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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172278
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Date:13-DEC-2014
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-2H6ER
Owner/operator:Malaysia Airlines
Registration: 9M-MRC
C/n / msn: 28410
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Minor
Location:Hong Kong-Chek Lap Kok International Airport (HKG/VHHH) -   Hong Kong
Phase: Standing
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Hong Kong-Chek Lap Kok International Airport (HKG/VHHH)
Destination airport:Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL/WMKK)
Narrative:
A Boeing 777-200 operating flight MH073 from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur was damaged on the ground at Hong Kong.
A steel bar mounted on a baggage loader truck punctured the skin of aircraft, leaving a foot-long tear. The flight was cancelled and the airplane was flown to Kuala Lumpur the next day. It was back in service on December 15.

Sources:

http://www.thesundaily.my/news/1266796


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Dec-2014 16:17 harro Added

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