Eastern Australia DH8C at Sydney on Jun 19th 2018, lightning strike

Last Update: June 19, 2018 / 17:06:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 19, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QF-2164

Aircraft Registration
VH-TQH

ICAO Type Designator
DH8C

An Eastern Australia de Havilland Dash 8-300 on behalf of Qantas, registration VH-TQH performing flight QF-2164 from Sydney,NS to Port Macquarie,NS (Australia), had just levelled off at cruise level 170 out of Sydney about 17 minutes into the flight when the crew decided to return to Sydney reporting the aircraft had sustained a lightning strike. The aircraft landed safely back in Sydney about 40 minutes after departure.

A replacement Dash 8-300 registration VH-TQZ reached Port Macquarie with a delay of 2:40 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Sydney about 17 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
VH-TQH
Country of Registration
Australia
Date of Registration
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Airworthyness Category
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Manufacturer
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Aircraft Model / Type
DHC-8-315
ICAO Aircraft Type
DH8C
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 19, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QF-2164

Aircraft Registration
VH-TQH

ICAO Type Designator
DH8C

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