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Last updated: 15 May 2021
Date:Thursday 4 April 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
Operator:Austrian Airlines
Registration: OE-LGM
MSN: 4319
First flight: 2010
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW150A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Innsbruck-Kranebitten Airport (INN) (   Austria)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Wien-Schwechat International Airport (VIE/LOWW), Austria
Destination airport:Innsbruck-Kranebitten Airport (INN/LOWI), Austria
An Austrian Airlines DHC-8-402Q Dash 8, performing flight OS903, suffered a tailstrike during landing in Innsbruck, Austria.
Due to mountain-wave severe turbulences and gusts were present in the Inn-valley.
The aircraft was repaired and resumed service on June 4, two months after the accident.

Runway mishap

» BFU19-0350-DX


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Wien-Schwechat International Airport to Innsbruck-Kranebitten Airport as the crow flies is 399 km (250 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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