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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 223538
Last updated: 5 November 2019
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Date:06-JAN-2019
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-800
Owner/operator:
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:Lanzarote Airport (GCRR) -   Spain
Phase: Standing
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Lanzarote Airport (ACE/GCRR)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was at Lanzarote Airport, Canary Islands, parking position 19 at the time of the incident. The refuelling process was completed and the boarding of the passengers was completed. At this time the engines had not yet been started. Around 08:09 a.m. local time, the "Forward Cargo Fire" alarm activated in the cockpit. The cockpit crew then activated the "Forward Cargo Fire Bottle". After the passengers and the flight crew had left the aircraft, the fire brigade removed the baggage from the aircraft and put out the remaining fire.
The source of the fire was a Personal Electronic Device (Powerbank) with a lithium battery with a total capacity of approx. 22,000 mAh.

Sources:

https://www.bfu-web.de/DE/Publikationen/Bulletins/2019/Bulletin2019-01.pdf?__blob=publicationFile


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Mar-2019 20:00 harro Added
26-Mar-2019 20:01 harro Updated [Narrative]

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