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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191865
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Date:01-DEC-2016
Time:ca 14:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-81B (WL)
Owner/operator:China Southern Airlines
Registration: B-1782
C/n / msn: 41333/5451
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: None
Location:near Lanzhou -   China
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Shanghai-Pudong International Airport (PVG/ZSPD)
Destination airport:Urumqi Airport (URC/ZWWW)
Narrative:
China Southern Airlines flight CZ6976 from Shanghai-Pudong Airport to Urumqui, China diverted to Lanzhou Airport after the lithium battery of a passenger's mobile phone began to overheat. It began emitting smoke but did not catch fire.
The flight proceeded to the destination after a 2,5 hour stopover.

Sources:

http://www.chinaaviationdaily.com/news/58/58633.html
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/b-1782#bc520fa


Revision history:

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05-Dec-2016 12:55 harro Added

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