Netherlands B777 2 640Mind the bridge!

A brand new KLM Boeing 777-300 (PH-BVV, msn 66888) was scheduled to depart on the afternoon of 22 April, as a cargo-only flight from Schiphol to Shanghai via Seoul (KL895), when during pushback the bridge was still docked!

A tug had started pushing the Triple Seven from Pier E towards the runway, when it noticed resistance and after a push of about ten metres, the problem was noticed. The move caused damage to the fuselage of the only four-week-old Boeing.

No passengers were present in the aircraft, which was used for cargo only, as many airliners are doing these days.

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