Incident Boeing 777-2H6ER 9M-MRO, Thursday 9 August 2012
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Date:Thursday 9 August 2012
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-MRO
MSN: 28420/404
Year of manufacture:2002
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 263
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Shanghai-Pudong International Airport (PVG/ZSPD) -   China
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Shanghai-Pudong International Airport (PVG/ZSPD)
Destination airport:Kuala Lumpur (WMKK)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
A taxiing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 passenger plane (9M-MRO), flight MH389, contaced the elevator of a China Eastern Airlines A340 plane, flight MU583 B-6050, waiting on the taxiway at Pudong International Airport.No one was injured.

The tip of the wing of the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was broken off and hung on the tail of the China Eastern Airbus 340-600, according to pictures posted by passengers on the Internet.

The very same plane went missing on March 8, 2014 while on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing,


March 2014 accident:

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

8 March 2014 9M-MRO Malaysia Airlines 239 within Indian Ocean w/o


Revision history:

10-Aug-2012 13:27 gerard57 Added
10-Aug-2012 13:40 vvvww Updated [Cn]
14-Aug-2012 12:21 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
08-Mar-2014 19:38 mcantsin Updated [Narrative]
08-Mar-2014 19:38 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
09-Mar-2014 07:49 Amrut Updated [Embed code]
09-Mar-2014 07:50 harro Updated [Embed code]
09-Mar-2014 10:17 Anon. Updated [Embed code]
09-Mar-2014 10:18 harro Updated [Embed code]
09-Mar-2014 15:00 harro Updated [Embed code]
17-Mar-2014 07:40 Anon. Updated [Embed code]
17-Mar-2014 07:41 harro Updated [Narrative]
23-Nov-2015 20:02 Alvin Updated [Destination airport]
28-Jul-2021 16:51 Anon. Updated [Source]
31-Jul-2021 17:19 xrecovery9 Updated [Narrative]

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