Commutair DH8B at Washington on Sep 30th 2012, hydraulic failure

Last Update: October 1, 2012 / 16:55:25 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 30, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Commutair

Flight number
C5-598

Aircraft Registration
N359PH

ICAO Type Designator
DH8B

A Commutair de Havilland Dash 8-200 on behalf of United, registration N359PH performing flight C5-598/UA-3598 from Washington Dulles,DC to Charlottesville,VA (USA), was climbing out of Dulles Airport's runway 19L when the crew declared emergency reporting they had lost all hydraulic fluid from the #2 hydraulic system requiring them to pump the gear down manually. The aircraft stopped the climb at about 7000 feet and returned to Washington's Dulles Airport for a safe landing on runway 19R, stopped on the runway and was towed to the apron.

The flight was cancelled.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N359PH
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOMBARDIER INC
Aircraft Model / Type
DHC-8-202
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
DH8B
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
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Engine Model
Engine Type
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 30, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Commutair

Flight number
C5-598

Aircraft Registration
N359PH

ICAO Type Designator
DH8B

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