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Careflight - Non-injury incident



DATE	
	April 17, 2005 1030  CST

PROGRAM	
	Careflight

VENDOR	
	Med-Trans Corp.

ADDRESS	
	Avera St Luke Hospital
	305 South State Street
	Aberdeen, SD  57401

WEATHER	
	Clear. Not a factor

AIRCRAFT_TYPE	
	Bell 407

TAIL#	
	N508MT

TEAM	
	Pilot, Flight Nurse, Flight Paramedic. No injuries reported. No
	patient. 

DESCRIPTION	
	The aircraft was enroute to the scene of an MVA when a flock of ducks
	hit the helicopter, shattering the windshield.  The pilot was able to
	land the aircraft safely on a gravel road.

SOURCE	
	Reid Vogel, Director of Marketing, Med-Trans Corp

VIA	
	David Kearns, CONCERN Coordinator
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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,
David Kearns at 800 525 3712 or email: coordinator@concern-network.org.