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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
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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.