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Singapore Airlines plane in near-collision at South Korea's Incheon airport: Reports

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A Singapore Airlines (SIA) plane was involved in a near-collision with a Korean Air jet at Incheon International Airport in Seoul last Thursday, local media reported.

[SINGAPORE] A Singapore Airlines (SIA) plane was involved in a near-collision with a Korean Air jet at Incheon International Airport in Seoul last Thursday, local media reported.

Disaster was narrowly averted when an air traffic controller ordered SQ16, which was bound for San Francisco, to make an emergency stop after KE929, which was headed for the Russian city of Saint Petersburg, unexpectedly taxied near an intersection on the runway without permission.

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