Sheep manure forces plane to land

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November 19, 2015

A plane had to make an emergency landing because of 2,000 farting sheep. The Singapore Airlines chartered flight had to stop after a smoke indicator was triggered in the cargo bay, according to a report by the Aviation Herald.

However, it's believed to have been an "exhaust gas" from the cattle's manure.

The aircraft was carrying the sheep from Sydney, Australia, to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.

Investigators didn't find a blaze and reportedly discovered "the smoke indication was the result of exhaust gases and manure produced by the sheep."

After two-and-a-half-hours on land, the plane departed to continue the long journey.

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