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Report on the aircraft accident during landing on Sandnessjøen airport Stokka, Norway (ENST) on 15 September 2010 with Bombardier DHC-8-103 LN-WIF, operated by Widerøes Flyveselskap AS

Hard landing with right main gear collaps.

Landing in difficult wind conditions caused a hard landing and right main gear collaps as a consequence of overload on the "Fuse Pin". Major damage in the wheel well area, right propeller and underneath the aircraft fuselage.


Location Sandnessjøen airport Stokka, Norway (ENST)
Occurrence date 15.09.2010
ICAO Location indicator ENST
Aircraft DeHavilland DHC-8
Registration LN-WIF
Meteorological conditions VMC
County Nordland
Type of occurrence Accident
Type of operation Scheduled air transport
Category of operation Heavy, aeroplane (> 10 000kg)
Aircraft category Landplane, Multi-engine, Turboprop/turboshaft

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