Hi from Denmark - just want to give u some tecnical facts about this plane.
We talk about a airplane dash-8 Q400. The plane is produce by Bombardier LTD - have 72 seats and speed max. 660 km i a hour.
Its a very good plane in cold weather and a lot of contries with a lot of snow have bougth this plane or the other dash-8 3oo plane.
I will translate a danish new-site with information about this plane to anyone interesting, so you maybe consider next time you gonna fly if this is
the plane for your destination and if you maybe should cancel
It all began 9 sept. 2007: A Dash-8 have to make a forced landing in aalborg denmark - the plane so destoyed that it could never fly again - 5 people
was "wounded" but no one seriously.
10 sept.: a dash-8 take off from Copenhagen to prague but most return to copenhagen again and the passenger take another dash-8 plane to praque but
most again return to copenhagen with technical problems
12 sept: A dash-8 from Scandinavianairlines most make a forced landing in Litauen again because of the same problem as in aalborg(city).
21 sept: A dash-8 own by Ausburgs Airway have to make a forced landing in Münich because nosewheel not unfolding.
10 okt: A dash-8 on its way to Gdansk(Polland) most return to copenhagen because of nosetrouble
11 okt: A dash-8 from Berlin to Stockholm most return to Berlin because of engineproblems.
12okt: Again a dashplane most return this time to Warszawa with landing-whells problem.
19 okt: And again in copenhagen a forced landing because a door(to nose-wheel) not was closed, and a lot of lred ligth in cockpit.
27 okt:And again in copenhagen a dashplane was making a forced landing and the rigth side of landingwheels collapsing, and again very lucky no one
22 now: Stavanger Norway a forced landing with a dash-8
2008 feb: A forced landing in Wien Austrian airline have also dash-8plane it seems like
29 sept: a forced landing in a little airport south of Oslo on its way to Denmark
21 okt: Two dash-8 most make a forced landing in Toronto Airport without and hour
16 now: a forced landing in Philadelphia dash-300 also problems with "nose"
And the last one you all know, so when we heard about it in news a lot of people was saying ohh!!! a dashplane.......what did i say
There also saying that Airlines companies from U.S.A, Japen Australien, Scandinavian, Austria and Canada have had trouble with this plane the last 6
years and the most common errors is something with the landingwheels, nearly all forced landing the last 5-6 years have been trouble with
Twice it have landed without wheels unfolding
Hope you could use the information, and personal i can tell that i would never take a dashplane would rather cross the ocean on a surfingboard.