Technical issue forces Air Malta flight to return shortly after take-off

Air Malta flight to London Gatwick lands back in Malta normally.

Air Malta flight KM 116 was returned back to Malta for technical reasons, after the flight had departed to London Gatwick.

The flight landed back in Malta normally.

The flight will be operated by another aircraft scheduled to depart Malta at 11:30am.

"Air Malta gives utmost importance to the safety and well-being of its clients and crew. The airline apologises to its clients for this delay caused by circumstance beyond its control," the airline said.

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