Malaysia Airlines Flight Dumps Fuel, Makes Emergency Landing
A Malaysia Airlines flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur was forced to land after cockpit warnings indicated an engine was on fire.By Evan Thomas | June 12, 2015
Malaysia Airlines flight 148 made an emergency landing in Melbourne, Australia Friday after an apparent engine fire.
The flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur diverted minutes after takeoff when the pilot noticed a light on his console indicating the engine was on fire. (Video via 9News)
The plane circled several times in order to dump fuel, which is standard procedure for an emergency landing.