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PUBLISHED: Jun 14, 2017 8:31am

Malaysia Airlines flight safe despite burst tyre on landing


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KUALA LUMPUR, 14 June 2017: 

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH725 from Kuala Lumpur experienced a damaged tyre upon landing at Soekarno-Hatta Airport in Jakarta amidst heavy rain yesterday – but  the plane taxied safely, according to a statement published by the airline on its Facebook.

It said  no passengers or crew were injured.

“Malaysia Airlines apologises for any inconvenience and delay for our customers related to this incident.”

The airline added that it was working with the airport authorities to provide all assistance and ensure the wellbeing of all passengers and crew.

Following the incident, the return flight, MH724 from Jakarta to Kuala Lumpur, scheduled to depart at 7.50pm on June 13 had been cancelled.

Passengers will be reallocated to other flights, the statement said.



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