Engine problem forces plane back
A Malaysia Airlines flight to London has been forced to return to Kuala Lumpur after one of its engines began experiencing trouble shortly after take-off.
The airline said the captain of the Boeing 747-400 plane carrying 351 passengers and 21 crew decided to turn back in the interest of passenger safety following a technical defect on one of the plane's four engines.
It said in a statement that the aircraft landed safely two hours later and was grounded upon arrival. Passengers were put on another plane to London eight hours later.
A spokesman said the airline is still investigating the source of the problem.
The plane uses US-made Pratt & Whitney engines.