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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193743
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Date:18-FEB-2017
Time:11:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214 (WL)
Owner/operator:Spring Airlines
Registration: B-9965
C/n / msn: 5778
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: None
Location:nr Shenyang -   China
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Harbin Taiping International Airport (HRB/ZYHB)
Destination airport:Nagoya-Chubu Centrair International Airport (NGO/RJGG)
Narrative:
Spring Airlines flight 9C8617, an Airbus A320, diverted to Shenyang Airport in China after a lithium battery caught fire 35 minutes into the flight.
A passenger was charging is mobile phone using an external power bank. The fire was extinguished by cabin crew members and the battery was put in a container filled with water.
The flight crew decided to divert to Shenyang, where a safe landing was carried out at 12:49 hours.

Sources:

http://news.sina.com.cn/s/wh/2017-02-20/doc-ifyarrcc8080303.shtml
http://hk.on.cc/cn/bkn/cnt/news/20170220/bkncn-20170220112231417-0220_05011_001.html
http://hd.stheadline.com/news/daily/chi/542894/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Feb-2017 20:12 harro Added

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