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Network Fokker 100 grounded after heavy landing

written by australianaviation.com.au | October 24, 2012
Network's VH-NQE. (Brenden Scott)

A Network Aviation Fokker 100 suffered a hard landing at Nifty Aerodrome in the East Pilbara region on October 19.

According to the ATSB, the aircraft – VH-NQE – experienced windshear as it approached the airfield during a fly-in/fly-out charter flight from Perth.  The Qantas-owned subsidiary has grounded the aircraft pending further investigation by the airline and the ATSB.

No injuries were reported, but the ATSB categorises damage to the aircraft as “serious”.

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VH-NQE is a new addition to the Network fleet, having been delivered to Perth in mid September.

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Network Fokker 100 grounded after heavy landing

written by australianaviation.com.au | October 24, 2012
Network's VH-NQE. (Brenden Scott)

A Network Aviation Fokker 100 suffered a hard landing at Nifty Aerodrome in the East Pilbara region on October 19.

According to the ATSB, the aircraft – VH-NQE – experienced windshear as it approached the airfield during a fly-in/fly-out charter flight from Perth.  The Qantas-owned subsidiary has grounded the aircraft pending further investigation by the airline and the ATSB.

No injuries were reported, but the ATSB categorises damage to the aircraft as “serious”.

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VH-NQE is a new addition to the Network fleet, having been delivered to Perth in mid September.

Steer your own in-flight experience – available on print and digital Whether our classic glossy magazine in your letterbox, daily news updates in your inbox, peeling back a few layers in the podcast or our monthly current affair reports, you can count on us to keep you up to date. Sign up today for just $99.95 for more exclusive offers here. Subscribe now at australianaviation.com.au.

Network Fokker 100 grounded after heavy landing

written by australianaviation.com.au | October 24, 2012
Network's VH-NQE. (Brenden Scott)

A Network Aviation Fokker 100 suffered a hard landing at Nifty Aerodrome in the East Pilbara region on October 19.

According to the ATSB, the aircraft – VH-NQE – experienced windshear as it approached the airfield during a fly-in/fly-out charter flight from Perth.  The Qantas-owned subsidiary has grounded the aircraft pending further investigation by the airline and the ATSB.

No injuries were reported, but the ATSB categorises damage to the aircraft as “serious”.

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VH-NQE is a new addition to the Network fleet, having been delivered to Perth in mid September.

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