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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 213924
Last updated: 27 October 2020
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Time:c. 17:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8AS (WL)
Registration: EI-FOG
C/n / msn: 44711/5751
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN/LEBL) -   Spain
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN/LEBL)
Destination airport:Ibiza Airport (IBZ/LEIB)
A Ryanair Boeing 737-800, FR8841 to Ibiza, was evacuated at the gate at Barcelona Airport, Spain, after a lithium battery of an electronic device overheated and began emitting smoke. According to Ryanair the evacuation was "caused by a mobile phone catching fire as it was being charged by a battery pack".

ASN Safety Issue: Lithium batteries



Photo of EI-FOG courtesy

Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
18 July 2016; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

01-Aug-2018 16:22 harro Added
01-Aug-2018 16:23 harro Updated [Source, Embed code]
01-Aug-2018 16:26 harro Updated [Narrative]

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