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Flybe de Havilland Canada DHC-8-402Q Dash 8 accident

Flybe flight BE1284, a DHC-8-402Q, suffered a landing accident at Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport, the Netherlands.
The aircraft landed on runway 22 in strong winds and apparently suffered a right hand main landing gear collapse. The aircraft departed Edinburgh on a scheduled passenger service to Amsterdam at 14:21 UTC. About 15:22 UTC the aircraft entered a holding pattern over the North Sea off the western coast of the Netherlands. It left the holding about 15:38 UTC and positioned for an approach to runway 22. The aircraft landed about 15:54 UTC.
Photos from the scene show the aircraft with the right hand wing tip contacting the ground. Passengers were evacuated.
Airport operations had been hampered by strong winds during the day. At the time landing, wind was recorded being from 240 degrees at 31 knots, gusting to 46 knots and the wind direction varying between 210 and 270 degrees.


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