ASN Aircraft accident de Havilland Canada DHC-8-102 Dash 8 N934HA Newark-Liberty International Airport, NJ (EWR)
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Date:Saturday 18 May 2013
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH8A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-102 Dash 8
Operated by:Piedmont
On behalf of:US Airways Express
Registration: N934HA
MSN: 139
First flight: 1989-02-24 (24 years 3 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW120A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 31
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 34
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Newark-Liberty International Airport, NJ (EWR) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL/KPHL), United States of America
Destination airport:Newark-Liberty International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), United States of America
A de Havilland Canada DHC-8 passenger plane was involved in a landing accident at Newark-Liberty International Airport, NJ (EWR). There were no injuries.
The airplane operated on a scheduled domestic flight PI 4560 from Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL) to Newark. It departed Philadelphia at 22:52.
Apparently the crew were not able to get the landing gear down while approaching Newark at 23:31. The flight climbed to an altitude of 3100 feet and returned to Newark for a wheels-up landing on runway 04L at 01:04.

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: DCA13FA094

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Distance from Philadelphia International Airport, PA to Newark-Liberty International Airport, NJ as the crow flies is 128 km (80 miles).

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