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Last updated: 3 December 2021
Estado:Preliminar - Oficial
Fecha:sábado 18 mayo 2013
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DH8A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-102 Dash 8
Operated by:Piedmont
On behalf of:US Airways Express
Registración: N934HA
Numéro de série: 139
Año de Construcción: 1989-02-24 (24 years 3 months)
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW120A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 31
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 34
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Newark-Liberty International Airport, NJ (EWR) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL/KPHL), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Newark-Liberty International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:4560
A de Havilland Canada DHC-8 passenger plane was involved in a landing accident at Newark-Liberty International Airport, NJ (EWR). There were no injuries.
The airplane operated on a scheduled domestic flight PI 4560 from Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL) to Newark. It departed Philadelphia at 22:52.
Apparently the crew were not able to get the landing gear down while approaching Newark at 23:31. The flight climbed to an altitude of 3100 feet and returned to Newark for a wheels-up landing on runway 04L at 01:04.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: DCA13FA094

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Distance from Philadelphia International Airport, PA to Newark-Liberty International Airport, NJ as the crow flies is 128 km (80 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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