Lufthansa A343 enroute on Jun 24th 2018, bank with too much power

Last Update: June 26, 2018 / 22:03:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 24, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-489

Aircraft Registration
D-AIFE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-300

ICAO Type Designator
A343

A Lufthansa Airbus A340-300, registration D-AIFE performing flight LH-489 from San Jose,CA (USA) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany), was enroute when the power bank of a passenger suffered a thermal runaway and ignited. Cabin crew quickly extinguished the flames, cooled the power bank down and secured it while the flight crew continued the flight to Frankfurt, where the aircraft landed on schedule.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 24, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-489

Aircraft Registration
D-AIFE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-300

ICAO Type Designator
A343

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