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Saint Alphonsus Life Flight - Non-injury incident
DATE 09/19/2005 ~18:00 PDT PROGRAM Saint Alphonsus Life Flight VENDOR Conyan Aviation ADDRESS 1055 N. Curtis Road Boise, ID 83706 WEATHER Clear. Not a factor AIRCRAFT_TYPE Piper Cheyenne III TAIL# N977XT TEAM Pilot, Flight Nurse, Flight Paramedic. No injuries reported. No patient. DESCRIPTION While landing at the John Day, Oregon airport (5JO) to recieve a patient, the aircraft experienced a unilateral brake failure. During recovery maneuvers the aircraft departed the side of the runway onto the soft ground. The landing gear sunk into the soft ground just enough that the right side propellers struck the ground and the prop blades were damaged. After inspection and repair the aircraft was flown back to Boise the next day. The patient was transported that night by a neigboring air medical service. SOURCE Eric E. Kincaid, Chief Flight Paramedic 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.