Incident Bombardier DHC-8-402Q Dash 8 JA844A,
ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 316292
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:Saturday 1 July 2023
Time:13:05 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH8D model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bombardier DHC-8-402Q Dash 8
Owner/operator:Oriental Air Bridge
Registration: JA844A
MSN: 4091
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 39
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:over Kumamot prefecture -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Fukuoka Airport (FUK/RJFF)
Destination airport:Miyazaki Airport (KMI/RJFM)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Bombardier DHC-8-402Q of Oriental Air Bridge (leased from ANA), operating ORC/OC 67 from Fukuoka to Miyazaki, made an emergency landing at Miyazaki due to smoke in the cockpit and cabin. The flight departed Fukuoka at 12:48 LT, and while flying over Kumamoto prefecture white misty smoke was detected in the cockpit and cabin at 13:05 LT. The flight crew declared an emergency at 13:13 LT, and the Dash 8 made a safe landing on Miyazaki at 13:29 LT. An emergency evacuation was carried out on a taxiway. There were no injuries among 35 passengers and four crew.
The sole runway was closed for an hour.
On 3rd July, JCAB announced that the cause of the incident was oil leak in No.2 engine which contaminated into the air conditioner. There were no fire in the engine.


Revision history:

01-Jul-2023 09:23 isamuel Added
01-Jul-2023 09:23 harro Updated
03-Jul-2023 08:56 isamuel Updated

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2024 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314