The aircraft’s right engine caught fire after the aircraft, a Boeing 777-300ER, touched down about 6:50 am (8:50 am AEST).

According to Channel News Asia, two hours had passed and shocked passengers heard the pilot make an announcement that the plane was to return to Singapore, because of a problem detected in the engine. The plane’s control had presumably been flashing an engine oil warning message.

There were 19 crew members and 222 passengers on board the flight, when the pilot announced that they would be making an “emergency landing at Changi airport.”

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