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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220513
Last updated: 16 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A20N model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-251N
Owner/operator:Royal Brunei Airlines
Registration: V8-RBD
MSN: 8368
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:between Hong Kong and Brunei -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Hong Kong (HKG)
Destination airport:Bandar Seri Begawan Airport (BWN)
Royal Brunei Airlines flight BI636, an Airbus A320neo, was en route from Hong Kong to Bandar Seri Begawan Airport, Brunei, when a passenger's power bank (with lithium batteries) began emitting smoke.
Flight attendants doused the overheated device and the flight was able to continue safely to Brunei.

ASN Safety Issue: Litium battery incidents



Photo of V8-RBD courtesy

Surabaya - Juanda (WARR / SUB)
11 April 2021; (c) Zico Ramadhan

Revision history:

04-Jan-2019 12:06 harro Added

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