Garuda Airlines flight 725: Jakarta-bound plane forced back to Perth Airport

The purple flight path shows how the Garuda plane was forced to turn around and head back to Perth
The purple flight path shows how the Garuda plane was forced to turn around and head back to Perth

A Jakarta-bound flight was forced to return to Perth Airport on Saturday evening for an emergency landing after experiencing technical difficulties.

It's understood Garuda Airlines flight 725 was forced to circle around the Bindoon area for a period after running into trouble shortly after its 5.40pm takeoff.

It then returned to Perth, where it landed safely.

The plane was then assessed by engineers.

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