Alaska B739 at Seattle on Aug 23rd 2021, passenger's electronic device catches fire
Last Update: August 27, 2021 / 16:18:27 GMT/Zulu time
The airport reported the Smartphone was a Samsung Galaxy A21. Two passengers were taken to a hospital for checks.
On Aug 26th 2021 the NTSB reported they rated the occurrence an accident and have opened an investigation.
On Aug 27th 2021 the NTSB added, that one passenger received serious, three others minor injuries as result of the accident involving a fire on the ground.
The aircraft returned to service on Aug 25th 2021 after about 32 hours on the ground in Seattle.
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