Singapore Airline Flight SQ368 (9V-SWB) made an air turn back in the BKK FIR and landed at Singapore Changi Airport at around 26 Jun 2016 2248z according to the flight radar. It was reported that the engine caught fire and spread to the wing after touching down. There was 241POB, and zero casualties was reported
Singapore Airlines second A350-900XWB (9V-SMB) had completed its Customer Acceptance Flight on the 12 April 2016 while the third (9V-SMC) is awaiting for its first flight at the flightline.
Singapore Airlines' A350-900 (9V-SMA) has been flying the SIN-KUL route at this moment for crew familiarisation. This aircraft takes over one of the A330 during this period. In May 2016, this aircraft will be flying the SIN-AMS route.
From photos provided by our readers, we could see the different between this in commercial service aircraft as compared to Airbus MSN 2 which is the Airbus's test aircraft.
9V-SYK is just slightly over 11 years old, but it has retired from Singapore Airlines' fleets. Yesterday 9V-SYK, a Boeing B777-300 took off from Singapore,inbound for Victorville where it will be stored.
Singapore Airlines first A350-900XWB landed at Singapore Changi Airport around 9.55am after a 12 hours flight from Toulouse, French. This is also the first A350XWB that fly the Singapore Flag.