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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 164882
Last updated: 30 November 2021
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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-MXI
MSN: 40136/4105
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 180
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) -   Nepal
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Kuala Lumpur Subang International Airport (KUL/WMKK), Malaysia
Destination airport:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT), Nepal
During an approach to Kathmandu, Malaysia Airlines Flight 114 struck a flock of birds.
Malaysia Airlines said in a statement:
"Upon landing, the aircraft was inspected by the engineer on duty. It was found that the aircraft’s landing light lens cover was broken. The aircraft was grounded for the night and the broken lens was subsequently replaced."
Authorities found the remains of up to 10 birds at the foot of the runway threshold. The airport was closed for half and hour and the following flight for MH114 was cancelled.



Photo of 9M-MXI courtesy

Singapore - Changi International (WSSS / SIN)
May 2014; (c) Ian McDonell

Revision history:

24-Mar-2014 07:42 Alexander Wyche Added
24-Mar-2014 08:07 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn]
24-Mar-2014 09:45 harro Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
29-Jul-2014 06:20 BryanCXGan Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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