If you are worried about batteries catching fire onboard planes, this video will send shivers down your spine.
The video shows a fire in the overhead bin of China Southern’s flight CZ3539 from Guangzhou to Shanghai. A battery in some hand luggage caught fire, so an attendant throws water on the fire and passengers were rapidly evacuated.
Power bank fire on board China Southern CZ3539, Feb 25 2018.😱😱 pic.twitter.com/cby6E62qRv
— ChinaAviationReview (@ChinaAvReview) February 25, 2018
The question is, what happens if a fire like this ignites in airline luggage in the hold where it can’t easily be put out?
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