Malaysia Airlines Flight 192
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Malaysia Airlines plane to Bangalore makes emergency landing

A Malaysia Airlines plane has had to make an emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur after a tyre burst during take-off.

Flight 192 to Bangalore landed safely at Kuala Lumpur International Airport approximately four hours after it departed.

The airline initially said the landing gear of the Boeing 737-800 had "malfunctioned upon take-off", but later said that a burst tyre was at fault.

Passengers described the emergency landing as "calm" and "smooth".

  • 21 Apr 2014
  • From the section Asia