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Unstable approach preceded Dash 8's hard landing

Pilots of a de Havilland Canada Dash 8-100 had not stabilised the turboprop's approach to Nuuk in Greenland before the aircraft landed hard and suffered a main gear collapse. ( More...

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sparkie624 1
Bad piloting skills...
Yes, agreed pilot error, but this was a tough one. I wonder if fatigue played a factor? It can cause a pilot to 'tunnel think' and not consider other options.
sparkie624 2
I have MANY hours of working on the DASH 8 100... It has one of the strongest gear in the industry... To cause one to fold because of a hard landing is almost unbelievable.
DashTrash 1
It has too. The damn things are impossible to land consistently well.


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