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Oct
08
2021

NTSB Final Report: Lake City, Kansas

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The pilot reported that while hovering near power lines, for the purpose of installing bird diverters, a gust of wind pushed the helicopter “into the OPGW wire.” The pilot repositioned the helicopter away from the wire and then saw it fly up and into the rotor system. He immediately started a controlled landing and safely landed the helicopter. The helicopter sustained substantial damage to all five rotor blades. The pilot reported that there were no mechanical anomalies with the helicopter before the wire strike that would have precluded normal operation. The pilot reported that the helicopter operator is adding local weather stations to augment reported weather when the flight crews are working in remote areas. Additionally, for skid operations, the operator has restricted the steady state wind and gust spreads by zone for the helicopter. 

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Tags: Kansas Lake City NTSB Report
Categories: Press Releases


Jul
21
2021

LIFESAVE 21 AND 22 SHOWCASE NEW AIRBUS AS350/H125 IN EMPORIA AND DODGE CITY, KS

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We are happy to announce the delivery of two Airbus AS350/H125 aircrafts to LifeSave 21 and 22, an Air Methods program. The two bases are located in Emporia, KS (LifeSave 21) and Dodge City, KS (LifeSave 22). Both bases hosted ribbon cutting ceremonies to give their communities firsthand looks at the latest additions to their fleets.

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Tags: Air Methods Kansas LifeSave 21 LifeSave 22
Categories: Press Releases