ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193743
Last updated: 27 March 2017
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Narrative:Spring Airlines flight 9C8617, an Airbus A320, diverted to Shenyang Airport in China after a lithium battery caught fire 35 minutes into the flight.
Airbus A320-214 (WL)
|C/n / msn:|| 5778|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| None|
|Location:||nr Shenyang -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Harbin Taiping International Airport (HRB/ZYHB) |
|Destination airport:||Nagoya-Chubu Centrair International Airport (NGO/RJGG)|
A passenger was charging is mobile phone using an external power bank. The fire was extinguished by cabin crew members and the battery was put in a container filled with water.
The flight crew decided to divert to Shenyang, where a safe landing was carried out at 12:49 hours.
http://news.sina.com.cn/s/wh/2017-02-20/doc-ifyarrcc8080303.shtml http://hk.on.cc/cn/bkn/cnt/news/20170220/bkncn-20170220112231417-0220_05011_001.html http://hd.stheadline.com/news/daily/chi/542894/