Malaysia Airlines flight to Hyderabad turns back


Malaysia Airlines said Sunday that one of its planes bound for India returned to Kuala Lumpur due to a fault with its autopilot system.

Flight 198 left Kuala Lumpur at 10:20 p.m. Saturday for Hyderabad, India, and returned nearly four hours later, Malaysia Airlines said in a statement.

Passenger safety was not compromised, it said, adding that the pilots decided to turn back as a precautionary measure.

Malaysia Airlines didn’t say how many people were on the plane or identify the type of aircraft.

Full report here Wall Street Journal


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