Litium battery thermal event Incident Boeing 777-200 ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220083
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Date:Tuesday 4 March 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 777-200
Owner/operator:United Airlines
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Location:ORD-NRT -
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:KORD
Destination airport:RJAA
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
An i-Theater Video Display Unit used for viewing entertainment systems was charged at home prior to United flight from Chicago to Tokyo. Control unit was in use for 2.5 hrs. during the flight. Control unit began to generate heat, caused the plastic case t



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