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Singapore Airlines plane forced into emergency landing

Posted on July 5, 2016 10:59 am under Aviation Accident

A Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-300ER burst into flames on Monday, June 27,  after an emergency landing at the Changi Airport.

The plane departed from Changi Airport around 2:30 in the morning, carrying 222 passengers and 19 crew members, Singapore Airlines said. The flight was expected to arrive in Milan at 8:45 a.m. local time. Two hours into the flight, an engine oil warning message came on, forcing the pilot to return to the airport for an emergency landing. After arriving in Singapore, the plane’s right engine burst into flames. The fire was extinguished within minutes and all passengers and crew members were safely evacuated from the plane. The passengers were transferred to different flights scheduled to depart for Milan later on Monday.

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