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US-Bangla AirlinesFlight BS211 update

Update on the fatal crash of US-Bangla Airlines Flight BS211, a de Havilland Dash 8-400 #S2-AGU that performed flight BS-211 from Dhaka to Kathmandu.

There appear to be 22 survivors of 71 aboard. US-Bangla Airlines flight BS211 crashed on approach to Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport, Nepal with 67 passengers and 4 crew aboard: 33 were Nepalis, 32 Bangladeshis, one Chinese and one Maldivian.

Audio between pilots and Air Traffic Control

AviationHerald posted that the Ministry of Tourism reported 39 people died in the accident, 31 were rescued alive. (These numbers will change.)
The pilots aborted their first approach and the flight was cleared to land on runway 20.

The airport reported flight BS211 veered right off the runway and slid for about 300 meters until coming to a rest on a field in flames. The bodies of thirty-one deceased were recovered at the crash site. Eighteen were pronounced dead upon arrival at various hospitals.The General Manager at TIA (airport) Chhetri said “…the plane took a missed approach touching down the fencing area next to the parked planes at the airport.”

Air Traffic Control said “… pilot of Bangladeshi plane repeatedly informed the tower that he was on the right move and proper direction…Then, the plane suddenly took a wrong direction to the west of the Runway 02 threshold and crashed.”

See also: US- Bangla Plane Crashes in Nepal; 39 Killed, others Injured
Monday, March 12, 2018

US- Bangla Plane Crashes in Nepal; 39 Killed, others Injured

US-Bangla Airlines flight BS-211 hit the ground and burst into flames at the runway of Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal, on March 12th.

The de Havilland Dash 8-400 was flying from Dhaka, Bangladesh, to Kathmandu, Nepal, at the time of the crash.

The plane was carrying 67 passengers and 4 crew members at the time.

At least 39 people lost their lives in the crash, while 31 people were rescued alive with injuries.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.


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LGW Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter Plane makes Safe Landing in Germany after Burning Odor

LGW Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter flight AB-6244 made a safe landing at Berlin Tegel Airport, Tegel, Germany, on July 20th.

The de Havilland Dash 8-400 flying on behalf of Air Berlin was about to land when the crew reporting a burning odor in its aft cabin.

The plane landed safely.

All 53 people aboard remained safe.


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Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter Plane makes Safe Landing in Germany after Tyre Deflation

Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter (LGW) flight AB-8883 made a safe landing at Düsseldorf Airport, Germany, on July 3rd.

The de Havilland Dash 8-400 flying on behalf of Air Berlin from Florence, Italy, was mid-air when the crew got information about tyre debris found on the runway after departure.

The plane landed safely after entering a hold.

No one was injured.

Inspection revealed that one of the plane tyres was deflated.


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Horizon Air Plane Returns to Montana after Bird Strike

Horizon Air flight QX-2489/AS-2489 had to return and make an emergency landing at Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport, Gallatin County, Montana, on July 2nd.

The de Havilland Dash 8-400 flying to Seattle, Washington, had to return due to bird strike, damaging its pitot tube.

The plane landed safely.

No injuries were reported.


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LGW Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter Plane Diverts to Switzerland due to Open Door Indication

LGW Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter flight AB-8621 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Geneva Airport, Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland, on May 28th.

The de Havilland Dash 8-400 flying to Dusseldorf, Germany, on behalf of Air Berlin, had to return due to an open door indication.

The plane landed safely.

No injuries were reported.


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Trans Maldivian Plane makes Crash Landing in Maldives

A Trans Maldivian flight made a crash landing at Velana International Airport, Malé, Maldives, on May 27th.

The de Havilland DHC-6-300 flying from Rangali Island, Maldives, had just landed when it tipped over to its left and its nose and left wing was submerged in the water.

All 9 passengers and 3 crew members were taken to hospital for precautionary measures.

The aircraft sustained partial damage.


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Air Nelson Plane makes Safe landing in Canada after Unsafe Gear Indication

Air Nelson flight NZ-8242 made a safe landing at John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, on May 12th.

The de Havilland Dash 8-300 flying from Palmerston North was about to reach when it had to enter a hold due to unsafe gear indication.

The plane landed safely.

All 30 people aboard remained safe.

Passengers Safely Rescued in Float Plane Crash over San Juan Islands

kenmore-airA Kenmore Air float plane crashed in the waters of San Juan Islands, Lopez Island, Washington, on September 30th.

The De Havilland Turbine Beaver took off from Seattle and crashed forty five minutes later.

All 4 people onboard survived with non-life threatening injuries.

The pilot and three passengers were rescued and transported to hospital.


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Westjet Encore Plane Diverts to Canada after Gear Doors Could not Shut

WestJetA Westjet Encore flight WS-3119 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Vancouver International Airport, British Columbia, Canada, on July 26th.

The de Havilland Dash 8-400 flying from Kelowna, to Vancouver, Canada, had to divert when after its gear doors could not shut.

The plane landed safely.

No one was injured.


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Air Nelson Returns to New Zealand after Engine Failure

Air NelsonAir Nelson flight NA-8117 had to return and make a safe emergency landing at Auckland Airport, Auckland, New Zealand, on July 9th.

The De Havilland Dash 8-300 had taken off for Palmerston North, New Zealand, when its left hand engine failed, prompting the crew to return.

The plane landed uneventfully.

All people onboard remained unharmed.

The flight was cancelled and passengers were rebooked onto other flights.


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Porter Airlines Plane Diverts to Canada due to Inappropriate Weather

porterPorter Airlines flight PD-139 had to divert and make an emergency landing Toronto Pearson International Airport, Canada, on July 1st.

