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Shannon AirMed 1 - Non-injury incident



Date: 3/5/10 0110 CST

Program: Shannon AirMed 1
	207 E. College Ave
	San Angelo, TX 76903

Type: Bell 407
Tail #: N518MT
Operator/Vendor: Med-Trans Corporation

Weather: Clear. Not a factor

Team: Pilot, Flight Nurse, Flight Paramedic. No injuries reported. Patient on board. 

Description: 
	At approximately 20:33, Shannon AirMed 1 experienced an engine chip
	light while on a patient transport from Concho County Hospital (CCH) -
	Eden, TX, enroute to Shannon Medical Center (SMC), San Angelo, TX. 
	
	The Pilot-in-Command (PIC) communicated the situation to the onboard
	medical crew members, contacted the Communications Center, and stated
	his intentions to conduct a Precautionary Landing (PL).  The PIC made
	an uneventful PL in a pasture near an unimproved road.
	
	The Communications Center immediately contacted CCH for a ground
	ambulance and activated the PAIP.  CCH   dispatched a ground ambulance
	and the patient was transported to SMC without further delay. 
	

Source: Reid Vogel, Marketing/Public Relations Dir.-Med-Trans Corp.

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