Safety investigators are looking into another incident involving a lithium battery overheating aboard an aircraft, this time involving an iPhone 4 carried aboard an Australian Regional Express Airline (Rex) Saab 340B. The most recent incident occurred Nov. 25 aboard Rex Flight ZL319 shortly after the aircraft landed in Sydney, following a flight from Lismore. The airline reported that an iPhone “started emitting a significant amount of dense smoke, accompanied by a red glow, and was ...


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