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Intermountain Life Flight - Non-injury incident

Date: 11/25/13 1803 MST

Program: Intermountain Life Flight
	250 N 2370 W
	Salt Lake City, UT 84116

Type: BE-200

Weather: Clear. Not a factor

Team: Pilot, nurse, paramedic. No injuries reported. No patient. 

	Experienced bird strike after departing airport on return leg of FW
	patient transport flight. No patient on board. All engine instruments
	normal and no vibrations present. Dark night; no moon. During cruise
	flight, L/H ice light revealed signs of blood and feathers on left
	wing. Post flight inspection confirmed bird strike with damage to the
	left main gear door, LH engine prop spinner, LH engine intake,
	anti-ice lip, and the leading edge of the left wing. Suspect
	possibility of multiple bird strikes. Aircraft undergoing repair.
	Pilot completed FAA bird strike report.

Source: Bill Winn, Safety Officer

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