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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 164886
Last updated: 27 August 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A333 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-323
Owner/operator:Malaysia Airlines
Registration: 9M-MTC
C/n / msn: 1229
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 271
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Hong Kong -   Hong Kong
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)
Destination airport:Seoul-Incheon International Airport (ICN)
Malaysia Airlines reported that flight MH066 from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul-Incheon was diverted to Hong Kong "due to an inoperative aircraft generator which supplies normal electrical power." A statement by the airlines said: "However electrical power continued to be supplied by the Auxiliary Power Unit." The aircraft was then diverted to Hong Kong for rectification and landed uneventfully.

MH066 departed from Kuala Lumpur at 11.37pm and was scheduled to arrive Incheon at 6.50am local time.



Photo of 9M-MTC courtesy

Adelaide - International (YPAD / ADL)
4 December 2011; (c) Gavin Hughes

Revision history:

24-Mar-2014 09:49 harro Added

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