Bird strike Incident de Havilland Canada DHC-8-402Q Dash 8 VH-LQM, Wednesday 1 January 2020
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Date:Wednesday 1 January 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH8D model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-402Q Dash 8
Registration: VH-LQM
MSN: 4450
Year of manufacture:2013
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Rockhampton Airport (ROK/YBRK), QLD -   Australia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Rockhampton Airport, QLD (ROK/YBRK)
Destination airport:Mackay Airport, QLD (MKY/YBMK)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Qantas flight QF2310, a Dash 8-400 returned to the departure aerodrome after sustaining a bird strike.
Minor damage to centre fuselage wing fairing.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

10 October 2016 VH-LQM QantasLink 0 near Yarrangobilly, NSW unk

Revision history:

03-Jan-2020 16:50 Petropavlovsk Added
03-Jan-2020 16:51 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
03-Jan-2020 16:51 harro Updated [Narrative]
08-Jun-2022 23:57 Ron Averes Updated [Operator]
10-Jun-2022 02:18 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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