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Passengers heap praise on pilot of Malaysia Airlines MH192

Published on Apr 22, 2014 10:28 AM
 
Captain Nor Adam Azmi Abdul Razak (left), who was at the helm of Flight MH192, was alerted that tyre debris had been found on the runway and told to turn back. Passengers of a Malaysia Airlines flight which had suffered a burst tyre were full of praise for its pilot Captain Nor Adam Azmi Abd Razak, whom they said had handled the situation professionally. -- PHOTO: SIN CHEW DAILY

SEPANG (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Passengers of a Malaysia Airlines flight which had suffered a burst tyre were full of praise for its pilot Captain Nor Adam Azmi Abd Razak, whom they said had handled the situation professionally.

They commended him for carrying out text-book safety procedures to land the aircraft safely at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA).

In the incident on Monday night, the Boeing 737-800, flight code MH192, which was bound for Bangalore, India, was forced to return to KLIA after a tyre in its right-hand landing gear burst during take-off.

The aircraft was carrying 159 passengers and seven crew members.

 
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