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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 221030
Last updated: 12 August 2019
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Date:21-JAN-2019
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A388 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A380-841
Owner/operator:British Airways
Registration: G-XLEK
C/n / msn: 194
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Over Atlantic Ocean -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA)
Destination airport:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL)
Narrative:
British Airways flight BA208, an Airbus A380-800, was en route over the Atlantic Ocean between Miami and London when a Samsung Note 4 suffered a thermal runaway of the devices lithium battery. The device was inside the shirt pocket of a passenger, who proceeded to drop the smartphone onto the floor. Cabin crew put the battery into a bucket of water, then secured it in a secure container. The flight continued to London normally.


Sources:

http://www.goklerdeyiz.net/telefon-bataryasi-yangina-neden-oluyordu/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jan-2019 13:06 Goklerdeyiz.net Added
23-Jan-2019 13:12 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
23-Jan-2019 13:14 harro Updated [Embed code]

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