SINGAPORE - A tow tug caught fire as it was pulling a Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-200(9V-SQK) to a departure gate at Singapore Changi Airport at around 4am on Wednesday (Nov 29).
There were no passengers on board the aircraft at the time, SIA’s spokesman told The Straits Times.
The Straits Times understands that the plane was being moved from a remote parking bay to Terminal 3 for a flight. It was crossing the bridge above Airport Boulevard Road when the tow tug caught fire.
Glad that there were no passengers at that time! The flight was orignally scheduled to Hongkong as SQ890
And later departed at 7.48am (changed aircraft)
with delay of 13 minutes.