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Life Lion Critical Care Transport - Non-injury incident



Date: 07/26/13 1829 EDT

Program: Life Lion Critical Care Transport
	M. S. Hershey Medical Center
	500 University Blvd
	Hershey, PA 17033

Type: AS365N3
Tail #: N896LL
Operator/Vendor: Hospital-owned Part 135

Weather: Clear. Not a factor

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

Description: 
	During the return flight from an inter-hospital transport of a patient
	from the Hershey Medical Center to the University of Pittsburgh
	Medical Center, the #2 engine chip light illuminated without secondary
	symptoms noted. The pilot completed the emergency procedure for a #2
	Engine Chip Light illumination and landed without incident at a local
	airport.

Additional Info: 
	The pilot employed excellent crew resource management informing the
	crew of the situation and discussing the possibility of additional
	symptoms and the possible course of actions required to mitigate the
	emergency.  Upon landing the pilot immediately notified the Hershey
	Medical Communications Center of the incident.  Comm Cen personnel
	initiated the PAIP in response to an aircraft incident per Life Lion
	SOP. The Director of Maintenance coordinated the necessary maintenance
	actions to return the aircraft to service.

Source: J. Shouey, Life Lion Aviation Safety Officer

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