Smoke Incident on A380 caused by crushed lithium battery in lost cellphone

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  1. jimntx

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    Just FYI
     
    Cellphone evidently slipped out of passenger's pocket and was crushed in the seat mechanism.  Flight was SYD-DFW.  Incident occurred about 2 hours before landing at DFW.
     
    http://atwonline.com/safety/lost-mobile-phone-caused-qantas-a380-smoke-incident?NL=ATW-04&Issue=ATW-04_20160825_ATW-04_387&sfvc4enews=42&cl=article_1_b&utm_rid=CPEN1000001734009&utm_campaign=6824&utm_medium=email&elq2=7bbe8069121740a3b01c7be670d0cbdc
     

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