KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, April 20 (UPI) -- Malaysia Airlines suffered another setback on Monday when a Boeing 737 carrying 159 passangers to India was forced to turn back to Kuala Lumpur.
Airline officials said Flight MH192, headed for Bangalore made a U-turn when one of its tires burst shortly after take off.
The airline said the plane made a successful emergency landing and all passengers and crew were safely evacuated.
"Alhamdulillah," Malaysia Airlines tweeted afterward, meaning "praise God."
[#MASalert] Malaysia Airlines flight MH192 that made an air turn back towards KLIA has landed safely at 1:56am. Alhamdulillah.— Malaysia Airlines (@MAS) April 20, 2014