Malaysian Airlines flight to Yangon turns back to Kuala Lumpur, lands safely

PETALING JAYA - Malaysia Airlines flight MH742 that departed for Yangon made a turn back and landed safely in KLIA at 3.45pm Sunday.

MAS said in a statement to The Star: "Malaysia Airlines flight MH742, 20 December 2015, that departed from KL International Airport (KLIA) at 1.59pm bound for Yangon made an air turn back towards Kuala Lumpur and has landed safely in KLIA at 3.45pm today."

MAS said it was investigating the incident and would release a statement once the probe is completed.

The flight operating on the Boeing 737-800 (twin jet) aircraft, was scheduled to arrive in Yangon at 3.05pm.