Sunstate DH8D at Coffs Harbour on Nov 24th 2017, bat strike

Last Update: November 26, 2017 / 22:59:24 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 24, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QF-2179

Aircraft Registration
VH-QOI

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

A Sunstate de Havilland Dash 8-400 on behalf of Qantas, registration VH-QOI performing flight QF-2179 from Port Macquarie,NS to Coffs Harbour,NS (Australia), was on a final approach to Coffs Harbour at about 20:20L when a bat impacted the aircraft. The aircraft continued for a safe landing.

The aircraft was unable to continue its next sector to Sydney,NS (Australia).

A passenger on flight QF-2118 from Sydney to Coffs Harbour reported, that their flight was delayed and carried spare parts to Coffs Harbour. After arrival of QF-2118 the occurrence aircraft was repaired, departed for its next leg to Sydney and reached Sydney at around 01:30L the next day with a delay of about 3.5 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
VH-QOI
Country of Registration
Australia
Date of Registration
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TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
BOMBARDIER INC
Aircraft Model / Type
DHC-8-402
ICAO Aircraft Type
DH8D
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 24, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QF-2179

Aircraft Registration
VH-QOI

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

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