In this photo taken on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, a Malaysia Airlines plane approaches to land at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang in Malaysia. (Source: AP)
A Malaysia Airlines flight returned safely to Melbourne on Friday, having turned back within minutes of take-off after an engine fire alert went off, Air Services Australia said.
“There was an emergency declared, there was an ‘engine fire’ alert in the cabin. The plane proceeded to dump the fuel and returned to land and it landed safely at the aviation rescue sites,” a spokeswoman at Airservices Australia told Reuters by phone.
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Source: The Indian Express