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MAS flight MH192 forced to turn back, lands safely in KLIA

Publication Date : 21-04-2014


A Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight bound for Bengaluru (Bangalore) which was forced to make a turn back, landed safely at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport early Monday.

MAS tweeted that the Boeing 737-200 aircraft landed at 1:56am, after its right-hand landing gear malfunctioned on take off.

Earlier, MAS had issued a statement that Flight MH192, that departed from KLIA at 10:09pm bound for Bengaluru, had to make an air turn back.

It was scheduled to arrive in Bengaluru, India, at 11:35pm the same day.

The aircraft was carrying a total of 166 people, including 159 passengers and seven crew members.

MH192 has been re-timed to depart KLIA at 3:30pm Monday and arrive in Bengaluru at 5:00pm the same day.

All passengers are being accommodated at nearby hotels.


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