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Classic Lifeguard - Non-injury incident
DATE 05/23/2005 22:15 MST PROGRAM Classic Lifeguard VENDOR Own Part 135 ADDRESS P.O. Box 7200 Page, AZ 86040 WEATHER Clear. Not a factor AIRCRAFT_TYPE Bell 407 TAIL# N407MJ TEAM Pilot, Flight Nurse, Flight Paramedic. No injuries reported. Patient on board. DESCRIPTION Flight Originated from Page, AZ going to Phoenix, AZ. Flight was routine for first 50 minutes. Near Flagstaff, AZ a faint smell of smoke was detected, shortly thereafter a flash was seen at the overhead panel. After which, position lights and all communications went dead. Flight was diverted to Flagstaff airport & precautionary landing was made. Flight crew transported patient by ground to Flagstaff Medical Center. ADDITIONAL INFO Maintenance Department later learned that there was a loose screw on the avionics master switch causing it to arch and overheat. Repairs were completed and aircraft was returned to service. SOURCE Matt Stein, Program Director VIA David Kearns, CONCERN Coordinator =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.