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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194007
Last updated: 23 July 2017
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Date:05-MAR-2017
Time:ca 03:45 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B737 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-71B (WL)
Owner/operator:China Southern Airlines
Registration: B-5252
C/n / msn: 35382/3034
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: None
Location:near Nanning -   China
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Nanning Wuxu International Airport (NNG/ZGNN)
Destination airport:Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK/VTBS)
Narrative:
China Southern Airlines flight CZ6099, a Boeing 737-700, was airborne for about 30 minutes after takeoff from Nanning when a passenger in seat 41J noticed that his external power bank (charger) began emitting smoke. He took off his jacket and rushed to the rear toilets. Crew members then put the device in an ice bucket and began pooring water.
The flight continued to Bangkok while the crew monitored the power bank.
The device carried a 50 Wh of lithium batteries that began overheating.

Sources:

http://www.cnbeta.com/articles/tech/590339.htm
http://hk.on.cc/cn/bkn/cnt/news/20170307/bkncn-20170307152910226-0307_05011_001.html
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/cz6099#ca427d6


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Mar-2017 15:45 harro Added
07-Mar-2017 15:45 harro Updated [Source]
07-Mar-2017 15:52 harro Updated [Narrative]

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