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Wednesday, 26 March 2014 | MYT 10:18 AM

Malindo Air plane catches fire

PETALING JAYA: A victorious night could have turned tragic for Terengganu's football team when their Malindo Air flight had to turn back because the ATR 72-600 plane’s turboprop engine caught fire.

Terengganu midfielder Faiz Subri posted a picture of the burning engine and said the plane turned back and landed in Subang Airport.

Everyone on board the 7.30am flight was safe.

The table-topping side were due to return to Kuala Terengganu on Wednesday after beating ATM FA 3-0 at the Selayang Stadium on Tuesday.

According to Terengganu FA staff, the players posted pictures of the incident on their social media pages.

According to a statement on the Terengganu FA's website, the team took a replacement flight back to Kuala Terengganu at 10am



Tags / Keywords: Malindo Air , Fire , Terengganu football team

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