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LifeFlight Pittsburgh - Non-injury incident
DATE Aug 26 2005 0030 EST PROGRAM LifeFlight Pittsburgh VENDOR Keystone Helicopters ADDRESS 320 East North Avenue Pittsburgh PA 15212 WEATHER Clear. Not a factor AIRCRAFT_TYPE MD-900 TAIL# N905LF TEAM Pilot, Flight Nurse, Flight Nurse. No injuries reported. No patient. DESCRIPTION After arrival at the receiving facility, aircraft refueled and prepared for departure. During engine start, a noise was heard by the crew, and the aircraft shifted. Pilot immediately shut down engines. Discovered upon a walk around by the pilot, was a cracked front cross tube. ADDITIONAL INFO MDHI and Keystone Helicopters are investigating. SOURCE Jim Palafoutas, Manger 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.