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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200535
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Date:20-OCT-2017
Time:c. 05:20 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-85R (WL)
Owner/operator:Jet Airways
Registration: VT-JGT
C/n / msn: 34801/2125
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 120
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Delhi-Indore -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL/VIDP)
Destination airport:Indore Airport (IDR)
Narrative:
Jet Airways flight 9W791 was en route to Indore, when 15 minutes after takeoff, the smartphone of a passenger began emitting smoke inside a handbag. The crew put the phone in a tray of water to contain it.
The device was identified as a Samsung J7.

Sources:

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/mid-air-scare-cell-phone-catches-fire-on-delhi-indore-jet-airways-flight/story-LJc101asXf99ToQOqXB62J.html
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/9w791#f4484b0


Revision history:

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23-Oct-2017 12:51 harro Added

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