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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232901
Last updated: 11 February 2020
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Time:12:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8AS (WL)
Owner/operator:T'way Air
Registration: HL8069
C/n / msn: 35000/2858
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:North of Taipei -   Taiwan
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Seoul-Gimpo (Kimpo) International Airport (GMP/RKSS)
Destination airport:Taipei-Songshan Airport (TSA/RCSS)
T'way Air flight TW667, a Boeing 737-800, was en route between Seoul, South Korea, and Taipei, Taiwan, when a lithium-ion battery pack of a passenger suffered a thermal runaway.
The crew used a fire extinguisher and poured drinking water to contain the smoking batteries. A safe landing was carried out at the destination, Taipei-Songshan Airport.
It was reported that the aircraft was "half full" and the passenger was seated in the rear of the cabin.


Revision history:

11-Feb-2020 19:00 harro Added
11-Feb-2020 19:01 harro Updated [Location, Narrative]

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