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28 January 2019

Fatal Kathmandu DHC-8 accident caused by stressed-out pilot making unsafe and desperate landing

28 January 2019

The fatal US-Bangla Airlines DHC-8 accident at Kathmandu in 2018 was caused by the stressed-out captain making an unsafe and desperate landing after losing situational awareness.

Risk of collision between DHC-8-400 and Piaggio P180 over Canada

16 January 2019

TSB Canada reported on a ‘risk of collision’ between a Westjet Encore DHC-8-400 and a private Piaggio P180 over Canada.

FBI completes investigation into August 2018 crash of stolen DHC-8 near Seattle

9 November 2018

The FBI has completed its investigation of the unauthorized flight of a Horizon Air Q400 aircraft that occurred on August 10, 2018, from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Washington. 

TSB Canada releases report on DHC-8-400 in-flight electrical arcing incident

19 October 2018

TSB Canada released a fact-gathering investigation report on a March 2018 DHC-8-400 in-flight electrical arcing incident.

Kathmandu Post: captain in fatal Dash 8 accident showed stressed and erratic behaviour on flight

27 August 2018

The captain of the US-Bangla Dash 8 that crashed at Kathmandu, Nepal in March, showed stressed and erratic behaviour, according to a report.

Horizon Air DHC-8-402Q stolen by ground-service agent from Seattle; crashed at Ketron Island

11 August 2018

A Horizon Air DHC-8-402Q was stolen by a 29-year old airline ground-service agent from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac). The aircraft crashed at Ketron Island, killing the ‘pilot’.

Report: DHC-8-400 in-flight emergency due to smoke in cockpit and cabin at Nanaimo Airport, Canada

15 July 2018

TSB Canada released its factual report on a DHC-8-400 in-flight emergency due to smoke in cockpit and cabin at Nanaimo Airport, Canada.

TSB issues report on DHC-8-400 hard landing accident at Toronto City Airport, Canada

13 July 2018

TSB Canada issued a factual report on a DHC-8-400 hard landing accident at Toronto City Airport, Canada; damage was only discovered after the next flight.

Dutch Safety Board issues report on DHC-8-400 main gear leg collapse on landing at Schiphol Airport

4 June 2018

Dutch Safety Board issues report on a Flybe DHC-8-400 main gear leg collapse on landing at Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport.

AAIC Nepal: US-Bangla Dash 8 in Kathmandu crash touched down long, went off the side of the runway

15 April 2018

A preliminary report by the Aircraft Accidents Investigation Commission of Nepal detailed the accident sequence of the US-Bangla Dash 8 that crashed at Kathmandu.