Litium battery thermal event Incident Saab 340B VH-PRX,
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Date:Friday 25 November 2011
Time:10:42 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SF34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Saab 340B
Owner/operator:Rex Airlines
Registration: VH-PRX
MSN: 340B-303
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Incident
Location:Sydney-Kingsford Smith International Airport, NSW (SYD/YSSY) -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:YLIS
Destination airport:Sydney-Kingsford Smith International Airport, NSW (SYD/YSSY)
Investigating agency: ATSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
Regional Express (Rex) flight ZL319 operating from Lismore Airport - YLIS, NSW, to Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport - YSSY, NSW, had an occurrence during the landing, when a passenger’s iPhone started emitting a significant amount of dense smoke, accompanied by a red glow.
In accordance with company standard safety procedures, the Flight Attendant carried out recovery actions immediately and the red glow was extinguished successfully.

All passengers and crew on board were unharmed.

Sources:

http://news.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Science%2Band%2BTech/Story/A1Story20111128-313139.html
http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2011/aair/ao-2011-149.aspx
http://www.rex.com.au/MediaRelease/Files/295_MR20111125%20-%20Mobile%20Phone%20Self%20Combustion.pdf

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: ATSB
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Nov-2011 02:38 harro Added
29-Nov-2011 02:17 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
07-Dec-2011 15:48 Alpine Flight Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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