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Air Methods Kentucky - Non-injury incident

Date: 2/10/10 1350 EST

Program: Air Methods Kentucky
	2417 Over Drive, Suite 150
	Lexington, KY 40511

Type: BK117B2
Tail #: N136AE
Operator/Vendor: Air Methods

Weather: Clear. Not a factor

Team: Pilot, flight nurse, and flight paramedic. No injuries reported. No patient. 

	During normal shutdown after landing on a dolly at base upon
	completion of a flight, a main rotor blade made contact with the
	vertical stabilizers after the rotor brake had been applied. Gusting
	winds of 18 to 26 knots were prevalent at the time. No injuries
	occurred. Maintenance was present at the time and the aircraft was
	repaired and returned to service.

Source: Bryant Shumate, Area Service Manager

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