2015-01-19 FlyBe DHC-8-400 ran off taxiway at Inverness, Scotland


2015-01-19 FlyBe DHC-8-400 ran off taxiway at Inverness, Scotland


After landing runway 23 at temperatures around freezing level, the pilots experienced a loss of directional control when they turned right into taxiway „Golf“ on the way to the southern apron.

The Dash 8 began to skid sideways until it ended with all undercarriage on the grass about 2-3 meters beneath paved surface.

None of the passengers or crewmembers were hurt in the event.

The airport was forced to close for larger traffic until the blocked taxiway was opened again around 14:00.

The aircraft in question was not damaged and departed back to Manchester at 14:40L.

Inverness airport weather at the time:
EGPE 191020Z 24007KT CAVOK M03/M05 Q1015


Date: 2015-01-19 Time: 10:10
Location: EGPE INV Inverness
Country: United Kingdom
Flight phase: TXI – Taxi, Power Back
Damage to a/c: none

Flight no.: BEE 202
From: EGCC/MAN: Manchester To: EGPE/INV: Inverness
Type: Passenger
Operator: Flybe

Type: Bombardier DHC-8-400
Registration: G-JEDM
Age a/c: 11,5 years
Constr. No.: 4077


Aircraft Involved

Occupants & Casualties

Crew Pax Other Total
Occupants 4 49 0 53
Fatalities 0 0 0 0
Injuries 0 0 0 0

JACDEC 20-year Statistics :

  • 12th safety occurence for the operator
  • 50th safety occurence of type (DHC8-400)
  • 2nd safety occurence at or near the airport
  • 1st safety occurence for aircraft in question

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