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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232937
Last updated: 13 November 2020
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Date:13-FEB-2020
Time:19:52 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-236ER
Owner/operator:British Airways
Registration: G-VIIX
C/n / msn: 29966/236
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:near Bermuda -   Bermuda
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:London-Gatwick Airport (LGW/EGKK)
Destination airport:Tampa International Airport, FL (TPA/KTPA)
Narrative:
British Airways flight BA2167, a Boeing 777-200ER, diverted to Bermuda after a smartphone began to emit smoke.
It appeared the phone was wedged in a seat, damaging the lithium-ion battery and causing a thermal runaway event.

Sources:

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ba2167/#23d96187

Media:


Images:

Photo of G-VIIX courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Gatwick (EGKK / LGW)
22 April 2018; (c) Dean Gibbs

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Feb-2020 20:55 harro Added
13-Feb-2020 20:55 harro Updated [Time, Embed code]

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