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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191936
Last updated: 24 July 2017
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-809 (WL)
Owner/operator:China Airlines
Registration: B-18605
C/n / msn: 28404/130
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: None
Location:en route Palau-Taipei -   Pacific Ocean
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
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.
The aircraft landed safely at Taoyuan International Airport at 22:04.

An investigation by the Aviation Safety Council is ongoing.


Revision history:

09-Dec-2016 07:22 harro Added

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