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Brian Noldt 29th November 2017 08:17 PM

Tow Tug Catches Fire Towing SIA 777
 
A tow tug catches fire while towing a SIA 777 to a departure gate at Changi Airport.

Story, pictures and video here:

http://www.todayonline.com/singapore...ing-sia-boeing

Youtube video:

https://youtu.be/_rqoqaqGpv0

Rowan McKeever 29th November 2017 10:10 PM

This is one of the 777s that regularly services Canberra.

Greg McDonald 30th November 2017 07:20 AM

Seemed to take the firefighters a VERY long time to put that out!

Philip Argy 3rd December 2017 07:13 PM

Only two guys with a water hose?
 
Two firefighters with a single water hose seemed quite inadequate. Surely a dump of foam would have snuffed that tug fire out very quickly? :confused:

Brian Noldt 12th June 2018 06:40 AM

Another Tug Catches Fire
 
A tug towing a Luthansa A340 at Franfurt Airport catches fire and damages the aircraft as well as injuring 10 people.

From The Aviation Herald:

http://avherald.com/h?article=4b9bfba4&opt=0

And from The Sun:

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/649878...atest-updated/


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