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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 189441
Last updated: 27 September 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-86N(WL)
Owner/operator:Skymark Airlines
Registration: JA73NT
C/n / msn: 41264/4460
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 170
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:near New Chitose Airport (CTS/RJCC) -   Japan
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:New Chitose Airport (CTS/RJCC)
Destination airport:Tokyo International Airport/Haneda (HND/RJTT)
A rechargeable battery of a smartphone in a carry-on baggage located under the seat of a male passenger of flight Skymark SKY/BC732 from New Chitose to Tokyo/Haneda, operated by a Boeing 737-86N, ignited and smoked just after take off at 00:19 JST. The fire was immediately extinguished by the cabin crew, however, two crew members suffered minor chemical burn on their right arm or left hand fingers. No injuries were reported among 170 passengers. The flight crew decided to turn back to New Chitose, and the airplane made a safe emergency landing at 00:45 JST.


Revision history:

22-Aug-2016 14:37 isamuel Added
22-Aug-2016 16:04 Ştefan Updated [Narrative]
24-Aug-2016 06:12 AF5541 Updated [Total occupants]

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