Malaysia A332 at Kuala Lumpur on Jan 1st 2020, rejected takeoff due to instrument issues

Last Update: January 7, 2020 / 21:05:54 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 1, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
MH-145

Aircraft Registration
9M-MTY

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

A Malaysia Airlines Airbus A330-200, registration 9M-MTY performing flight MH-145 from Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) to Auckland (New Zealand), was accelerating for takeoff from Kuala Lumpur's runway 32R when the crew rejected takeoff at low speed, vacated the runway about 1100 meters/3700 feet down the runway and returned to the apron.

Passengers reported the aircraft stopped just prior to rotation, throwing them forward in their seats. The captain subsequently announced instrument issues. The aircraft returned to the apron, several mechanics came on board attempting to repair the aircraft. After about 3 hours they were asked to disembark and return for the flight the following morning. The same aircraft was waiting for them the following morning and needed to reject takeoff another time, see Incident: Malaysia A332 at Kuala Lumpur on Jan 2nd 2020, rejected takeoff due to instrument issues.

The airline apologized to the passengers stating the flight was re-timed twice due to an unexpected technical issue involving an aircraft system. The crew rejected takeoff at low speed. Hotel accommodation, transportatin and meals were provided to the passengers affected while some of the passengers could be rebooked onto other carriers.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 1, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
MH-145

Aircraft Registration
9M-MTY

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

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