Portable Charger Catches Fire on Spring Airlines Flight

A portable charger in an overhead locker caught fire on a Spring Airlines flight from Harbin to Nagoya operated by an A320. Passengers noticed smoke and fire, and it was all extinguished by cabin crew in the air. The plane was diverted to Shenyang and reached Nagoya with a 6 and a half hour delay. No injuries have been reported.

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Thought it said Spirit airlines…

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Cheap Chinese chargers can cause fires. Not surprising when you can pick them up for USD $0.25 anywhere in China.

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Wow that’s bad luckily no Injuries and phone companies need to learn to make the phones and chargers less sensitive

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The legroom is just as bad so I guess it’s close.

Reminds me of the phone which caught fire behind me while at 38000ft

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