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Dash 8

Dash 8 [DHC-8]

Dash 8 Incidents since 2008, with the majority in past 24 months:

  1. -400 into Weipa

http://www.torresnews.com.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=872%3Aemergencylanding-drama&Itemid=59

2.  300 into Brisbane

faulty oil pressure indication

3.  200 into Lord Howe Island

http://blogs.crikey.com.au/planetalking/2011/10/19/qantas-turbo-prop-emergency-at-lord-howe-island/

4.  400 into Cloncurry
FADEC fail

5.  400 into Brisbane?

Failure at top of descent

6. 400 out of Canberra

Qantas plane turns back after engine fails

http://www.smh.com.au/travel/travel-incidents/qantas-plane-turns-back-after-engine-fails-20120203-1qwne.html

http://www.canberratimes.com.au/news/national/national/general/qantas-plane-turns-back-after-engine-fails/2443222.aspx

http://www.canberratimes.com.au/news/local/news/general/planes-forced-landing/2443160.aspx

StickShaker SY for TW

http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2011/aair/ao-2011-036.aspx

Hydraulic Failure

http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2006/aair/aair200606223.aspx

February 2nd 2012 AD Releases [png event of double engine failure]:

And cancelled the following AWB as it has been replaced by Canadian AD CF-2012-08

AWB 61-009 Issue 1 – DASH 8 Power Lever Quadrant – Flight Idle Gate Malfunction

General reading:

Dash 8 – Smoke in cockpit forces small plane to make emergency landing _ The Courier-Mail

Beta protection – Dash8 PART 39.21 png

SY – ao2009001 Unstable Approach