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Flight For Life Colorado - Fatal accident



Date: 7/3/2015 1339 MDT

Program: Flight For Life Colorado
	11600 West 2nd Place
	Lakewood, CO 80228

Type: AS350B3e
Tail #: N390LG
Operator/Vendor: Air Methods

Weather: Clear. Not a factor

Injuries: 
	Patrick Mahany, Pilot - fatal
	David Repsher, Flight Nurse - injured
	Matthew Bowe, Flight Nurse - injured
	No Patient On Board, 

Description: 
	On departure from its base in Frisco, Colorado, the helicopter began a
	climb and counterclockwise spin, subsequently crashing in a parking
	lot about 360 feet southwest of the hangar and helipad. There was a
	post-impact fire.  

Additional Info: 
	Flight For Life Colorado is fully cooperating with the NTSB and FAA in
	their investigation, and committed to assisting in the determination
	of the cause. The program will provide more information to the Concern
	Network when it becomes available from the NTSB.   

Source: Kathleen Mayer, RN, MS; Program Director

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