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Air One ETMC - Non-injury incident

Date: 9-4-13 0903 CST

Program: Air One ETMC
	1000 S. Beckham
	Tyler, TX 75701

Type: EC-135
Tail #: N911ET
Operator/Vendor: Metro Aviation, Inc.

Weather: Clear. Not a factor

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

	On take off pilot heard a noise that sounded like something dropped in
	rear of aircraft. Crew reported they had not dropped anything. 
	Aircraft handling and performance unaffected so flight continued. 
	Post-flight inspection revealed remains of small bird on barrier
	screen for oil cooler inlet.  No damaged identifed.

Source: Terri Rowden, BSN, RN, Director

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