Malaysia A332 at Kuala Lumpur on Jan 2nd 2020, rejected takeoff due to instrument issues
Last Update: January 7, 2020 / 21:04:07 GMT/Zulu time
Passengers reported the aircraft stopped just prior to rotation, throwing them forward in their seats. The captain subsequently announced instrument issues, see Incident: Malaysia A332 at Kuala Lumpur on Jan 1st 2020, rejected takeoff due to 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. The aircraft returned to the apron, mechanics again boarded the aircraft, however, this time the passengers refused to fly with the occurrence aircraft. After about one hour of exchange with airline officials the airline announced a replacement aircraft would take them to Auckland.
A replacement Airbus A330-300 registration 9M-MTK departed about 5 hours later and reached Auckland with a delay of total 18 hours.
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. A replacement aircraft finally took the passengers to Auckland.
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