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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220549
Last updated: 20 September 2019
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Date:04-JAN-2019
Time:c. 21:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-823 (WL)
Owner/operator:American Airlines
Registration: N922NN
C/n / msn: 29574/4401
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 138
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD) -   United States of America
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Las Vegas-McCarran Airport, NV (LAS/KLAS)
Destination airport:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD)
Narrative:
American Airlines flight AA168, a Boeing 737-800, was taxiing to the gate at Chicago-O'Hare International Airport when a passenger's e-cigarette lithium battery overheated.
Flight attendants contained the smoke/fire.

Sources:

https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/fire-breaks-out-inside-plane-after-passengers-vape-overheats-at-ohare/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jan-2019 08:53 harro Added
05-Jan-2019 14:06 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]
05-Jan-2019 14:07 harro Updated [Departure airport]

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