All 200 or so passengers on MH122 were reported safe after the Airbus A330-300 was diverted to Alice Springs in the Northern Territory after suffering a fault in one engine.
Passengers took to Twitter to report a "loud disturbing noise" from one of the engines.
In a statement, MAS said: "Safety was not at any time compromised and the commanding captain decided to divert the flight for technical assistance."
(Reporting by Wayne Cole; Editing by Hugh Lawson)
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