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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206906
Last updated: 24 November 2021
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Date:01-MAR-2018
Time:c. 07:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B789 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner
Owner/operator:Air Canada
Registration: C-FSBV
MSN: 37182/617
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 266
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Toronto-Pearson International Airport, ON (YYZ/CYYZ) -   Canada
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Toronto-Pearson International Airport, ON (YYZ/CYYZ)
Destination airport:Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR/CYVR)
Narrative:
Air Canada flight AC101 was delayed for departure from Toronto-Pearson International Airport, Canada when a passenger's phone battery (likely a lithium battery) caught fire on board.
The fire was immediately extinguished by crews and there was no damage to the aircraft. The passenger was treated with minor burns.

Sources:

https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/passenger-burned-in-cellphone-fire-on-air-canada-flight-1.3824149
ASN Safety Issue: Lithium battery safety - https://aviation-safety.net/database/issue/lithium.php

Media:


Images:

Photo of C-FSBV courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
12 September 2021; (c) John Smitherman

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Mar-2018 15:11 harro Added
01-Mar-2018 15:14 harro Updated [Total occupants, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
01-Mar-2018 15:15 harro Updated [Narrative]

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