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Saint Alphonsus Life Flight - Non-injury incident



DATE	
	09/06/2005 ~11:00 PDT

PROGRAM	
	Saint Alphonsus Life Flight

VENDOR	
	CJ Systems

ADDRESS	
	1055 N. Curtis Road
	Boise, ID 83706

WEATHER	
	Clear. Not a factor

AIRCRAFT_TYPE	
	Agusta A119 Koala

TAIL#	
	N5LF

TEAM	
	Pilot, Flight Nurse, Flight Paramedic. No injuries reported. Patient
	on board. 

DESCRIPTION	
	During a patient transport from McCall, ID to Boise, ID at 1500' AGL
	level flight in uncontrolled airspace,  they suddenly encountered a
	twin Cessna at 12 o'clock and ~1/2 mile , also at level flight.  Just
	prior to this the Cessna announced its vague location and it omitted
	its altitude and intentions.   As our pilot keyed the microphone to
	seek clarification he spotted the aircraft and immediately performed
	an abrupt evasive maneuver.  After he recovered he contacted the
	Cessna via radio for further information.  The Cessna was en route to
	McCall airport (KMYL) and was clearly out of the published approach
	path.  This incident was referred to the FAA.
	

SOURCE	
	Eric E. Kincaid, Chief Flight Paramedic

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.