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December 1, 2011 1 Comment
Red hot smoking iPhone self-combusts on airliner:
An Apple iPhone 4 was glowing red hot and emitted a “significant amount” of dense smoke as it spontaneously combusted on board a flight in Australia in the second reported incident of its kind in the past month…
The incident involving a passenger’s iPhone 4 glowing red hot occurred on board Regional Express flight ZL319 operating from Lismore to Sydney last Friday after landing, the airline reported…
In a statement regarding the first incident, Regional Express said a flight attendant carried out “recovery actions” immediately and that the red glow was extinguished successfully, adding that the matter has been reported to the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) as well as the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) for investigation and directions. All passengers and crew on board were unharmed, the airline said….
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Gosh, just look at the thing! Imagine it in your pocket at the time?! Nah, Apple is way overrated. BlackBerry (outages and all) would seem to be a safer option thank you.