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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
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