On Friday morning, 27th September, A Malindo Air aircraft which departed from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport in Subang experienced a technical problem when landing at the Langkawi International Airport (LIA). The ATR 72-600 aircraft was carrying 61 passengers and five crew members who landed safely at 9.45 am without any casualties to the passengers, crew members and the aircraft.
Jefry Ramli, Manager, Langkawi International Airport Holdings Berhad (MAHB) said the LIA air traffic control tower was notified of the incident at around 9.40 am, and three Airport Fire and Rescue Service (AFRS) teams were on standby to face any eventualities following the technical fault scenario.
He said in a statement “The flight OD1411 landed safely and was accompanied by the three AFRS teams to the aircraft parking bay. All the passengers are safe and no casualties reported, ”He added “No announcement was made by the pilot about the technical problem. Perhaps, they did not want the passengers to panic. But, Alhamdulillah, the aircraft landed safely, ”.
The safe landing of the aircraft after the hush and panicked situation gave a huge sign of relief to the passengers and now as they have been landed safely, the passengers and their near and dear once are at peace. The fault detected will soon be worked out on.
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