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PICTURES: Scoot 787 door ripped off at Changi

A Scoot Boeing 787-8 had its left-front door ripped from the airframe during preparation for routine maintenance at Singapore Changi airport on 7 January.

"During preparation for routine maintenance, a door on a Scoot 787 aircraft sustained some damage and is currently undergoing recovery. No passengers were involved and no injuries were sustained while an investigation has been convened," says Scoot in a statement to FlightGlobal. "Consequently, we do not expect major disruption to our operating network."

The affected aircraft bears the registration 9V-OFI (MSN 37125).

According to social media reports, the aircraft had rolled backwards when the chocks were removed without the tug attached but with the aerobridge still connected.

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Source: Jetline Marvel's Facebook page

Flight Fleets Analyzer shows that MSN 37125 was built in 2017. It is owned and managed by the Singapore Airlines low-cost subsidiary.

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