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Bombardier recommends immediate inspection of 60 Dash 8 Q400 planes
12 September 2007

Following two mishaps involving SAS DHC-8-400 planes, Bombardier and Goodrich, the landing gear manufacturer, recommend in an All Operator Message (AOM) that operators of Dash 8 Q400 aircraft having accumulated more than 10,000 landing gear cycles, be grounded until an inspection of the landing gear is carried out.
Bombardier has delivered more than 160 Q400 aircraft to airlines around the world, of these there are currently about 60 Q400 aircraft with more than 10,000 landing gear cycles. (Bombardier Press release)