Dash 8 Q400

SpiceJet pilots suspended after landing turboprop on wrong runway

Two SpiceJet pilots are temporarily suspended from active duty after landing Dash 8-400 turboprop on the wrong runway at India’s Belgaum Airport.  ...


Extra capacity Dash 8-400 turboprop gets EASA’s certification

De Havilland Canada received European Union Aviation Safety Agency’s certification for its extra passenger capacity Dash 8-400 turboprop variant.  ...


De Havilland set to pause Dash 8 Q400 production, future uncertain

Manufacturer De Havilland Canada (DHC) is set to pause production once the current Dash 8-400 backlog is completed, indicated the company....


Two years after Seattle plane heist: lessons learned and missed

August 10, 2018, saw an unscheduled and tragic airshow above Seattle: a Bombardier Dash 8 Q400, followed by two US Air Force F-15s, performed a number or daring maneuvers before crashing in a scarcely-populated area. The aircraft was stolen by an aircraft technician, raising an important question: how did it happen, and more crucially, how to prevent that from happening again?...


Blade debris puncture Ethiopian Dash 8 cabin in runway excursion

An Ethiopian Airlines Dash 8 suffered a runway excursion while departing from the Juba International Airport. The aircraft was heavily damaged, but none of the 21 occupants were injured....


De Havilland Canada receives first firm order after sale

After Longview Aviation Capital acquired the Q400, orders were rather scarce for the turboprop aircraft. But finally, De Havilland Canada received their first firm order for the Dash 8 Q400 from Air Tanzania:...


Bombardier Completes The Sale of Q400 – de Havilland Is Officially Back

Great news for both Bombardier and us, aviation enthusiasts, as Bombardier has sold the Q400 program to Longview. Including in the sale is the De Havilland brand. Read more:...


Biman Airlines plane skids off runway in Myanmar, 17 injured

A Bombardier Dash 8 from the Bangladeshi flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines skidded off the runway at Yangon International Airport (RGN), Myanmar on May 9, 2019. At least 17 people were injured....


How Flight 3407 Completely Changed Aviation Safety

10 years ago, an unfortunate crash happened that killed 49 people onboard the Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 and 1 person on the ground. However, the aftermath of Flight 3407 completely changed aviation's safety standards. Read more:...


Nepal crash: final report points to pilot's ‘emotional breakdown’

The pilot of a US-Bangla Airlines plane that crashed upon landing in Kathmandu last March “seemed to have an emotional breakdown”, Nepalese investigators state. Based on data retrieved from the cockpit voice recorder, the probe suggests the captain was in a disturbed mental state due to “stress” during the flight, a factor that contributed to the crash....