ANN is checking into the details surrounding an SAS Bombardier
"Dash 8" Q400 that experienced an asymmetric gear deployment
followed by an accident in which the aircraft was forced to land
with a main gear undeployed. Scandinavian airline, SAS AB, is
undergoing its second fleet-wide Dash 8-Q400 grounding order
following the partial gear-up landing that took place, Saturday, at
the Copenhagen airport with Flight SK 2867.
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"Scandinavian Airlines regrets to confirm that one of
its aircraft, a Dash 8- 400 with registration number LN-RDI and
flight number SK 2867 from Bergen to Copenhagen was involved in an
accident at Copenhagen airport, at 16.55 hrs local time
"We can confirm that there were 38 passengers and 2 infants and
4 crew members onboard.
"Prior to the accident problems with the main landing gear was
"All Dash 8-400 aircraft within the SAS Group will be grounded
until further notice."
Source: From a Scandinavian Airlines release.
On Saturday, a Bombardier Q400 turboprop flying for Scandinavian
Airlines made a hard landing, after experiencing problems with its
right maingear... the third time in six weeks that