A Power Bank Fire On A China Southern CZ3539

2018-03-22 11:32:05

On Sunday morning, a power bank that was put in the passenger's carry-on bag caught fire in the plane's overhead bin (China Southern CZ3539), which made the flight delay for three hours. And thankfully, a replacement airplane was found to solve this problem.

 

China Southern Airlines claimed on microblogging site Weibo that a power bank in the carry-on bag resulted in the fire when passengers were boarding flight CZ3539 from Guangzhou to Shanghai.

 

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The power bank owner was taken to assist the police with the investigation. And the results show that the power bank was not in use when it caused a fire!

 

Video of the incident can be clearly seen on social media, telling us that a flight attendant and a passenger put out a fire with the help of the water and juice.

 

This incident and similar ones are telling us that the Lithium-ion battery will put people in danger because such kind of battery is not stable. That also warns us that it is extremely important to choose a qualified power bank.

 

Although there was no further damage, measures should be taken to prevent something similar to this happen again.