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INCIDENT: UPS 747 Returns For Landing With Engine Fire

INCIDENT: UPS 747 Returns For Landing With Engine Fire

A UPS Boeing 747 freighter had to return to its origin airport, after its crew faced an engine fire, that they were unable to extinguish in the air. The crew were performing UPS flight 5X-3 from Hong Kong (VHHH), China, to Dubai (OMDB) in the United Arab Emirates. But...
INCIDENT: Phone Smoke Causes Southwest Diversion

INCIDENT: Phone Smoke Causes Southwest Diversion

A Southwest flight had to divert after a passenger’s phone began to emit smoke. The episode began when one passenger struck another, with the phone. The incident happened on Southwest flight WN-4699, from Dallas Love Field (KDAL), Texas to Fort Lauderdale (KFLL) in...
INCIDENT: In-Flight Fire From Crushed Mobile Phone!

INCIDENT: In-Flight Fire From Crushed Mobile Phone!

Cabin crew in a British Airways 787 had to deal with an in-flight fire incident, when a passenger’s phone was crushed by the electric mechanism of a seat. This in-flight fire incident happened on October 1st, last year. The British Air Accident Investigation Board...
Retired British Airways 747 In Strange Fire Incident

Retired British Airways 747 In Strange Fire Incident

A British Airways 747 in storage in Castellón airport in Spain caught fire in unknown circumstances today. The airline retired the aircraft earlier in the year. The aircraft, which had the registration G-CIVD, is a 747-400, MSN 27349, wearing BA’s One World livery. It...