IPhone on Australia flight overheats, emits smoke

MarketWatch - 29 Nov, 2011
SYDNEY -(MarketWatch)- A self-combusting iPhone 4 that became red hot on an Australian commercial aircraft and had to be extinguished by a flight attendant has sparked a public investigation, safety authorities confirmed Tuesday. ...

iPhone gives wrong type of warm glow

ABC Online - 29 Nov, 2011
ELEANOR HALL: When the iPhone 4 was released it was one of the world's hottest phones. Now it's actually caught fire on board an Australian plane. Regional Express Airlines issued a statement today saying that on a flight from Sydney to Lismore a ...

Apple iPhone combusts aboard an Australian flight

Moneycontrol.com - 29 Nov, 2011
In a rather bizarre incident, an Apple iPhone spontaneously combusted aboard flight ZL319 upon landing, raising a few security concerns about the possible reasons behind the burn out. The crew on the flight stated that the phone started emitting a red ...

Australian air safety bureau probes smoking iPhone

AsiaOne - 29 Nov, 2011
SYDNEY - Australia's aviation safety watchdog said Tuesday it was investigating after an Apple iPhone apparently began glowing red and emitting smoke after a flight to Sydney last week. Australian carrier Regional Express (Rex) said a passenger's ...

iPhone glows red, smokes on NSW flight

Ninemsn - 29 Nov, 2011
By ninemsn staff An iPhone began glowing bright red and emitted dense smoke as it self-combusted aboard a flight from Lismore to Sydney on Friday. A flight attendant on the Regional Express (Rex) plane had to douse the iPhone 4 after the flight had ...

Red hot, smoking iPhone self-combusts on airliner

Sydney Morning Herald - 29 Nov, 2011
An Apple iPhone 4 was glowing red hot and emitted a "significant amount" of dense smoke as it spontaneously combusted on board a flight in Australia in the second reported incident of its kind in the past month. It's not the first time electronic ...

Aussie airline extinguishes smoking iPhone

National Business Review - 29 Nov, 2011
Australian airline Regional Express (Rex) says a smoking iPhone had to be extinguished on its flight ZL319 operating from Lismore to Sydney. The incident occurred "after landing, when a passenger's mobile phone started emitting a significant amount of ...

iPhone 4 that spontaneously combusted on Australian airplane

Daily Mail - 29 Nov, 2011
Passengers on a regional airline in Australia were in for a nasty shock when one passenger's iPhone 4 began emitting 'a significant amount' of dense smoke and glowed red after landing. Flight attendants were able to extinguish the ...

Airline passenger's iPhone catches fire

ABC Online - 29 Nov, 2011
Airline Regional Express (Rex) has confirmed a passenger's iPhone started glowing red and emitted smoke on a flight from Lismore to Sydney last Friday. The airline says the flight had landed in Sydney when the phone started emitting a "significant ...

Red hot iPhone sparks fire on regional flight

Herald Sun - 29 Nov, 2011
But on a flight from Lismore to Sydney last Friday an iPhone was so red hot it started smoking, partially melted and had to be doused by a flight attendant with a fire extinguisher. The phone was aboard Regional Express airlines flight ZL319 when it ...

Australian Plane Crew Extinguishes Smoking, Glowing iPhone

PC Magazine - 29 Nov, 2011
Australian regional airline Regional Express (REX) said Friday that a passenger's iPhone had glowed red and begun emitting dense smoke after the plane had landed. No one was injured, REX said, and the "red glow" was successfully ...

iPhone 4 Explodes Midflight on Australian Airline

ABC News (blog) - 29 Nov, 2011
Apple's iPhones are always among the hottest gadgets of any holiday shopping season, but for one passenger on an Australian flight, the phone was too hot to handle " literally. While on Australian flight Regional Express ZL319 Friday, a passenger's ...

iPhone 4 burns in flight

ZDNet - 29 Nov, 2011
An iPhone began glowing red and emitting dense smoke on flight on a flight from Lismore to Sydney last week. Passengers on a flight from Lismore to Sydney last Friday saw black smoke in the cabin, only to find that the source was a passenger's Apple ...

iPhone 4/4S 'self combusts' in airliner inferno

Register - 29 Nov, 2011
An iPhone caused a small emergency in an Australian airplane after it inexplicably started to glow red and emit "significant amounts of dense smoke" as the craft touched down in Sydney airport. ...

iPhone 4 goes into 'self combustion' mode on a flight

GSMArena.com - 29 Nov, 2011
One of the iPhone 4 decided to go rogue yesterday while on board a flight to Sydney. Just as the flight was about to land the device was said to produce 'a significant amounts of dense smoke, accompanied by a red glow', according to the Australian ...

