KLM brand new Boeing 777 suffers fuselage damage in AMS

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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 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.


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