A Singapore Airlines (SIA) flight to Milan caught fire early Monday morning (Jun 27) while making an emergency landing in Singapore, all passengers on board are unharmed.
Flight SQ368 departed Changi Airport for Milan at 2.05am on Monday. The flight was forced to turn back to Singapore after an engine oil warning message, SIA said in a statement.
However, passengers remained aboard while emergency crews worked to extinguish the flames rather than evacuating. The pilots/flight crew never called for an evacuation, even though emergency exits 1L/1R were well ahead of the flames (1L being on the opposite side even). In fact, passengers were calm while emergency crews worked to put out the flames: