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Malaysia Airlines Hyderabad-Kuala Lumpur Flight with 737 Reported Engine Fire

HYDERABAD- Today (June 20, 2024), passengers on a flight to Malaysia faced a nerve-wracking situation when their Malaysia Airlines (MH) flight made an emergency landing back at Hyderabad Airport (HYD) due to technical issues.

According to Hyderabad airport officials, flight MH199, carrying 138 passengers, departed for Kuala Lumpur (KUL) at 12:45 am on Thursday. However, shortly after takeoff, the aircraft was forced to return and make an emergency landing.

Today (June 20, 2024), passengers on a flight to Malaysia faced a nerve-wracking situation when their Malaysia Airlines (MH) flight made an emergency landing back at Hyderabad Airport (HYD) due to technical issues.
Photo: By Aero Icarus from Zürich, Switzerland – Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800; 9M-MLL@SIN;02.08.2012/668bq, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=26700280

Malaysia Airlines Engine Fire

It was reported that the aircraft experienced an engine malfunction, causing sparks to emanate from the affected engine. As a result, passengers remain stranded at the airport since the flight is still grounded.

The video of the incident recorded by the passenger went viral on social media.

According to Flight Radar 24 data, the Malaysia Airlines flight MH199 is a daily scheduled flight that takes off from Hyderabad at 12:15 AM local time. But today it departed with 30 minutes delay.

After being airborne for around 30 minutes, the right engine shut, and the flight crew decided to make a U-turn and landed safely back at Hyderabad at 3:21 AM local time.

The aircraft involved in the incident is a Boeing 737-800 and is registered as 9M-MXU. It is a 10.1-year-old aircraft and is powered by CFM56 engines.

Today (June 20, 2024), passengers on a flight to Malaysia faced a nerve-wracking situation when their Malaysia Airlines (MH) flight made an emergency landing back at Hyderabad Airport (HYD) due to technical issues.
Photo: Malaysia Airlines

Official Remarks

A Malaysia Airlines spokesperson stated, “Malaysia Airlines confirms that flight MH199 from Hyderabad to Kuala Lumpur on June 20, 2024, returned to Hyderabad due to an issue with one of the engines during the climb after takeoff.

The aircraft safely landed at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport at 3:21 am local time; all passengers and crew disembarked safely. Affected passengers will be reallocated to other flights for their continued journey. The aircraft is currently on the ground for further inspection. Safety remains of utmost importance to Malaysia Airlines.”

Emirates A380
Photo: By John Taggart from Claydon Banbury, Oxfordshire – A6-EUL 09072017LHR, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=60970420

Similar Incident

On June 15, 2024, Passengers onboard the Emirates Airlines (EK) flight from São Paulo/Guarulhos–Governor André Franco Montoro International Airport (GRU) to  Dubai International Airport (DXB) operated by A380 experienced an unexpected incident.

Emirates flight EK262 operated by 7.9-year-old Airbus A380-861, registered as A6-EUL, rejected the takeoff at Sao Paulo, Brazil amid abnormality with one of its engines.

Emirates staff told the passengers to disembark safely and they were informed that the flight had been canceled.

A6-EUL is powered by four GP7270 engines manufactured by Engine Alliance, a joint venture between General Electric and Pratt & Whitney.

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