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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
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