Malaysian Airlines Flight Returns to London after Technical Glitch

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight M from London to Kuala Lumpur had to return to Heathrow airport, London after facing technical difficulties last night.

MAS in a statement Thursday said flight M had experienced a technical defect on one of its Airbus A380 doors while inflight over Germany, Malaysian News Agency (Bernama) reported.

“In the interest of passenger safety, the flight captain decided to return to Heathrow Airport.

“The noise and vibration from the door was of no immediate risk.

The aircraft is due to land in London Heathrow and will be evaluated by engineering staff and Airbus technical staff,” the statement said.

The statement added that M is serviced daily by the Airbus A380-800.

Source: Qatar News Agency