According to a Regional Express statement, While on Australian flight Regional Express ZL319 Friday, a passenger’s iPhone 4 suddenly started “emitting a significant amount of dense smoke, accompanied by a red glow” .
The plane, which was flying from Lismore to Sydney, was in the midst of landing when the incident occured. “In accordance with company standard safety procedures, the flight attendant carried out recovery actions immediately, and the red glow was extinguished successfully,” according to Regional Express’ statement.
After landing, the iPhone was handed over to officials at the Australian Transport Safety Bureau. There’s no official word yet on what caused the phone to combust.
Sound scary. Amid the flight scare, the passengers would have to undergo this stressful incident.
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