Wideroe Emergency Landing in Kirkenes

Thursday, September 9, 2010
By George Hatcher


Pictured: A Wideroe De Havilland Canada DHC-8-103 Dash 8
Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net
Contact photographer Felix Goetting

What: Wideroe de Havilland Dash 8-100 en route from Vardoe to Vadso
Where: Kirkenes Norway
When: Sep 7th 2010
Who: 28 passengers and 3 crew
Why: While en route, the plane indicated low oil pressure in an engine and the engine was shut down. The flight diverted to Kirkenes where it made a safe landing. The problem was repaired within 3 hours and the flight resumed.

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