Apr 15, 2012 at 03:28pm IST

Bangalore: Plane returns without landing at Kuala Lumpur

Bangalore: Passengers of a Malaysia Airlines flight to Kuala Lumpur were stranded at the Bangalore International airport on Sunday after the flight returned to the airport, after almost making a landing at Kuala Lumpur.

The passengers of Flight MH193D were not informed about the cause of the delay even after a wait of over 3 hours.

They were finally taken to a nearby hotel to be accommodated on another flight at about 7.00 pm on Sunday.

Malaysia Airlines issued a statement saying that the flight couldn't land in Kuala Lumpur due to technical reasons and landing restrictions.

Passengers Prashant, Amarnath and Vinula said, "Initially they said there is fog at Kuala Lumpur airport and they couldn't land. Then they said there was technical difficulties and they couldn't land. Then the pilot said that the passengers should thank the crew because they saved their lives by not landing."