Malaysia Airlines flight MH192 that made an air turn back towards KLIA has landed safely at 1:56am on Monday.

Earlier, Malaysia Airlines confirmed that flight MH192 which departed from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) at 10.09pm on Sunday bound for Bangalore made an air turn back towards Kuala Lumpur.

The aircraft’s right-hand landing gear malfunctioned upon takeoff and the Captain of the flight was alerted by the Kuala Lumpur Air Traffic Control of tyre debris found on the runway.

The Malaysia Airlines Operations Control Centre (OCC) was informed of the matter at 10.25pm on Sunday.

The Airport Fire Rescue Services (AFRS) were deployed as soon as instructions were given to the pilot by OCC to turn back to KLIA.

Flight MH192, operated on the B737-800 aircraft, was scheduled to arrive in Bangalore at 11.35pm the same day. The flight is scheduled to depart KLIA at 3.30pm on Monday and arrive at 5.00pm the same day.

The flight carried a total number of 166 people on-board which included 159 passengers and seven crew members.

All passengers are accommodated at nearby hotels upon arrival.