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Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 registered 9M-MRO


Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 9M-MRO

Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER registered 9M-MRO.
Source: Wikimedia Commons

1. Background

When an aircraft is involved in an accident the Reports generally refer to the incident using the flight code - for example, MH370. If the accident involves loss of life or, as in the case of MH370, the aircraft is missing, then the flight code is changed for subsequent flights.

The registration number of the aircraft is used in reports and other documentation. The aircraft operated by Malaysia Airlines for the missing flight MH370 was one of their fleet of Boeing 777 twin-engine jet aircraft, registered 9M-MRO.

Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200-ER 9M-MRO was used for flight MH370 which went missing on Saturday, 8 March 2014. Captain Zaharie Shah was the Pilot-in-Command, with First Officer Fariq Ab Hamid.

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9M-MRO Photo Tribute

The Boeing 777 has been one of the world's safest aircraft. 9M-MRO had been flown all over the world and many photos are available on www.planespotters.net.

However, the most moving series of photographs has been compiled by Raisch Studios as a tribute to MH370 and 9M-MRO, linked below:-

Visual History: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370