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Care Flight - Injury accident



Date: 1/17/2010 1255 PST

Program: Care Flight
	Reno Nevada

Type: AS350B3
Tail #: 904CF
Operator/Vendor: Air Methods

Weather: Clear. Not a factor

Team: Injuries. No patient. 

Description: 
	Care Flight experienced a hard landing on the ground helipad of Renown
	Health in Reno, Nevada at approximately 1255 on Sunday, Jan. 17th. 
	There were no patients on board. One RN sustained minor injuries and
	was discharged home.  There was damage to the skids.  Other damage is
	not known at this time.  The cause of the hard landing is currently
	not known and is being investigated.

Source: Temple Fletcher Operations Manager

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