KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines has said it is investigating a Christmas Day mix-up that sent a plane flying in the wrong direction after it left Auckland, in the latest incident to hit the carrier.
Media reports said that eight minutes into the flight, the pilot of the Airbus A330 asked Auckland air traffic control why the flight had been instructed to head south instead of north to its destination Kuala Lumpur.
The Sun newspaper said the pilot continued his flight across the Tasman Sea before heading northeast to Malaysia’s capital.
A Malaysia Airlines spokeswoman told Agence France-Presse Monday that both flight plans originated …read more
Source: The Manila Times