Aviation Photo #0193201 Boeing 747-368 - Saudi Arabian Airlines

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The right direction & the wrong direction. On August 23, 2001 the crew lost directional control of the plane during taxiing from a hangar toward a departure gate prior to boarding, it entered into a ditch causing serious damage to the nose section. None of the six crewmembers aboard were seriously injured. Note Malaysia Airlines B747-4H6 (9M-MPH) showing the right direction.
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    Alexander K.
    Saudi Arabian Airlines
    Boeing 747-368
    Boeing 747-300
    Boeing 747-300
    Boeing
    23266
    624
    HZ-AIO
    Kuala Lumpur - International (Sepang)
    Malaysia
    August 27, 2001
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Comments (5)

Anonymous
11 years ago
The aircraft was written off (airfleets.net).
Anonymous
10 years ago
Thanks for sharing. It's sad to see what extensive damage a little bump can do to an aircraft.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Guess thats better than if it went into the roadway.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Now that little blunder has to cost alot!
Anonymous
6 years ago
I love how they cover up the logo on the tail and the "Saudi Arabian" titles to prevent loss of reputation to the airline!

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