Litium battery thermal event Incident Airbus A320-251N V8-RBD,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220513
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Date:Thursday 3 January 2019
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
Year of manufacture:2018
Engine model:CFMI CFM LEAP-1A26E1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Location:between Hong Kong and Brunei -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Hong Kong-Chek Lap Kok International Airport (HKG/VHHH)
Destination airport:Bandar Seri Begawan Airport (BWN)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
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


Revision history:

04-Jan-2019 12:06 harro Added

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