Korean Air Force plane crashed at Singapore Changi Airport – one runway was closed

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The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) said that at 1.24pm, an aircraft (KAI T-50 Golden Eagle) from the Black Eagles aerobatic team from the Republic of Korea Air Force skidded and crashed into the grass verge at the side of Changi Airport’s Runway 1 (02L/20R) and caught fire.

According to a report from Yonhap News Agency, the South Korean Air Force said “the pilot remains safe” and an investigation was launched to find out the cause of the accident, as well as the potential damage.

Runway is back open since 12:00 (Central European Time)

The Black Eagles are not scheduled to perform on Wednesday 7 February 2018 as per the original flying display schedule.

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Planes in holding for Singapore Airport

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