Litium battery thermal event Incident Boeing 747-830 D-ABYJ, 26 Dec 2022
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Time:20:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 747-830
Registration: D-ABYJ
MSN: 37834/1477
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:over Minnesota -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX)
Destination airport:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Lufthansa flight LH457, a Boeing 747-830, was about three hours into the flight from Los Angeles Airport, CA (LAX) and Frankfurt (FRA), Germany, when the lithium battery of a laptop of one of the passengers had suffered a thermal runaway. It started to emit smoke/flames. This was contained by cabin crew members, but the flight crew decided to divert to Chicago-O'Hare Airport, IL (ORD) as a precaution.
Two flight attendants were treated for smoke inhalation.



Revision history:

27-Dec-2022 14:44 harro Added
27-Dec-2022 14:45 harro Updated [Time, Embed code]
27-Dec-2022 15:46 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]

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