16 May '11, 11am

Cathay Pacific flight emergency lands in Singapore: The engine of a Cathay Pacific plane caught fire in mid-flig...

The engine of a Cathay Pacific plane caught fire in mid-flight Monday, forcing the jet to make an emergency landing in Singapore . None of the 149 people on board was injured. The Airbus A330-300 took off from Singapore heading to the Indonesian capital of Jakarta in the early hours of Monday but was forced to turn around less than an hour into the flight after engine trouble, Singapore's Changi Airport said in a statement. Firefighters extinguished the fire and the runway was back in use about an hour later, the airport said. It was the second time in less than a year that an Airbus plane had to make an emergency landing in Singapore because of engine problems. A Qantas A380 turned around shortly after takeoff on Nov. 4 when one of its Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines blew apart. Qantas grounded all six of its A380s for 19 days after the accident. Cathay Pacific and Rolls Ro...

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