Air China plane safely lands at Singapore Changi Airport after fire alarm
Updated 20:14, 10-Sep-2023

Air China flight CA403 from Chengdu to Singapore safely landed at the Changi Airport in Singapore at 4:14 p.m. on Sunday after encountering smoke in the forward cargo hold and lavatory, with nine crew members and 146 passengers evacuated safely, Air China said in a statement, adding that an investigation is underway. 

"The fire in the left engine has been put out," the Changi Airport said in a statement. 

Air China and airport operator Changi Airport Group are assisting the passengers and crew. Runway 3 will be temporarily closed, and flight operations could be affected, the airport operator said.

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