[Watch] Singapore Airlines Plane Catches Fire After Touching Down


Singapore Airlines Plane Catches Fire After Touching Down

A Singapore Airlines plane caught fire after landing at Singapore’s Changi Airport.  All passengers are reported safe.

  • The aircraft’s right engine caught fire after the aircraft, a Boeing 777-300ER, touched down about 6:50 am (8.50 a.m. AEST).
  • The plane was reportedly leaking oil for 3 hours while flying off and the plane had to be turned back.
  • All 222 passengers and 19 crew on board safely disembarked from the plane.

“I just escaped death!!!!”  Tweeted a passenger.

The flight started on its way to Milan, within two hours into the flight, an engine oil warning message forced the pilot to turn back for an emergency landing.  On arrival in Singapore, the plane’s right engine burst into flames.

“Passengers disembarked through stairs and were transported to the terminal building by bus.  Passengers will be transferred to another aircraft, which is expected to depart for Milan later today,” the statement said.

Singapore Airlines said they will be cooperating with authorities in their investigations.

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Source: BNO News on YouTube