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CALSTAR - Non-injury incident



Date: May 18, 2010 1520 PDT

Program: CALSTAR
	4933 Bailey Loop
	McClellan, CA 95652

Type: MD902
Tail #: N902RN

Weather: Clear. Not a factor

Team: Pilot + 2 RN. No injuries reported. No patient. 

Description: 
	The flight crew experienced a significant amount of smoke and noxious
	fumes in the aircraft from the cabin ventilation system while on short
	final to a remote scene location approximately 15 miles west of Ukiah,
	CA.
	
	The aircraft was landed safely at the scene location.  Maintenance
	inspected the aircraft at the landing site and determined that the
	vent blower fan had failed.  After further consultation with
	maintenance, the aircraft was returned to base and later returned to
	service.

Source: Louie R. Bell, DFO

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