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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194986
Last updated: 6 September 2021
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Date:99-OCT-2011
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320
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Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location: -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A320 flight crew reports a lithium battery failure in a flashlight stored in the Captain's computer bag. The failure is announced by popping noises and smoke rising from the bag. Flashlight is placed on the floor for observation and flight continues to destination.

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ASRS ACN: 975344


Revision history:

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23-Apr-2017 07:31 harro Added

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