Accident Boeing 777-2Q8ER N774AM,
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Date:Monday 25 February 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 777-2Q8ER
Registration: N774AM
MSN: 28689/365
Year of manufacture:2001
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 403
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Location:Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX/MMMX) -   Mexico
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX/MMMX)
Destination airport:Rio de Janeiro/Galeão-Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport, RJ (GIG/SBGL)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Boeing 777-200, N774AM, was damaged while taxiing from the new terminal 2 to runway 05R at Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX).
The airplane was cleared from ground control to taxi to runway 05R using taxiway B3 and A1. According to a statement made by the pilot he indicated that he had doubt about sufficient ground clearance for the Boeing 777 using taxiway B3. The Captain turned on to taxiway B3 and was on the centerline when he felt a "hard strike" and stopped the airplane. The left wing had stuck a light pole.



Revision history:

21-Feb-2024 17:07 harro Added
21-Feb-2024 17:08 harro Updated [Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Damage, Narrative]

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