Yikes! Not another one.
Early this morning, shortly after take off Firefly Airlines flight FY1002/MH9948 bound for Kota Baru from Penang at 6.55am had to perform an air turn-back due to technical problems.
The airline in their official statement said the aircraft’s landing gear was unable to retract after being airborne and had force to turn back to Penang International Airport (PIA) 15 minutes later.
“The aircraft had landed safety at 7.30am and all 64 passengers and 4 crew members on board were safe. “The flight’s schedule was retimed and departed from PIA at 8.50am and arrived safety in Kota Baru at 9.50am today,” the statement said.