Video of a powerbank thermal runaway on board of a landed aircraft in Volgograd

Last Update: February 1, 2018 / 22:40:01 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 1, 2018

Classification
News

Flight number
SU-1182

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BPU

An Aeroflot Airbus A320-200, registration VQ-BPU performing flight SU-1182 from Moscow Sheremtyevo to Volgograd (Russia) with 150 passengers and 7 crew, had safely landed in Volgograd and had taxied to the apron. While waiting for the disembarkation of passengers a passenger's powerbank suffered a thermal runaway and caught fire. Surrounding passengers poured bottles of water over the device temporarily extinguishing the flames, the thermal runaway however continued, the device re-ignited. Cabin crew finally reached the device, passengers and cabin crew poured additional water over the device, fire extinguishers were discharged and the device was put into a secure container.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 1, 2018

Classification
News

Flight number
SU-1182

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BPU

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