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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193743
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214 (WL)
Owner/operator:Spring Airlines
Registration: B-9965
MSN: 5778
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:nr Shenyang -   China
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Harbin Taiping International Airport (HRB/ZYHB)
Destination airport:Nagoya-Chubu Centrair International Airport (NGO/RJGG)
Spring Airlines flight 9C8617, an Airbus A320, diverted to Shenyang Airport in China after a lithium battery caught fire 35 minutes into the flight.
A passenger was charging is mobile phone using an external power bank. The fire was extinguished by cabin crew members and the battery was put in a container filled with water.
The flight crew decided to divert to Shenyang, where a safe landing was carried out at 12:49 hours.



Photo of B-9965 courtesy

Shanghai - Hongqiao (ZSSS / SHA)
6 October 2019; (c) Anton Homma

Revision history:

21-Feb-2017 20:12 harro Added

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