Here are answers to five questions BCA addressed to Louisa Fisher, cabin safety program manager at FlightSafety International, on how to deal with lithium-ion battery fires in the confined spaces of business aircraft. BCA: Does a thermal runaway of a lithium-ion-powered device pose a serious problem in a business jet? Fisher: Anything that happens on an aircraft is more serious than on the ground because of the limited ability to escape the hazard. BCA: Should you drop the runaway device ...

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