Singapore airplane catches fire


Changi, Singapore (CNN) — The wing of a Singapore Airlines passenger jet burst into flames Monday, shocking passengers.

Flight SQ368 took off from Changi Airport early Monday morning. 222 passengers and 19-crew members were on board at the time. The flight was headed for Milan.

Two hours into the flight, the pilot saw an engine oil warning message and turned back for an emergency landing.

When the plane arrived to Singapore, the right engine burst into flames.

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.

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