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EHS Lifeflight - Non-injury incident



Date: Nov. 17, 2009 0532  AST

Program: EHS Lifeflight
	Halifax International Airport
	Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Type: Sikorsky S-76
Tail #: C-GIMN
Operator/Vendor: EHS Nova Scotia

Weather: Clear. Not a factor

Team: Two pilots. Two Flight Paramedics. . No injuries reported. No patient. 

Description: 
	Engine chip light on #2 engine illuminated during approach to land.
	The checklist was followed and the aircraft was landed without
	incident at Halifax International Airport (home base).

Additional Info: 
	#2 Engine chip detectors were inspected. A few small flakes were
	observed on the forward chip detector.  
	The chip detectors cleaned, reinstalled and a 30 minute ground run was
	carried out with no anomalies.  
	The chip detectors were re-inspected, found serviceable, cleaned and
	re-installed. Engine oil was drained and replaced. The aircraft was
	ground run, leak checked and returned to service 
	

Source: Jerry Beatty, Director of Flight Operations EMS, Canadian He

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