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China's Shandong Airlines orders 50 Boeing 737s worth $4.6 bn

China's Shandong Airlines said it has agreed to buy 50 737 passenger airplanes worth $4.6 billion from US manufacturer Boeing. Shandong "signed an agreement with Boeing on April 21 to purchase 50 Boeing 737 planes", it said in a statement dated Monday. The planes include 16 737-800s and 34 737MAX models, the statement said, adding that the base price of the planes was $4.6 billion. tjh/cdh/dan

Malaysia Airlines jet in emergency landing after tyre bursts

A Malaysia Airlines plane with 166 people aboard was forced to make an emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur early Monday in another blow to the flag-carrier's safety image after the loss of flight MH370. Flight MH192, bound for Bangalore in India, turned back to Kuala Lumpur shortly after it was discovered that a tyre had burst on take-off, the airline said. "As safety is of utmost priority to Malaysia Airlines, the aircraft was required to turn back to KLIA (Kuala Lumpur International Airport)," the airline said in a statement.

Malaysia Airlines jet in emergency landing after tyre bursts

A Malaysia Airlines plane with 166 people aboard was forced to make an emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur early Monday in another blow to the flag-carrier's safety image after the loss of flight MH370. Flight MH192, bound for Bangalore in India, turned back to Kuala Lumpur shortly after it was discovered that a tyre had burst on take-off, the airline said. "As safety is of utmost priority to Malaysia Airlines, the aircraft was required to turn back to KLIA (Kuala Lumpur International Airport)," the airline said in a statement.

Malaysia Airlines jet in emergency landing after tyre bursts

A Malaysia Airlines plane with 166 people aboard was forced to make an emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur early Monday in another blow to its safety image after the loss of flight MH370. Flight MH192, bound for Bangalore, India, turned back to Kuala Lumpur after it was discovered that a tyre had burst on take-off, the airline said. "As safety is of utmost priority to Malaysia Airlines, the aircraft was required to turn back to KLIA (Kuala Lumpur International Airport)," the airline said in a statement.

Malaysia Airlines says jet to make emergency landing

A Malaysia Airlines jet turned back to Kuala Lumpur shortly after takeoff early Monday due to a landing gear problem and was to attempt an emergency landing, the carrier said. The airline said in a statement that flight MH192 bound for Bangalore, India turned around with 166 people aboard after experiencing a problem with its right landing gear. dma/jom

Malaysia Airlines 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. "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. "All 159 passengers and 7 crew members on board are being disembarked from the aircraft." Flight MH192 departed from Kuala Lumpur at 10.09pm (1409 GMT) bound for Bangalore.

Malaysia Airlines 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. "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. "All 159 passengers and 7 crew members on board are being disembarked from the aircraft." Flight MH192 departed from Kuala Lumpur at 10.09pm (1409 GMT) bound for Bangalore.

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. "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. dma/jom

Four confirmed dead as Spain finds missing helicopter

A military helicopter that crashed into the sea near the Canary Islands was found Sunday with the bodies of its four missing crew members inside, the Spanish government said. The Super Puma helicopter, which crashed while practising a routine rescue operation, was found by a deep-diving robot in the early hours of the morning at a depth of more than 2,300 metres (7,500 feet), Spain's defence ministry said in a statement. "According to images sent by the robot from the boat 'Ares', the four missing crew members are still inside," the ministry said.

Security threat reported on Detroit-Denver Delta flight

By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - A Delta Airlines flight that landed at a Denver airport was directed to a remote airport taxiway after an unspecified "potential security threat" onboard and passengers were ushered off the plane and were being interviewed by authorities, officials said.
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