Vliegtuigongeval op 20191029 met de Havilland Canada DHC-8-402Q Dash 8 N402QX - Boise, ID
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:dinsdag 29 oktober 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH8D model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-402Q Dash 8
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Horizon Air
Registratie: N402QX
Constructienummer: 4032
Bouwjaar: 2001
Aantal vlieguren:43991
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 80
Schade: Groot
Plaats:nabij Boise, ID (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Initiële klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Boise Airport, ID (BOI/KBOI), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, WA (SEA/KSEA), Verenigde Staten
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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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Boise Airport, ID en Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, WA bedraagt 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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