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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 216495
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Time:04:01 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8H6 (WL)
Owner/operator:Malaysia Airlines
Registration: 9M-MXM
MSN: 40140/4276
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Shanghai-Pudong International Airport (PVG/ZSPD) -   China
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Shanghai-Pudong International Airport (PVG/ZSPD)
Destination airport:Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL/WMKK)
Malaysia Airlines flight MH387 sustained damage when the tires of the left-hand main landing gear ruptured during takeoff from runway 35R at Shanghai-Pudong International Airport, China.
The aircraft, a Boeing 737-800 began taxiing at 03:41 hours local time and reached the runway 35L threshold at 04:00. While accelerating for takeoff, both tires of the left-hand main landing gear failed. The flight crew aborted takeoff and turned the aircraft onto a taxiway.




Photo of 9M-MXM courtesy

Tokyo - Narita International (RJAA / NRT)
1 August 2015; (c) Hajime Suzuki

Revision history:

21-Oct-2018 11:29 harro Added

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