Aviation Photo #1523976 Bombardier DHC-8-402 Q400 - Flybe - British European

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Flanked by fire trucks, this Dash 8 declared a full emergency after the nose-gear failed to lower. After a fly-by of the tower for visual confirmation, the aircraft executed a very long go-around before finally making its emergency landing, which was without incident. Notice the idle nose-gear doors and the spoilers still deployed. (Canon EOS 30D & EF70-200 F4 L)
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    Karl Nixon
    Flybe - British European
    Bombardier DHC-8-402 Q400
    Bombardier DHC-8 Dash 8
    Bombardier DHC-8 Dash 8
    Manchester - International (Ringway)
    United Kingdom
    May 2, 2009
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Photo Added: May 11, 2009

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9 years ago
Nice picture Karl, but just FYI, the Dash 8 does not have the ability to dump fuel, maybe you'll correct that in the remark :-)
9 years ago
Good shot, and this plane has only been with Fly BE for 4 weeks, delivered 8th April 2009

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