Tag: Eastern Australia

Eastern Australia DH8C Encouters Lightning Strike

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Eastern Australia de Havilland Dash 8-300 on behalf of Qantas, performing flight QF-2164 from Sydney, NS to Port Macquarie, NS (Australia), had just levelled off at cruise level 170 out of Sydney about 17 minutes into the flight when the crew decided to return to Sydney reporting the aircraft had sustained a lightning strike. […]

Eastern Australia DH8B Engine Shuts Down in Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute Eastern Australia de Havilland Dash 8-200, on behalf of Qantas, was descending towards Albury when the crew needed to shut the right hand engine down due to an engine oil indication. The aircraft continued for a safe landing in Albury forcing local emergency service to cut their training exercise short for the arrival of the […]