ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191936
Last updated: 29 March 2017
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Narrative:China Airlines flight CI027, a Boeing 737-800 aircraft, took off from Palau International Airport at 18:11 Taipei local time for Taoyuan International Airport. During curise, a Samsung S6 smartphone carried by a passenger began emitting smoke when the lithium battery likely overheated.
Boeing 737-809 (WL)
|C/n / msn:|| 28404/130|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| None|
|Location:||en route Palau-Taipei -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Palau-Roman Tmetuchl International Airport (ROR/PTRO)|
|Destination airport:||Taipei-Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE/RCTP)|
|Investigating agency: ||Aviation Safety Council (ASC) - Taiwan |
The aircraft landed safely at Taoyuan International Airport at 22:04.
An investigation by the Aviation Safety Council is ongoing.