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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228723
Last updated: 15 October 2019
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Date:04-SEP-2019
Time:c. 08:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214
Owner/operator:China Eastern Airlines
Registration: B-6892
C/n / msn: 5063
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:between Nanjing and Xiamen -   China
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Nanjing-Lukou International Airport (NKG/ZSNJ)
Destination airport:Xiamen Airport (XMN/ZSAM)
Narrative:
China Eastern Airlines flight MU2809, an Airbus A320, returned to land at Nanjing Lukou International Airport, China after a portable lithium battery pack had suffered a thermal runaway.
The aircraft departed Najhing at 07:16 hours. After departure the battery pack (rated at 40.7 WH) overheated, causing scorching of the right-hand side cabin wall. Flight attendants doused the device.
About 07:51, the aircraft had reached about FL240 over Jinhua, the flight crew initiated a turn back. The aircraft safely landed back at Nanjing at 08:24 hours.

Sources:

http://www.sohu.com/a/338617867_260616
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https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/mu2809#21f65e08


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Sep-2019 10:51 harro Added
04-Sep-2019 11:29 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
04-Sep-2019 19:51 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]

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