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Intensive Air/Trauma One - Non-injury incident



DATE	
	May 30, 2005 1640 CST

PROGRAM	
	Intensive Air/Trauma One

VENDOR	
	Souix Valley Hospitals/Health 

ADDRESS	
	1305 W. 18th St.
	Sioux Falls, SD  57117

WEATHER	
	Clear. Not a factor

AIRCRAFT_TYPE	
	Bell 230

TAIL#	
	N30SV

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

DESCRIPTION	
	Fifteen minutes after takeoff there was a failure of the bottom main
	rotor pendulum weight support resulting in the loss of the bottom
	weight on that main rotor blade.  A precautionary landing to an open
	field by a farm house was made with no further problems. The failed
	support has been given to the Bell Helicopter Technical
	Representative to be sent in for further analysis by Bell Helicopter
	engineers.

SOURCE	
	Tom Lien, Program Manager

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