MH360 air-turn back due to landing gear issue, says MAS

  • Nation
  • Sunday, 10 Nov 2019

PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The Malaysia Airlines flight MH360, which departed from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on Saturday (Nov 9) evening, experienced an air-turn back due to a landing gear issue.

In a statement on Sunday (Nov 10), Malaysia Airlines said in the interest of passenger safety, the operating captain made a decision to return to Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA).

"The aircraft landed safely at 9.03pm on the same day and is currently being rectified by engineers.

"The flight MH360, which will be serviced by another aircraft, departed Kuala Lumpur at 12.30am on Nov 10 and arrived in Beijing at 6.35am on the same day," the airline said.

Malaysia Airlines said that refreshments were provided to all passengers and all onward connections were arranged.

"Safety is Malaysia Airlines' number one priority at all times and it regrets for the inconvenience caused to its passengers," it added.

It was reported that the flight MH360 departed KLIA at 6pm Saturday and was scheduled to arrive in Beijing, China at 12.20am today. - Bernama

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