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Last updated: 10 April 2020
Status:Offizieller Zwischenbericht
Datum:Samstag 18 Mai 2013
Flugzeugtyp: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 Airlines
On behalf of:US Airways Express
Kennzeichen: N934HA
Werknummer: 139
Baujahr: 1989-02-24 (24 years 3 months)
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW120A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 31
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 34
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Newark-Liberty International Airport, NJ (EWR) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL/KPHL), USA
Flug nach:Newark-Liberty International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), USA
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).

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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