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North Memorial Air Care - Non-injury incident



 
 
DATE
11-08-2005 0845

PROGRAM
North Memorial Air Care

VENDOR
Own Part 135

ADDRESS
3300 Oakdale Ave No

Robbinsdale MN 55422

WEATHER
Clear. Not a factor

AIRCRAFT_TYPE
Agusta 109E

TAIL#
N30NM

TEAM
Pilot, flight nurse and flight paramedic. No injuries reported. No
patient.

DESCRIPTION
While repositioning for routine scheduled maintenance, a possible
mechanical failure occured as the helicopter lifted off the hospital
helipad resulting in a hard landing. The helicopter sustained damage
primarily to the left landing gear. No injuries occurred to the crew
and no patient was on board.

SOURCE
Nancy Loberg, Program Manger
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