Another Dash8 Q400 landing gear collapse

These happen with alarming frequency and yet for years Bombardier have completely failed to resolve it.

Ten years ago SAS dumped its entire fleet overnight because of the issue, there have been two others in the past three months, one Flybe at Belfast and another at Amsterdam.

How is it this hasn’t been properly resolved? If it’s not nose gear, it’s the main gear tipping the aircraft over as it lands with potentially fatal consequences.

This time it was LOT Polish Airlines flight LO 3924 from Kraków to Warsaw on January 10, 2018 with the pictured Bombardier DHC-8-402 (Q400) SP-EQG, which landed safely on runway 11 at WAW. However the nose geared collapsed on landing, closing the runway and the airport. The airport was later reopened.

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