Landing of the American Eagle flight 4297 passed a nostalgic wave among people who have been flying for more than two decades. Having the right mix of economics and aircraft size, the DASH8 was considered a part of ‘golden age of regional turboprops’.
“All my memories are from the Dash and I know a lot of senior flight attendants are the same,” flight attendant Nina Yli-Piipari told local television station WBOC. “To me it’s like the end of an era. We were a Dash family and now we’re not.”
Tomorrow is #TheLastDash as @PiedmontAir operates its final Dash 8 aircraft. Flight 4927 leaves #CLT for @FlySBYAirport at 6:33 p.m. Seven liveries, one incredible legacy. #TravelTuesday pic.twitter.com/k46VfhxmnV
— CLT Airport (@CLTAirport) July 3, 2018