Plane catches fire while making emergency landing in Singapore

Singapore, June 27 (IANS) A Singapore Airlines (SIA) flight caught fire while making an emergency landing at the island nation’s Changi Airport on Monday.

Flight SQ368 had departed Singapore for Milan, Italy at 2.05 a. m., Xinhua news agency reported

About two hours into the flight, the pilot announced that there was an engine problem and the flight would be turning back to Singapore.

The plane landed at about 7 a.m., after which its right wing burst into flames.

The fire was extinguished quickly, according to video clips uploaded to social media by passengers who were onboard.

All passengers were subsequently disembarked from the plane, and no injuries reported, authorities said.



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