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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
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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.