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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195804
Last updated: 24 November 2020
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Time:c. 20:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic A321 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A321-231 (WL)
Registration: N967JT
C/n / msn: 7257
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 158
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:near Grand Rapids, MI -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:New York-JFK International Airport, NY (JFK)
Destination airport:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO)
JetBlue Flight 915 diverted to Grand Rapids' Gerald R. Ford International Airport, Michigan, USA after the lithium battery (LG HG2 18650) from a passenger's laptop caught fire.
The aircraft, an Airbus A321, had departed New York-JFK International Airport at 18:25 EDT (22:25 UTC) on a service to San Francisco, California. While en route over Michigan at FL340 "smoke began emitting from a carry-on bag holding an electronic device," according to JetBlue.
The flight crew diverted to Grand Rapids as a precaution. A safe landing was made at 20:13 EDT (00:13 UTC). The flight was continued after a two-hour stopover at Grand Rapids.



Photo of N967JT courtesy

Los Angeles - International (KLAX / LAX)
17 February 2018; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

31-May-2017 07:26 harro Added
31-May-2017 08:14 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
07-Oct-2018 17:37 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]

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