On April 22, 2021, a brand new Boeing 777-300ER from the KLM Royal Dutch Airlines fleet suffered minor fuselage damage during the pushback at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS).
The Boeing 777-300ER, registered as PH-BVV, was scheduled to conduct a cargo flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) via Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN). However, during the pushback, KLM’s Boeing 777-300ER bumped into a still connected jet bridge, which caused minor fuselage damage.
No injuries among the crew were reported. KLM Boeing 777-300ER was changed into another aircraft and took off with a delay of approximately 5 hours to its final destination, according to a Dutch media outlet.
KLM Boeing 777-300 (PH-BVV, built 2020) sustained minor damage during pushback at Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport (EHAM), Netherlands. It is understood the adjacent “avio bridge” was not removed properly. https://t.co/VfgB4Ao24f— JACDEC (@JacdecNew) April 23, 2021
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has a total of 31 Boeing 777 aircraft: 15 Boeing 777-200s and 16 Boeing 777-300ERs. The damaged Boeing 777-300ER, registered as PH-BVV, was delivered to KLM on March 24, 2021, and listed as 0.4 years old, the Planespotters.net data shows.