Alaska B739 enroute on Aug 17th 2022, child's toy starts smoking

Last Update: August 25, 2022 / 08:11:58 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 17, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AS-1484

Aircraft Registration
N486AS

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-900, registration N486AS performing flight AS-1484 from Puerto Vallarta (Mexico) to San Diego,CA (USA), was enroute when a children's toy started to emit smoke and burning odours. Cabin crew doused the device with water and put it into a thermal containment bag. The flight crew continued the flight to San Diego for a safe landing about 2.5 hours after departure.

The USA National Response Center reported, providing the touch down time of the flight from Puerto Vallarta to San Diego as occurrence time stamp: "A CHILD'S TOY WITH UNKNOWN TYPE OF BATTERY STARTING SMOKING AND PRODUCING A BURNING PLASTIC ODOR ONBOARD A FLIGHT. WATER WAS APPLIED TO THE ITEM, AND IT WAS PLACED IN A THERMAL CONTAINMENT BAG."

The occurrence aircraft continued service after about 2 hours on the ground in San Diego.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N486AS
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-990ER
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B739
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 17, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AS-1484

Aircraft Registration
N486AS

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

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