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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192021
Last updated: 25 March 2017
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Date:15-DEC-2016
Time:ca 13:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas MD-82
Owner/operator:American Airlines
Registration: N555AN
C/n / msn: 53085/1839
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 137
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: None
Location:nr Little Rock, AR -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX (DFW/KDFW)
Destination airport:Indianapolis International Airport, IN (IND/KIND)
Narrative:
American Airlines flight AA3370, an MD-82, was en route from Dallas, Texas to Indianapolis, Indiana, USA when it diverted to Little Rock Airport, Arkansas.
Officials said a passenger was attempting to use an e-cigarette in the airplane's bathroom when it caught fire. The cabin crew used fire extinguishers to put out the fire.
At the time of the incident the aircraft was 45 minutes into the flight at a cruising altitude of FL290. A safe landing was made at Little Rock 16 minutes later.

Sources:

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/aa1129#be6a2d1
http://www.theindychannel.com/news/local-news/fire-from-e-cigarette-causes-emergency-landing-for-indy-bound-american-airlines-plane


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Dec-2016 12:12 harro Added
16-Dec-2016 12:13 harro Updated [Photo, ]
16-Dec-2016 12:23 harro Updated [Narrative]

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