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Native Air Services, Inc. - Non-injury incident
DATE 9/12/2005 1900 PROGRAM Native Air Services, Inc. VENDOR Omniflight ADDRESS Omniflight 4650 Airport Parkway Addison, TX 75001 WEATHER Clear night. AIRCRAFT_TYPE AS 350 B2 TAIL# N 42199 TEAM Pilot, Flight Nurse, Flight Paramedic. No injuries reported. Patient on board. DESCRIPTION At approximately 19:00 hours, in the vicinity of Casa Grande, AZ, while enroute to the destination hospital with a patient, the aircraft experienced a bird strike. The pilot made a precautionary landing at Casa Grande Municipal Airport without incident. A maintenance inspection revealed that the bird struck the area of the oil cooler fan intake, with no resultant damage. The aircraft was later returned to service. SOURCE Peter Heyer, Director Of Communications 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.