BA Flight Diverts to Siberia due to Smoking Smartphone
The Boeing 787 Dreamliner, en-route from South Korea’s Incheon International Airport to London’s Heathrow airport, was diverted after a passengers’ smartphone began emitting smoke due to a ‘thermal runaway’.
The plane landed uneventfully. There were 205 passengers aboard at the time; all of them remained unhurt.
The plane was able to resume its journey after 3 hours.