Apple iPhone 4 Goes Wild; Smoking Device Creates Panic Aboard Australian Plane

DeviceMAG - 29 Nov, 2011
Apple is unique in many ways. A trendsetter in its legendary i way! They have just added another credit (!) to its laurel, by setting an extra ordinary trend; smoking on a plane and scaring the hell out of passengers! The latest idrama was staged ...

Crash! iPhone Explodes Mid-Air After Meltdown

Smart Office - 29 Nov, 2011
An Apple iPhone has blown up during a Regional Express airline flight. The Apple combustion occurred on Rex flight ZL319 from Lismore to Sydney after landing, when it started emitting “a significant amount of ...

iPhone self-combusts over Australian skies

PC Advisor - 29 Nov, 2011
Regional Express (Rex), an Australian airline, has reported extinguishing a passenger's Apple iPhone after it started glowing red and emitting dense smoke. The incident took place aboard flight ZL319 ...

Smoking, glowing iPhone 4 causes airplane scare

Apple Insider - 29 Nov, 2011
By AppleInsider Staff Reports that an Australian regional airline had to extinguish a glowing red iPhone 4 that was emitting "dense smoke" on an airplane have sparked concerns over the handset's battery safety. Regional Express (REX), the country's ...

iPhone 4 combusts spontaneously aboard Australian flight

SlashGear - 29 Nov, 2011
Well, this is one of those unexpected, crazy stories about consumer electronics gone wild again. An iPhone 4 began spontaneously smoking and emitting a red glow while aboard an Australian airplane, specifically, the Regional Express flight ZL319, ...

iPhone 4 combusts in mid-air

Ubergizmo - 29 Nov, 2011
No idea no how this happened, but it seemed as though an iPhone 4 decided to go all “Flame on!” ala Human Torch of Fantastic Four fame shortly after Regional Express flight ZL319 landed in Sydney all the way from ...

iPhone 4 Spontaneously Combusts While Aboard Flight

Mobile Magazine - 29 Nov, 2011
While aboard the Australian Regional Express Flight ZL319, the Apple iPhone spontaneously began smoking and emitting a red glow. This started just as passengers landed at their destination in Sydney, ...

iPhone 4 self-combusts on Australian flight

Examiner.com - 29 Nov, 2011
We've seen it before, and we'll probably see it again: spontaneous combustion of an iDevice. At least it wasn't an example of spontaneous human combustion, although we suppose that if the iPhone 4 had been in someone's pocket, there could have been ...

iPhone explodes on Sydney flight

The West Australian - 29 Nov, 2011
An iPhone sparked an scare when it appeared to start to self-combust on plane in Sydney. Regional Express says the passenger's device, believed to be an iPhone 4, started to emit a "significant amount of dense smoke, accompanied by a red glow" after ...

An iPhone spontaneously combusts on an Australian Flight

Digitaltrends.com - 29 Nov, 2011
An Australian air traveler's iPhone exploded shortly after their flight landed. The phone is said to have released heavy smoke, and emitted a red light. No one was harmed and the phone in question is being analyzed. It sounds like there is yet another ...

REX flight drama as 'iPhone' combusts

iT News - 29 Nov, 2011
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has been called in to investigate an incident that allegedly involved an Apple iPhone self-combusting on a regional NSW flight. Regional Express (REX) said ...

iPhone 4 Catches Fire, Combusts Midflight on Australian Airline

International Business Times - 29 Nov, 2011
The Apple iPhone 4, like the iPhone 4S, has been flying off the shelves for months, but this hot gadget still has some kinks to work out: while on a flight over Australia on Nov. ...

iPhone 4 battery combusts on Aussie flight

tuaw.com - 29 Nov, 2011
Well, this is awkward. Just over a month after I locked horns with Australia Post and called its restrictions on shipping electronic devices with integrated lithium batteries "arbitrary and idiotic," because ...

Apple iPhone 4 burns up on flight

Electronics News - 29 Nov, 2011
AN Apple iPhone 4 has self-combusted on a Regional Express flight ZL319 flying from Lismore to Sydney. The incident occurred after the plane landed, when a passenger's iPhone 4 started “emitting a significant amount ...

It's All Fun and Games Until Someone's iPhone Blows Up

The Atlantic Wire - 29 Nov, 2011
An iPhone 4 mysteriously, spontaneously combusted on an airplane in Australia on Monday, less than a 24 hours after The New York Times published an attention-getting article suggesting the Federal Aviation Administration might be going overboard in ...

 

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