Updated: 04/21/2014 02:54 | By Agence France-Presse

Malaysia Airlines says jet makes safe emergency landing

A Malaysia Airlines plane with 166 people aboard landed safely early Monday after turning back to Kuala Lumpur due to a landing gear problem, the carrier said.


Malaysia Airlines says jet makes safe emergency landing

Malaysia Airlines planes parked at the terminal in Kuala Lumpur Intenational Airport (KLIA) in Sepang on March 30, 2014 - by Roslan Rahman

"The aircraft's right-hand landing gear malfunctioned upon takeoff and was forced to turn back to Kuala Lumpur," said the airline, which is still reeling from the loss and presumed crash of flight MH370.

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