in service.
	 

SOURCE	
	Lee Larson, Assist. Program Director

VIA	
	David Kearns, CONCERN Coordinator
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transport programs when an accident / incident has occurred.
Please share the above information with your program staff. If
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David Kearns at 800 525 3712 or email: coordinator@concern-network.org.