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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 267074
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Time:20:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B739 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-990ER
Owner/operator:Alaska Airlines
Registration: N479AS
MSN: 60576/5494
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 135
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, WA (SEA/KSEA) -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:New Orleans-Louis Armstrong International Airport, LA (MSY/KMSY)
Destination airport:Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, WA (SEA/KSEA)
Alaska Airlines flight AS751, a Boeing 737-990ER, was evacuated on the apron at SEA after the (lithium) battery of a passenger's cellphone suffered a thermal runaway. It began sparking when the aircraft was waiting on the apron before being allowed to taxi to a gate.



Photo of N479AS courtesy

Dallas / Fort Worth - International (KDFW / DFW)
7 March 2020; (c) Robin Guess

Revision history:

24-Aug-2021 18:41 harro Added
24-Aug-2021 18:41 harro Updated [Location, Source]

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