Narrative:The Boeing 737-400 sustained substantial damage as the left hand main gear gave way at the gate at Kuching Airport (KCH), Malaysia. The wing was punctured by the undercarriage leg and the nr.1 engine contacted the platform.
|Date:||02 OCT 2009|
|C/n / msn:|| 26468/2445|
|First flight:|| 1993-03-03 (16 years 7 months)|
|Total airframe hrs:||39740|
|Engines:|| 2 CFMI CFM56-3C1|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 149 |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Airplane fate:|| Repaired|
|Location:||Kuching Airport (KCH) (Malaysia)
|Phase:|| Standing (STD)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Kuala Lumpur Subang International Airport (KUL/WMKK), Malaysia|
|Destination airport:||Kuching Airport (KCH/WBGG), Malaysia|
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Kuala Lumpur Subang International Airport to Kuching Airport as the crow flies is 965 km (603 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.