Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Beech B200 Super King Air, N905SH: Incident occurred April 27, 2022 at Hector International Airport (KFAR), Fargo, Cass County, North Dakota

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Fargo, North Dakota 

Aircraft struck a bird on departure, returned to airport and post flight inspection revealed a dent in the leading edge of wing.

Sanford Medical Center

https://registry.faa.gov/N905SH 

Date: 27-APR-22
Time: 16:30:00Z
Regis#: N905SH
Aircraft Make: RAYTHEON
Aircraft Model: B200
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: AMBULANCE
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
Aircraft Operator: SANFORD MEDICAL CENTER
City: FARGO
State: NORTH DAKOTA

FARGO (KVRR) – No one was injured when a Sanford AirMed fixed wing air ambulance collided with a bird in Fargo.

Sanford AirMed Director Tim Meyer says the airplane was departing Hector International Airport Wednesday morning when the collision happened.

“Due to the fast response of the pilot, the plane landed safely,” Meyer said.  “There was one patient onboard and they were transported safely. There were no injuries resulting from the incident.”

Meyer says the airplane, which is based in Dickinson, sustained minor damage.