MH17 Incident: Malaysia Airline Media Statement 3; Friday, July 18, 01:30 PM GMT +0800 

19 07 2014

Media Statement 3 : MH17 Incident

The B777-200 aircraft bearing registration no. 9M-MRD that operated MH17 on 17 July, 2014 had a clean maintenance record. The aircraft’s last maintenance check was on 11 July 2014. The next check was due on 27 Aug 2014. The maintenance was conducted at Malaysia Airlines’ hangar at KLIA. The aircraft had a clean bill of health.

The aircraft was manufactured in July 1997, and so had 17 years in service.

The aircraft had recorded 75322 hours with a total of 11434 cycles.

All communication system on the aircraft were functioning normally.

The B777-200 uses the Rolls-Royce Trent-800 engine and has a 282 seat capacity.

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Flight MH370 Bounding For Beijing Feared Crashed in South China Sea

8 03 2014

A Malaysia Airlines plane heading for Bejing has lost contact with Subang Air Traffic Control at 2.40am, Saturday.

In a statement issued by MAS, Flight MH370, operated on the B777-200 aircraft, departed Kuala Lumpur at 12.41am on 8 March 2014. MH370 was expected to land in Beijing at 6.30am the same day. 

The flight was carrying a total number of 239 passengers (including 2 infants), 12 crew members.

It is feared that the plane crashed into the South China Sea around Vietnam.








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