Plane Engine Catches Fire After Making Emergency Landing

The fire engulfed one of the wings of a Singapore Airlines plane.
1:25 | 06/27/16

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Transcript for Plane Engine Catches Fire After Making Emergency Landing
And we're going to move on now to terrifying moments on a crowded passenger plane. There, you see huge flames engulfing one of the wings. It happened as the Singapore airlines flight made an emergency landing. And ABC's David Kerley has the rar roeing scene on the tarmac. Reporter: These flames burst out seconds after an emergency landing of this jet. The Boeing 777's engine and wing glowing with fire. Any pilot that looks at these videos would be stunned. This is a very dangerous situation. It's a fuel-fed fire. Reporter: Passengers told to stay in their seats. One posting, "It was a hea heartwrench five minutes. We were so close to death." The jet, headed from Singapore to Milan with 241 onboard turned around two hours into the flight, when pilots say they got a warning light. The emergency landing was applauded, cheers that were quickly replaced by fears. Many people actually clapped, and so did I, but right after that, we realized the right engine of the plane caught fire. It was a very big fire. Reporter: It took just minutes to put out the fire with foam, but look at the signs of its intensity. The melted metal. The Singapore say it k0u8d take months to cause. The pilots said they did not have enough fuel to get to Milan, suggesting a leak. George? Okay, David Kerley, thank you very much. Much more ahead on "World

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