Lufthansa B748 near Chicago on Dec 26th 2022, laptop fire
Last Update: December 27, 2022 / 19:23:59 GMT/Zulu time
The airline reported the aircraft diverted as a precaution after an overheated passenger laptop caused a small fire in the cabin, the fire was out by the time of landing. Two flight attendants needed to be treated for smoke inhalation. The passengers are being rebooked onto other flights.
The aircraft remained on the ground in Chicago for about 4 hours, then departed as flight LH-9925 to Frankfurt.
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