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Lithium battery safety
Last updated: 9 September 2016


03 Oct 2018: Pegasus Boeing 737-800 diverts to Zagreb, Croatia after e-cigarette causes cargo hold smoke warning
26 Sep 2018: Smoke incident involving hand held device on Air Transat Airbus A330 near London, U.K.
01 Aug 2018: Boeing 737-800 evacuated at Barcelona Airport, Spain after smartphone battery overheated
09 May 2018: KLM Boeing 777-200 diverts to Phuket, Thailand, after mobile phone began emitting smoke
02 May 2018: Phone crushed in seat mechanism on Air Canada Boeing 787-9; lithium battery begins smoking
25 Feb 2018: Power bank catches fire during boarding of Boeing 777 at Guangzhou Airport, China
05 Feb 2018: Frontier Airbus A320 diverts to Tampa, Florida after laptop battery fire
01 Feb 2018: Passengers initiated evacuation after power bank started emitting smoke on Aeroflot Airbus A320, Russia
08 Jan 2018: Report: Incident involving overheated Samsung S6 lithium battery on China Airlines Boeing 737-800
19 Dec 2017: EASA issues recommendations to operators on carriage of large Personal Electronic Devices



date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
12-JUL-2013Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner ET-AOP Ethiopian Airlines 0 London-Heath... O2
28-JUL-2011Boeing 747-48EF HL7604 Asiana Airlines 2 near Jeju, South ... A1
03-SEP-2010Boeing 747-44AF (SCD) N571UP UPS 2 near Dubai Airpor... A1
08-FEB-2006DC-8-71F N748UP UPS 0 Philadelphia... A1


Wikibase incidents

157 occurrences in the ASN safety database,
showing occurrence 1 - 100

= This is an accident from the main ASN Accident Database and cannot be edited.

