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St. Mary's CareFlight - Non-injury incident

Date: 09/05/2010 20:30 mt

Program: St. Mary's CareFlight
	2635 North 7th Street
	Grand Junction, CO  81502 

Type: King Air 200
Tail #: N912SM
Operator/Vendor: Air Evac

Weather: Clear. Not a factor

Team: Pilot, Flight Nurse, Fight Paramedic. No injuries reported. No patient. 

	While on short final to 4VO (Rangley, CO) the aircraft sustained a
	bird strike. The pilot landed without incident and the aircraft was
	taken out of service. The patient was transferred by another aircraft.
	Mechanics inspected the aircraft and found evidence of a bird strike
	on the nose landing gear strut. No damage was found and the aircraft
	was placed back in service. 

Source: Mike Johnson Lead Flight Paramedic

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