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Collier County MedFlight - Non-injury incident

Date: 9-20-2012 0140 EST

Program: Collier County MedFlight
	2375 Tower Drive
	Naples, FL 34104

Type: EC135T1
Tail #: N911CK
Operator/Vendor: Collier County

Weather: Clear. Not a factor

Team: Pilot, flight paramedic x2. No injuries reported. No patient. 

	On return flight from hospital, 1/2 NM north of Naples Municipal, crew
	saw (with NVG) a small bird directly to the front of the aircraft and
	then 1 second later heard a small thud.
	Pilot continued landing to base.  Post flight revealed bird remains on
	upper cowling and rotor system.
	Maintenance cleaned and inspected finding no damage.  Aircraft
	returned to service.

Source: Steve Adams, Director of Operations

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