SINGAPORE: A Singapore Airlines plane caught fire Monday while making an emergency landing at Changi Airport after turning back from a flight to Milan following an engine oil warning message, the carrier said.
No one was injured aboard the Boeing 777-300ER, but one passenger described those moments as a so-close to death experience.
SIA said in a statement Flight SQ368 was en route from Singapore to Milan when an engine oil warning message forced it to turn back to the city-state.
The aircrafts right engine caught fire after the aircraft touched down at Changi Airport at around 6:50am, it said.
The fire was put out by airport emergency services and there were no injuries to the 222 passengers and 19 crew on board.
Passengers disembarked through stairs and were transported to the terminal building by bus.
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