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Last updated: 20 November 2018
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Date:Wednesday 29 November 2017
Time:ca 04:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-212ER
Operator:Singapore Airlines
Registration: 9V-SQK
C/n / msn: 33368/428
First flight: 2003-01-14 (14 years 11 months)
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Trent 884
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Singapore-Changi International Airport (SIN) (   Singapore)
Phase: Pushback / towing (PBT)
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Destination airport:-
Narrative:
A Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-212ER, 9V-SQK, was being towed from a remote parking bay to Terminal 3 at Singapore-Changi International Airport when the tow truck caught fire. The fire was put out by ARFF.
The lower forward fuselage was covered in soot. The technician who was on the flight deck at the time of the incident evacuated the aircraft.

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Sources:
» straitstimes.com


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