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EagleMed LLC - Non-injury incident

Date: 10/12/2013 2025 CDT

Program: EagleMed LLC
	6601 W. Pueblo Drive
	Wichita, KS 67209

Type: KingAir C90
Tail #: N426EM
Operator/Vendor: Own 135

Weather: Clear. Not a factor

Team: Pilot, Flight Nurse, Flight Paramedics X 2. No injuries reported. No patient. 

	On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at approximately 8:25 PM, a C90A
	stationed at San Marcos, TX was en-route to Iraan, TX for a patient
	pick up. Shortly after touchdown at the Iraan airport, the aircraft
	struck a deer. The deer unexpectedly darted into the path of the
	aircraft from the left and was struck by the aircraft. Aircraft
	control was not affected and both engines continued to operate
	normally.  The pilot taxied the aircraft clear of the runway and onto
	the parking ramp a short distance away. The aircraft was shut down and
	the crew exited the aircraft uneventfully. There were no injuries to
	the pilot or medical crew members. Post flight of the aircraft
	revealed damage to one of the right propeller blades and minor damage
	to the main landing gear door.  The Communication Center was notified
	and PAIP activated.  The aircraft was secured and a maintenance team
	was deployed to recover the aircraft. 

Additional Info: 
	The airfield did not have a perimeter fence. A Wildlife Strike Report
	Form (Form 5200-7) was submitted to the FAA.  

Source: Lance Hofmann, Director of Environmental Health and Safety 

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