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ICAO’s Dangerous Goods Panel Proposes Ban on Lithium Batteries in Passenger Planes

By George Hatcher

A recent meeting of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s Dangerous Goods Panel (DGP), held in Montreal, discussed the proposal for banning lithium batteries as cargo in passenger air crafts. According to the meeting report, the DGP agreed to prohibit lithium batteries in cargo, except those which are packed or contained in some equipment or... »

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  • Frontier Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Raleigh–Durham International Airport https://t.co/6U3Wjq14yI
    about 8 hours ago
  • Virgin Atlantic Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Cargo Smoke Indication https://t.co/JA5PpghhJV
    about 8 hours ago
  • American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Charlotte https://t.co/bpjWKqc53b
    about 8 hours ago
  • Air Wisconsin Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Tri-Cities Airport https://t.co/f9Qe7uhKHi
    about 8 hours ago
  • Ecuador: 24 Killed, 22 Injured in Tourist Bus Crash via @indiacom https://t.co/T61Dyrre58
    about 18 hours ago