SriLankan Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing After Lithium Battery Catches Fire Mid-Air
SriLankan Airlines flight UL-166 made an emergency landing in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on July 30th.
The Airbus A330-200 plane flying from Kochi, India, declared an emergency after smoke was noticed emanating from a bag carrying a Lithium Ion battery and two mobile phones.
The crew discharged fire extinguishers into the bag while the plane continued for a safe landing.
All two hundred and two people aboard remained unharmed.