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SINGAPORE: A Singapore Airlines flight to Hong Kong was forced to turn back to Singapore on Friday after pilots received a warning about a problem with a cargo door. 

The Airbus A380 superjumbo, carrying 263 passengers, landed safely at Changi airport, an airline spokesman said. The passengers were transferred to another flight which took off at 5pm local time.

Flight SQ866 returned to Changi "as a result of a cockpit warning relating to a cargo door", the Singapore Airlines (SIA) spokesman said.

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