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LifeFlight Eagle - Non-injury incident
DATE 07/29/2005 1815 CDT PROGRAM LifeFlight Eagle VENDOR CJ Systems Aviation Group ADDRESS 500 NW Richards Road Kansas City MO 64116 USA WEATHER Clear. Not a factor AIRCRAFT_TYPE BK-117 A4 TAIL# N911WS TEAM 2 Pilots, Specialty Team (Flight Nurse, Respiratory Therapist). No injuries reported. Patient on board. DESCRIPTION While en route to the receiving hospital, the PIC noted a torque split along with a popped beep trim circuit breaker that would not resolve. The PIC elected to divert to the Charles B Wheeler Downtown Airport to land. En route to the airport, the aircraft experienced a decrease in power in the effected engine. The PIC declared an emergency and executed a successful run on landing without further incident. The patient was transported by ground to the receiving facility. ADDITIONAL INFO The mechanics found a shorted circuit board. The aircraft is expected to return to service upon replacement of the part. SOURCE Chuck Walker, Director, Program Operations 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: email@example.com.