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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205676
Last updated: 25 February 2018
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Date:03-FEB-2018
Time:ca 21:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214
Owner/operator:Frontier Airlines
Registration: N221FR
C/n / msn: 3205
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: None
Location:NE of Tampa, FL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Orlando International Airport, FL (MCO/KMCO)
Destination airport:Phoenix-Sky Harbor International Airport, AZ (PHX/KPHX)
Narrative:
Frontier Airlines flight F91883, an Airbus A320, diverted to Tampa Airport, Florida, USA after a laptop battery had caught fire in the cabin.
The flight originated from Orlando International Airport, Florida at 20:41 hours local time. The aircraft climbed on a westerly heading until it reached 32,250 feet. The flight crew then decided to divert to nearby Tampa, where a safe landing was made at 21:20 hours.

The FAA reported that the fire was contained and that two people were treated for minor burns.

Sources:

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/f91883#1053130d

Lithium battery incidents: https://aviation-safety.net/database/issue/lithium.php


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Feb-2018 18:09 harro Added
05-Feb-2018 18:49 harro Updated [Source]

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