16 May '11, 2am

Cathay Pacific plane makes emergency landing at Changi Airport after one of its engines catches fire

Cathay Pacific plane makes emergency landing at Changi Airport after one of its engines catches fire

Passengers on Cathay Pacific flight CX715 disembark from the aeroplane after it landed safely at Changi Airport in Singapore. -- PHOTO: REUTERS A Cathay Pacific passenger plane made an emergency landing at Changi Airport on Monday after one of its engines caught fire. The A330 flight, which was enroute to Jakarta, had to turn back to Singapore after it experienced engine trouble shortly after takeoff at about 1am. No one was injured. Changi Airport Group spokesman Ivan Tan confirmed the incident. It is unclear how many passengers were on board but the A330 aircraft can take about 200 people.

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/...

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