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Smoking Phone Diverts International Flight

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Smoking Phone Diverts International Flight

What: American Airlines Boeing 767-300 flight AA199 en route from Milan to New York
Where: Shannon
When: Sept 13 2010
Who: 167 passengers
Why: While the plane was en route, a passenger was charging his cell phone, which started overheating, which set off the fire alarm in the lavatory. The flight diverted to Shannon, where it made a safe landing.

Fire crews at Shannon were on standby during the emergency landing. Airport aircraft maintenance company engineers examined the plane and discovered the melted phone.

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Taylor Swift Called Out By TV Personality For Private Plane Usage

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Taylor Swift’s jet-setting has some up in arms … including a prominent TV naturalist who’s saying the pop star needs to shake off those climate-destroying private planes!

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Seven people treated after plane crash near Butler Memorial Airport

Seven people treated after plane crash near Butler Memorial Airport
The NTSB and FAA are investigating the crash

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BC Coroner’s Service called in after plane crash near Squamish | News

BC Coroner’s Service called in after plane crash near Squamish | News
The BC Coroner’s Service is working with Squamish RCMP and the Transportation Safety Board after a plane crash on Friday evening.

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Plane crash reported in the remote outskirts of Squamish, B.C.

Plane crash reported in the remote outskirts of Squamish, B.C.
SQUAMISH, B.C. — Mounties are investigating a report of a plane crash in the remote back country near Squamish, B.C. A statement from the RCMP says police were informed of an automatic crash notification from a smartphone on Friday evening. The phone’s location was traced to a remote area on the outskirts of Squamish, north of Vancouver. Police say search and rescue teams and the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre are working together as part of the investigation. The statement says police are not

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Squamish RCMP say a plane crashed in ‘remote’ Howe Sound location on May 24

Squamish RCMP say a plane crashed in ‘remote’ Howe Sound location on May 24
RCMP investigating incident, believe two people were aboard the plane when it crashed between Ellesmere Creek & Potlatch Creek across from Furry Creek.

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