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Bombardier Dash 8-402Q

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Japan Air Commuter flight 3X3768 from Tanegashima to Kagoshima suffered smoke in cabin and cockpit during final approach to Kagoshima.
The airplane made an emergency landing at Kagoshima without further incident. Passengers disembarked on runway while fire service accessed the situation.
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Bombardier Dash 8-402Q

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10th December 2017
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Aircraft Data

The Dash 8 is a twin engine turboprop short range regional airliner. Developed in the 1970s in response to a demand for 30-40 seater commuter airliners. Since developed into a family of aircraft of increasing size and capability.

Latest and longest version of the Dash 8 family, with so many structural changes it is essentially a different aircraft. Aimed at short range stage lengths of 300 miles or less.

Summary data for Bombardier Dash 8 400
Country of originFirst flightNo. builtNo. in serviceCrewPassengers
Canada1998221221270 - 78


2 x Pratt & Whitney Canada PW150A (5000 shp) turboshaft engines.

Variant used is the PW150A, with 4573shp thrust


Dimensions for Bombardier Dash 8 400
Length107 ft. 9 in.
Wing Span93 ft. 3 in.
Height27 ft. 3 in.
Empty Weight36,520 lbs.
Max Weight63,250 lbs.


Performance of Bombardier Dash 8 400
Max Speed414 mph
Cruise Speed402 mph
Ceiling27,000 ft.
Normal Range1,250nm
Max Range1,560nm

Updated 22nd November 2008

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