CHANGI AIRPORT, SINGAPORE — A Singapore Airlines plane burst into flames Monday after an emergency landing at the Changi Airport. Video and photos posted to premiummall.sg Facebook page show flames leaping from the plane’s wing.
Flight SQ368 took off from Changi Airport around 2:25am local time on June 27 carrying 222 passengers and 19 crew. The flight had been expected to arrive in Milan at 8:45 A.M. Local time. Instead, just 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 shocking onlookers.
According to statements by Singapore Airlines and Changi Airport, the fire was extinguished within minutes and all passengers and crew were safely evacuated from the plane.