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LifeFlight Eagle - Non-injury incident



Date: 3-18-2010  

Program: LifeFlight Eagle 
	500 NW Richards Road
	Kansas City, MO 64116

Type: EC145
Tail #: N919CM
Operator/Vendor: PHI, Inc.

Weather: Clear. Not a factor

Team: Pilot. No injuries reported. No patient. 

Description: 
	Upon landing at the hospital helipad, the engine cowling opened, a
	portion of which struck the main rotor blades as the aircraft was
	shutting down. PHI, Inc., is completing a root cause analysis to
	determine causal factors.

Source: Dick Whipple, Director, Program Operations

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