Malaysia B744 at Kuala Lumpur on Apr 17th 2012, engine shut down in flight
Last Update: April 17, 2012 / 15:30:09 GMT/Zulu time
A replacement Boeing 747-400 registration 9M-MPK is estimated to reach London with a delay of 11 hours.
Passengers reported hearing a loud bang and seeing sparks from the #1 engine about 10-15 seconds after the aircraft became airborne.
The airline confirmed a technical fault prompted the aircraft to return to Kuala Lumpur.
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