Malaysia B738 over Indian Ocean on Apr 13th 2015, generator failure

Last Update: April 14, 2015 / 20:55:49 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 13, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
MH-177

Destination
Male, Maldives

Aircraft Registration
9M-MXA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration 9M-MXA performing flight MH-177 from Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) to Male (Maldives), was enroute at FL360 about 700nm west of Kuala Lumpur when the crew decided to return to Kuala Lumpur. The aircraft landed safely back in Kuala Lumpur about 3.5 hours after departure.

A passenger reported the captain announced the standby generator had failed.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration 9M-MXN reached Male with a delay of 5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 13, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
MH-177

Destination
Male, Maldives

Aircraft Registration
9M-MXA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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