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Life Flight; Missoula, MT - Non-injury incident



> DATE	
> 	12/7/05 1600 MTN
> 
> PROGRAM	
> 	Life Flight
> 
> VENDOR	
> 	Metro Aviation
> 
> ADDRESS	
> 	St. Patrick Hospital
> 
> 	500 W. Broadway
> 
> 	Missoula, MT 59806
> 
> WEATHER	
> 	Clear. Not a factor
> 
> AIRCRAFT_TYPE	
> 	King Air F 90
> 
> TAIL#	
> 	N242LF
> 
> TEAM	
> 	Pilot, Flight Nurse, Flight Paramedic. No injuries reported. Patient
> 	on board. 
> 
> DESCRIPTION	
> 	Landing gear would not come down as aircraft was preparing to land at
> 	the Missoula airport. The pilot was able to use the manual system to
> 	lower the landing gear and landed without incident. No injuries to
> 	crew or patient. A problem with an electrical relay was discovered
> 	and the relay was replaced.  The plane was back in service 10 hours
> 	later.
> 
> SOURCE	
> 	Larry Peterman, Chief Flight Nurse
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