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West Michigan Aircare - Non-injury incident



DATE	
	04/16/05 1945 EDT

PROGRAM	
	West Michigan Aircare

VENDOR	
	Own 135

ADDRESS	
	1535 Gull Rd. Suite 100
	Kalamazoo,MI 49048

WEATHER	
	Clear. Not a factor

AIRCRAFT_TYPE	
	AS365

TAIL#	
	N365A

TEAM	
	Pilot, 2 Flight Nurses. No injuries reported. No patient. 

DESCRIPTION	
	During ground taxi, aircraft turned and swung tail section into
	contact  with a low shed adjacent to helipad.  Minor damage to
	composite tail structure.

ADDITIONAL INFO	
	Improved crew coordination and communication may have prevented this
	incident.

SOURCE	
	Rick Morley, Director Flight Operations

VIA	
	David Kearns, CONCERN Coordinator
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