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Quick-thinking engineer stops smoke in plane cabin

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A quick-thinking engineer flying home from Ethiopia averted possible disaster when he saw smoke billowing out of a bag in the cabin. Thanks to 53-year-old Samir Buffkins, the Air Ethiopia flight was able to reach Cape Town on Tuesday without incident. (www.news24.com) More...

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wiff2110
Peter Ward 3
Another issue with Lithium ion batteries. Need to observe safety features when transporting these batteries as they clearly can be a liability.
chandrahas
Airport security does not mind carrying a Smartphone... so its easy to carry an Igniter in the form of Lithium Ion Battery. Very Serious..
ColinSeftel
Colin Seftel 2
This must have been on ET829, the only Ethiopian Airlines (not "Air Ethiopia") service from ADD to CPT. It's a B738.
chandrahas
See...Not only Doctors save lives...Good job

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