ALERT Malaysian Airlines flight #MH179 is holding since 1h after departure from Kuala Lumpur http://t.co/UWZMD0DXR7 pic.twitter.com/7E9BYhgJhh
— AirLive.net (@airlivenet) May 9, 2015
A plane belonging to Malaysian Airlines which was bound from Malaysia to Colombo had returned to the Kuala Lumpur Airport shortly after take off.
The flight had safely landed back at the Kuala Lumpur Airport after circling around the Malacca Strait for almost two hours.
According to Malaysian reports it is stated that the pilots had taken this decision since the the plane contained excess amounts of oil, therefore it was dangerous to land.
As a result of this the plane which took off at 11.30 p.m. landed back at the Kuala Lumpur Airport at 1.30 a.m. on Sunday (May 10th).
The reason for the decision for this landing is yet to be revealed.
The MH 179 airplane was supposed land in Colombo at 12.18 a.m. on Sunday (May 10th).