acc. date type reg. operator fat. location   dmg    
13-FEB-2019 Embraer ERJ-175LR N285SY ? Delta Connection 0 New York's La Guardia Airport, NY (LGA) non
21-JAN-2019 Airbus A380-841 G-XLEK British Airways 0 Over Atlantic Ocean non
04-JAN-2019 Boeing 737-823 (WL) N922NN American Airlines 0 Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD) non
03-JAN-2019 Airbus A320-251N V8-RBD Royal Brunei Airlines 0 between Hong Kong and Brunei non
23-DEC-2018 Airbus A321-211 B-6683 China Southern Airlines 0 near Penang International Airport (PEN/WMKP) non
03-NOV-2018 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner C-FRTU Air Canada 0 ca 50 km W of Quebec City, QC non
27-OCT-2018 Airbus A380-842 VH-OQD Qantas 0 between Sydney and Los Angeles non
02-OCT-2018 Boeing 737-82R (WL) TC-AMP Pegasus Airlines 0 near Zagreb non
21-AUG-2018 Airbus A320-214 CS-TNH TAP - Air Portugal 0 near Frankfurt Main Airport non
01-AUG-2018 Canadair CRJ-200 ? SkyWest Airlines 0 HLN-SLC non
31-JUL-2018 Boeing 737-8AS (WL) EI-FOG Ryanair 0 Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN/LEBL) non
23-JUL-2018 Delta Air Lines 0 non
21-JUL-2018 Boeing 737-7H4 (WL) N283WN Southwest Airlines 0 Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) non
24-JUN-2018 Airbus A340-313 D-AIGV Lufthansa 0 Canadian airspace, W of Newfoundland non
14-JUN-2018 Boeing 737-7CT (WL) C-GWJT WestJet 0 near Calgary International Airport, AB (YYC/CYYC) non contains link to final investigation report
18-MAY-2018 Airbus A320-232 N480UA United Airlines 0 Newark, NJ non
11-MAY-2018 Delta Air Lines 0 Cleveland, OH (CLE) non
09-MAY-2018 Boeing 777-206ER PH-BQB KLM Royal Dutch Airlines 0 NW of Phuket non
09-MAY-2018 Airbus A319-112 N304NV Allegiant 0 Los Angeles, CA (LAX) non
02-MAY-2018 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner C-FVLX Air Canada 0 245 nautical miles North of SCEL non
10-APR-2018 Boeing 757-251 (WL) N555NW Delta Air Lines 0 SEA-SLC non
07-APR-2018 Boeing 777-322ER N2645U ? United Airlines 0 EWR-TLV non
04-APR-2018 Boeing 737 Southwest Airlines 0 non
01-APR-2018 Airbus A380-841 G-XLEK British Airways 0 en route Los Angeles-London non
17-MAR-2018 Boeing 737-824 (WL) N78501 United Airlines 0 IAH-HAV non
12-MAR-2018 Boeing 777-232LR N702DN ? Delta Air Lines 0 SYD-LAX non
12-MAR-2018 Embraer ERJ-175LR N247SY SkyWest Airlines 0 Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) non
01-MAR-2018 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner C-FSBV Air Canada 0 Toronto-Pearson International Airport, ON (YYZ/CYYZ) non
28-FEB-2018 McDonnell Douglas MD-11F N293UP UPS 0 south of Myanmar, Andaman sea non
13-FEB-2018 SkyWest Airlines 0 non
03-FEB-2018 Airbus A320-214 N221FR Frontier Airlines 0 NE of Tampa, FL non
14-JAN-2018 Alaska Airlines 0 non
14-JAN-2018 Boeing 737-924ER (WL) N68817 United Airlines 0 PDX-ORD non
12-JAN-2018 Airbus A321-211 C-FTXW Air Transat 0 Cancun International Airport (MMUN) non
22-DEC-2017 UPS 0 Louisville, KY (KSDF) non
16-DEC-2017 Boeing 767-322ER (WL) N663UA United Airlines 0 BCN-EWR non
30-NOV-2017 Boeing 737-890 (WL) N529AS Alaska Airlines 0 Oakland, CA (KOAK) non
23-OCT-2017 Boeing 737-8H4 (WL) N8611F Southwest Airlines 0 Phoenix Airport, AZ (PHX) non
20-OCT-2017 Boeing 737-85R (WL) VT-JGT Jet Airways 0 Delhi-Indore non
04-OCT-2017 Airbus A320-214 Virgin America 0 LAS-JFK non
28-SEP-2017 Embraer ERJ-175LR N151SY ? SkyWest Airlines 0 Denver, CO (DEN) non
13-SEP-2017 Airbus A320-232 HA-LPK Wizz Air 0 N of Vik non
08-SEP-2017 Delta Air Lines 0 non
21-AUG-2017 Boeing 767-332ER N1612T Delta Air Lines 0 PVG -NRT non
10-AUG-2017 Glasflügel 304 eS G-GSGS Private 0 Parham Airfield, Pulborough Road, Cootham, Storrington, West Sussex min contains link to final investigation report
02-AUG-2017 Airbus A380-841 D-AIMI Lufthansa 0 near Montreal non
30-JUL-2017 Airbus A330-243 4R-ALB SriLankan Airlines 0 between Kochi and Colombo non
