Haviland

Six Missing in Australia

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: 930s de Havilland Dragon Where: Kilcoy, Australia When: Oct 1, 2012 Who: 6 missing Why: Six people who were aboard a vintage plane were returning to Caboolture after spending the day raising money for charity by hosting joy flights at the Monto Fly-In in central Queensland have been missing in Australia since Monday:... »

Porter Airlines Tail Strike (Alias Bird Strike)

Thursday, September 27, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Porter Airlines de Havilland Dash en route from Windsor to Toronto Where: CYQG WINDSOR, ONTARIO When: Sep 21, 2012 Who: 32 aboard Why: The flight took off from Windsor and continued to Toronto, believing they had a bird strike. After landing, the condition of the plane indicated to examiners that the damage was... »

Nepal Takeoff Emergency, No Injuries

Monday, September 24, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Tara Air de Havilland Dash DHC-6-300 Twin Otter en route from Dolpa to Nepalgunj Where: Dolpa When: Sept 21, 2012 9:28 a.m. Who: 6 aboard, no injuries Why: Take off from the airport at Dolpa failed when the planes left wing encountered obstruction. According to Vinaya Shakya, none of the two crew or... »

Tara Air Incident Report unconfirmed

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Tara Air de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter en route from Jomsom to Pokhara Where: Jomsom Airport, Nepal When: August 19, 2012 Who: 19 aboard, no fatalities Why: On taking off from Jomsom airport, the plane slid off the runway and into a river bed. The Nepalese army performed the plane retrieval. No... »

Air Canada Fire Discovered AFTER Flight

Tuesday, July 20, 2010
By George Hatcher
Air Canada Fire Discovered AFTER Flight

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Mark Kryst What: Air Canada Jazz de Havilland Dash 8-300 en route from Kelowna,BC to Vancouver,BC Where: Vancouver When: Jul 19th 2010 Who: 52 people aboard Why: After making a safe landing at Vancouver, the Vancouver ground crew discovered evidence of a small fire... »

Aardvark Strike

Saturday, July 17, 2010
By George Hatcher
Aardvark Strike

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Gary Shephard What: South African Express Airways de Havilland Dash 8-300 en route from Johannesburg to Kimberly (South Africa), Where: Kimberly (South Africa) When: Jul 16th 2010 Why: On landing, the nose gear of the plane struck an aardvark on the runway, damaging the... »

Hungarian Dash 8 Diverts Due to Engine Problems

Friday, October 9, 2009
By George Hatcher
Hungarian Dash 8 Diverts Due to Engine Problems

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Adam Samu What: Malev Hungarian Airlines de Havilland Dash 8-400 en route from Budapest Hungary to Geneva Switzerland Where: Salzburg When: Oct 8th 2009 Who: 37 passengers and 4 crew Why: While en route to Geneva, the plane’s left engine experienced a drop in... »

Update: Japan Air Commuter Lands on One Engine

Friday, March 27, 2009
By George Hatcher
Update: Japan Air Commuter Lands on One Engine

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer James Scott What: Japan Air Commuter de Havilland Dash 8-400 en route from Tanegashima to Kagoshima Where: Kagoshima When: Mar 25th 2009 10:26 a.m Who: 42 passengers Why: When the left hand engine’s oil pressure dropped, the pilot shut down the engine and continued... »

Japan Air Commuter Lands on One Engine

Wednesday, March 25, 2009
By George Hatcher
Japan Air Commuter Lands on One Engine

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer James Scott What: Japan Air Commuter de Havilland Dash 8-400 en route from Tanegashima to Kagoshima Where: Kagoshima When: Mar 25th 2009 10:26 a.m Who: 42 passengers Why: When the left hand engine’s oil pressure dropped, the pilot shut down the engine and continued... »

Philly Emergency Landing

Wednesday, November 19, 2008
By George Hatcher
Philly Emergency Landing

What: US Airways Express Flight 4551 Piedmont Airlines deHavilland Dash-8 turboprop aircraft en route from from Lehigh Valley International Airport Allentown Where: Philadelphia International Airport When: November 16, 2008 9:20 a.m Who: 35 passengers and three crew members Why: After landing gear did not deploy, the flight landed safely on foam at around 9:20... »

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