Singapore Airlines Plane Catches Fire Moments After Making Emergency Landing

All 222 passengers and 19 crew members were evacuated safely.

ByBRIAN MCBRIDE
June 27, 2016, 7:24 AM

— -- A Singapore Airlines plane bound for Milan caught fire while making an emergency landing at Singapore’s Changi Airport early this morning.

The Boeing 777 was on its way from Singapore to Milan when it turned back "following an engine oil warning message."

Flight SQ368 landed at 7 a.m. local time, touching down more than four hours after takeoff.

Dramatic video from inside the plane captured the right wing engulfed in flames, which would ultimately be extinguished by ground crews.

PHOTO: A Singapore Airlines plane caught fire while making an emergency landing at Singapore’s Changi Airport, June, 27, 2016.
A Singapore Airlines plane caught fire while making an emergency landing at Singapore’s Changi Airport, June, 27, 2016.
Lee Bee Yee

All 222 passengers and 19 crew members were evacuated safely, according to the airline

PHOTO: A Singapore Airlines plane caught fire while making an emergency landing at Singapore’s Changi Airport, June, 27, 2016.
A Singapore Airlines plane caught fire while making an emergency landing at Singapore’s Changi Airport, June, 27, 2016.
Lee Bee Yee

Passengers were transferred to another aircraft that was to depart for Milan later today, the airline said.

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