The de Havilland Dash 8-400, flying from Ontario, Canada, to New Jersey, had to divert due to inappropriate weather conditions.

The plane landed safely.

All the passengers aboard remained unhurt.

*updated


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Jazz Air Plane Rejects Takeoff in Canada due to Issue with Flight Control System

jazzJazz Air flight QK-8417 had to reject takeoff at Kelowna International Airport, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, on April 20th.

The De Havilland Dash 8-300 was about to takeoff for Vancouver, Canada, when the crew reported some problem with its flight control system.

The plane returned to the apron.

The flight was cancelled.


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CommutAir Plane Returns to Virginia after Aileron Issue

CommutAirCommutAir flight C5-2672/UA-2672 had to return and make an emergency landing at Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, on April 7th.

The De Havilland Dash 8-200, en-route from Virginia to New York, had just climbed out of Washington Dulles’s runway when it experienced aileron mistrim, prompting the crew to return.

The plane landed uneventfully.

All passengers onboard remained unhurt.

The passengers were accommodated in a replacement plane.


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WestJet Encore Plane Makes Safe Landing in Canada after Flaps Problem

WestJetWestJet Encore flight WS-3415 continued for a safe landing at Thunder Bay International Airport, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, on April 4th.

The De Havilland Dash 8-400, en-route from Toronto to Thunder Bay, was on approach to the runway when the crew reported some problem with the flaps and resolved to make flaps up landing.

The plane landed successfully.

All 56 people onboard remained unharmed.

Wideroe Flight Diverts and makes Emergency Landing in Norway

WideroeWideroe flight WF-276 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Torp Sandefjord Airport, Sandefjord, Norway, on March28.

The De Havilland Dash 8-400, en-route from Kristiansand, Norway to Copenhagen, Denmark, was mid air when the crew reported problems with the AC generators, prompting it to divert.

The plane landed uneventfully.

All 43 passengers onboard remained unharmed.

The passengers were accommodated in a replacement plane.

Air Inuit Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Canada due to Hydraulic Problem

Air InuitAn Air Inuit plane had to return and make an emergency landing at Kuujjuaq Airport, Quebec, Canada, on March 9.

The de Havilland Dash 8, flying from Quebec to Nuuk, Greenland, was halfway when the crew detected some problem with its hydraulic system, prompting it to return.

The plane landed uneventfully.

All passengers and crew members on board remained safe.


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Polish Airlines Plane Returns to Poland due to Air Conditioning Issue

LOT Polish AirlinesLOT Polish Airlines flight LO-3944 had to return and make an emergency landing at Poznan-Lawica Henryk Wieniawski Airport, Poznan, Poland, on December 31.

The De Havilland Dash 8-400, flying from Poznan, to Warsaw, Poland, was mid-air when it encountered some problem with its air conditioning systems, causing it to return.

The plane landed safely.

All passengers on board remained safe.


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Horizon Air Plane makes Safe Landing in California after Deer Strike

Horizon AirHorizon Air flight QX-475 made a safe landing at Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport, Santa Rosa, California, on December 2.

The De Havilland Dash 8-400, en-route from Seattle, Washington, to Santa Rosa, was approaching the runway when it collided with a deer.

The plane landed safely.

All passengers aboard remained unhurt.


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Flybe Plane makes Safe Landing in England after Problem with Flaps

flybeFlybe flight BE-403 made a safe landing at Birmingham Airport, England, on December 1.

The de Havilland Dash 8-400, en-route from Belfast, Northern Ireland, when the crew noticed some problems with its flaps.

The plane landed safely.

No one was injured.


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Luxair Plane makes Safe Landing in London after Missing Panel

LuxairLuxair flight LG-4605 made a hard safe landing at London City Airport, London, UK, on November 25.

The de Havilland Dash 8-400, flying from Luxembourg, had a panel missing from one of its engines.

The plane landed safely.

No one was injured.


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Flybe Plane Diverts to Manchester due to Cargo Door Indication

FlybeFlybe flight BE-262 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Manchester Airport, England, on November 13.

The de Havilland Dash 8-400, flying from East Midlands Airport, England, to Edinburgh, Scotland, diverted due to a cargo door indication.

The plane landed safely.

All 72 people aboard remained safe.

Amakusa Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

amakusaAmakusa Airlines flight AHX-108 had to make an emergency landing in Amakusa, Japan, on October 13.

The de Havilland Dash 8-100 aircraft was approaching the airport when the crew received fire indication for right hand engine and declared emergency. The plane was flying from Fukuoka at the time.

The crew activated fire suppression system and shut down the engine before the plane safely landed. All 38 people aboard remained unharmed.

The cause of smoke is being investigated.


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United Airlines Jet Diverts to Yampa Valley Regional Airport

United airlinesUnited Airlines flight 4919 made an emergency landing at Yampa Valley Regional Airport, Colorado, on September 30.

The de Havilland Dash 8-400 twin-turboprop aircraft, en-route from Aspen to Denver, was diverted after the pilots had to shut down its right engine due to a mechanical issue.

The plane landed safely.

No injuries were reported.


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London-Bound Flybe Flight Aborted due to Bird Strike

FlybeFlybe flight BE-803 had to reject takeoff and return to the apron at Newquay Cornwall Airport, United Kingdom on September 15.

The de Havilland Dash 8-400 plane was accelerating for takeoff when a sea gull struck it, forcing the crew to reject takeoff.

The airline arranged an alternate aircraft that took the passengers to London Gatwick airport with a 2-hour delay.

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