Descripción del Accidente ASN 20191029 de Havilland Canada DHC-8-402Q Dash 8 N402QX - Boise, ID
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:martes 29 octubre 2019
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DH8D model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-402Q Dash 8
Operador:Horizon Air
Registración: N402QX
Numéro de série: 4032
Año de Construcción: 2001
Horas Totales de la Célula:43991
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 80
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Ubicación:cerca Boise, ID (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Boise Airport, ID (BOI/KBOI), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, WA (SEA/KSEA), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:2337
Horizon Air as flight 2337, a DHC-8, N402QX, struck a bird during climb out from Boise Airport (KBOI), Idaho. After the collision, the flight crew saw visual evidence of the bird remains on the left wing, determined there were no indications of control problems, and decided to continue to Seattle/Tacoma International Airport (KSEA), Washington, where the flight landed with no further incident.
Postflight inspection of the airplane revealed that the the bird impact had partially severed the left wing leading edge composite structure and cracked the front spar web.

Probable Cause:

Probable Cause: a bird strike during climb out.

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 187 days (6 months)
Accident number: DCA20CA010
Download report: Summary report


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Distance from Boise Airport, ID to Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, WA as the crow flies is 637 km (398 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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