28-JUL-2017 SkyWest Airlines 0 SLC-LAX non
27-JUL-2017 Boeing 737 Sun Country Airlines 0 MSP-LAX non
22-JUL-2017 Airbus A319-131 N834UA United Airlines 0 Jackson Hole Airport, WY (JAC/KJAC) non
17-JUL-2017 American Airlines 0 Philadelphia Airport, PA (PHL) non
02-JUL-2017 McDonnell Douglas MD-83 N863GA Allegiant Air 0 nr Dallas, TX non
22-JUN-2017 Boeing 777-328ER F-GZNK Air France 0 near Miami, FL non
03-JUN-2017 Boeing 737-3H4 (WL) N390SW Southwest Airlines 0 LGB-DEN non
02-JUN-2017 Delta Air Lines 0 Tampa, FL (TPA) non
30-MAY-2017 Airbus A321-231 (WL) N967JT JetBlue 0 near Grand Rapids, MI non
30-MAY-2017 Boeing 737-8H4 (WL) N8642E Southwest Airlines 0 BWI-RSW non
25-MAY-2017 Delta Air Lines 0 DTW-MSP non
19-APR-2017 Boeing 737 Southwest Airlines 0 CMH-MDW non
09-APR-2017 Boeing 737 Southwest Airlines 0 LAS-PIT non
04-APR-2017 ExpressJet (UALexpress) 0 Cleveland Airport (CLE) non
30-MAR-2017 Boeing 737 Southwest Airlines 0 CMH-FLL non
07-MAR-2017 Airbus A320-216 D-ABZI Air Berlin 0 Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL/EFHK) non contains link to final investigation report
05-MAR-2017 Boeing 737-71B (WL) B-5252 China Southern Airlines 0 near Nanning non
27-FEB-2017 Airbus A321 N110AN American Airlines 0 JFK-LAX non
19-FEB-2017 Airbus A330-243 B-6075 Air China 0 over southern Kyushu non
18-FEB-2017 Airbus A320-214 (WL) B-9965 Spring Airlines 0 nr Shenyang non
22-JAN-2017 Boeing 737 Southwest Airlines 0 non
16-JAN-2017 Boeing 767-332ER (WL) N1613B ? Delta Air Lines 0 en route Fukuoka-Honolulu non
16-JAN-2017 Delta Air Lines 0 non
15-DEC-2016 American Airlines 0 DFW-IND non
11-DEC-2016 Boeing 737 Southwest Airlines 0 FLL-DAL non
07-DEC-2016 Boeing 737-809 (WL) B-18605 China Airlines 0 en route Palau-Taipei non contains link to final investigation report
03-DEC-2016 Delta Air Lines 0 HNL-ATL non
01-DEC-2016 Boeing 737-81B (WL) B-1782 China Southern Airlines 0 near Lanzhou non
27-NOV-2016 Boeing 737-800 Alaska Airlines 0 near Honolulu, HI non
30-OCT-2016 Boeing 737-890 (WL) N518AS Alaska Airlines 0 Ketchikan International Airport, AK (KTN/PAKT) non
23-OCT-2016 United Airlines 0 Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, WA (SEA/KSEA) non
05-OCT-2016 Boeing 737-7H4 (WL) N422WN Southwest Airlines 0 Louisville International Airport, KY (SDF) non
24-SEP-2016 Boeing 767-432ER N830MH Delta Air Lines 0 DTW-AMS non
23-SEP-2016 Airbus A320-232 (WL) VT-IAQ IndiGo 0 between Singapore and Chennai non
16-SEP-2016 McDonnell Douglas MD-88 N965DL Delta Air Lines 0 near Norfolk, VA non
22-AUG-2016 Boeing 737-86N(WL) JA73NT Skymark Airlines 0 near New Chitose Airport (CTS/RJCC) non
13-AUG-2016 Boeing 737-900 United Airlines 0 EWR-SJU non
11-AUG-2016 de Havilland Canada DHC-8 QantasLink 0 Sydney-Kingsford Smith International Airport, NSW (SYD/YSSY) non
05-AUG-2016 Delta Air Lines 0 Newark, NJ (EWR) non
02-AUG-2016 Boeing 737 Southwest Airlines 0 Chicago-Midway Airport, IL (KMDW) non
  -JUL-2016 Boeing 737 0 min
15-JUL-2016 American Airlines 0 DTW-DFW non
06-JUL-2016 United Airlines 0 non
21-JUN-2016 Boeing 747-438 VH-OJS Qantas Airways 0 500 km WNW of New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK) non contains link to final investigation report
17-JUN-2016 American Airlines 0 Chicago, IL non
14-JUN-2016 Spirit Airlines 0 Denver, CO non
10-JUN-2016 Spirit Airlines 0 SCJ-FLL non
16-MAY-2016 Airbus A380-842 VH-OQD Qantas 0 1500 km WSW of Dallas, TX, USA non contains link to final investigation report
06-MAY-2016 Airbus A321-231 (WL) B-22610 V Air 0 near Taipei non contains link to final investigation report
17-MAR-2016 Boeing 737-890 (WL) N538AS Alaska Airlines 0 over Pacific Ocean non
16-MAR-2016 Delta Air Lines 0 non
13-FEB-2016 Boeing 747-4B5 HL749. Korean Air 0 between Seoul and Honolulu non
12-JAN-2016 Boeing 717-22A N479HA Hawaiian Airlines 0 Kahului Airport, HI (OGG/PHOG) unk

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