Oriental Bridge DH8B at Nagasaki on May 27th 2019, three failures, one diversion, two returns

Last Update: May 28, 2019 / 21:01:56 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 27, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OC-95

Destination
Fukue, Japan

Aircraft Registration
JA802B

ICAO Type Designator
DH8B

An Oriental Air Bridge de Havilland Dash 8-200, registration JA802B performing flight OC-95 from Fukuoka to Fukue (Japan), was climbing out of Fukuoka when the circuit breaker for the radar altimeter tripped. The crew decided to divert to Nagasaki (Japan) for a safe landing.

The radar altimeter was replaced. The aircraft subsequently departed for flight OC-43 from Nagasaki to Iki (Japan), however, needed to return to the failure of the GPWS.

The GPWS was replaced, the aircraft departed again to Iki but again needed to return due to the failure of the GPWS.

The flight as well as three more flights were cancelled as result.

Japan's Ministry of Transport instructed the airline to review its maintenance procedures.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service without further issues the following day.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 27, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OC-95

Destination
Fukue, Japan

Aircraft Registration
JA802B

ICAO Type Designator
DH8B

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