British Airways B789 near Anchorage on Oct 1st 2023, smoke in cabin, phone stuck in seat
Last Update: October 20, 2023 / 20:33:55 GMT/Zulu time
The Canadian TSB reported the aircraft "experienced smoke in the cabin due to a portable device (phone) being stuck down the side of a passenger seat. The cabin was vented, and a Pan Pan was declared. The aircraft diverted to Anchorage Ted Stevens International Airport (PANC), Alaska, USA."
The aircraft remained on the ground in Anchorage for about 3.5 hours, then continued to Toronto,ON (Canada) before carrying on to London the following day with a delay of 33 hours.
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