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Two flights diverted after lithium battery fire incidents
26 February 2020

Two flights diverted after lithium battery fire incidents

26 February 2020

In the space of two days, two airliners diverted after lithium battery powered devices, suffered thermal runaway incidents.

China Eastern Airbus A320 returned to Nanjing after lithium battery power bank fire

4 September 2019

A China Eastern Airbus A320-214 returned to land at Nanjing after a lithium battery power bank suffered a thermal runaway.

China Southern Airbus A321 returned to Penang, Malaysia after power bank smoke incident

23 December 2018

A China Southern Airbus A321-211 returned to land at Penang, Malaysia after a passenger’s power bank started emitting smoke.

Pegasus Boeing 737-800 diverts to Zagreb, Croatia after e-cigarette causes cargo hold smoke warning

3 October 2018

A Pegasus Boeing 737-800 diverted to Zagreb, Croatia after an e-cigarette caused a cargo hold smoke warning.

Smoke incident involving hand held device on Air Transat Airbus A330 near London, U.K.

26 September 2018

A handheld device began emitting smoke on an Air Transat Airbus A330 near London, U.K. The incident was contained.

Boeing 737-800 evacuated at Barcelona Airport, Spain after smartphone battery overheated

1 August 2018

A Boeing 737-800 was evacuated on the apron at Barcelona Airport, Spain after a smartphone battery overheated.

KLM Boeing 777-200 diverts to Phuket, Thailand, after mobile phone began emitting smoke

9 May 2018

A KLM Boeing 777-200 diverted to Phuket, Thailand, after the mobile phone of a passenger began emitting smoke.

Phone crushed in seat mechanism on Air Canada Boeing 787-9; lithium battery begins smoking

2 May 2018

A passengers’ cellphone was crushed in the seat mechanism on an Air Canada Boeing 787-9. The lithium battery began smoking, but no fire was observed.

Power bank catches fire during boarding of Boeing 777 at Guangzhou Airport, China

25 February 2018

A power bank inside carry on luggage caught fire during boarding of a Boeing 777 at Guangzhou Airport, China.

Frontier Airbus A320 diverts to Tampa, Florida after laptop battery fire

5 February 2018