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Memorial Hermann Life Flight - Non-injury incident



DATE	
	July 14,2005  

PROGRAM	
	Memorial Hermann Life Flight

VENDOR	
	Memorial Hermann Healthcare Sy

ADDRESS	
	6411 Fannin St.
	Houston, TX 77030

WEATHER	
	Clear. Not a factor

AIRCRAFT_TYPE	
	MBB BK-117 B-2

TAIL#	
	N440HH

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

DESCRIPTION	
	Aircraft was landing at their home base airport.  They were on
	approach to land, at approximately 100 feet AGL at 55 knots.  The
	Pilot instructed the flight crew to open their doors.  The left hand
	sliding door exited the aircraft and struck the main rotor blades. 
	The Pilot made a precautionary landing without further incident.

SOURCE	
	Eric von Wenckstern, Director of Aviation

VIA	
	David Kearns, CONCERN Coordinator
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