Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Malaysia 737 crashes in Sibu Malaysia

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737 has suffered a landing accident at Sibu Malaysia. Flight 2718 was operating from Kuala Lumpur (KUL / WMKK) to Sibu (SWB / WBGS) with 61 passengers and 6 crew on board. MH 2718 landed on Sibu's runway 13 in very heavy rain at about 22.10 local time. Runway 13 is 2745 mtrs long but does not have an ILS. On touchdown the 737 went off the side of the runway and came to a stop on soft ground with the nose gear collapsed. No injuries were reported but the 737 has sustained significant damage.

Aircraft Information

Aircraft: Boeing 737-8H6 (WL)
Operator: Malaysia Airlines
Registration: 9M-MXX
Serial Number: 40161
First Flew: 14th August 2014 
Age: (2 years 8 months)
Test Registration: N1787B

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