Too hot to handle

Wall Street Journal (blog) - 29 Nov, 2011
Apple's ubiquitous iPhone has become too hot to handle Down Under, literally. At least that was the experience of one unlucky passenger on a commercial flight to Sydney. Small Australian carrier Regional Express said that a “self-combusting” iPhone 4 ...

Apple iPhone, glows red, emits smoke

Financial Express - 29 Nov, 2011
Melbourne: An Apple iPhone belonging to a passenger travelling on an Australian flight reportedly self-combusted emitting a 'significant amount' of dense smoke, prompting authorities to launch an investigation. No one was injured in the incident, ...

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 - ‎Nov 28, 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 explodes on Aussie flight

TG Daily - 29 Nov, 2011
An Australian airline has confirmed that an iPhone 4 became red-hot, shattered and started pouring out smoke on a flight from Lismore to Sydney on Friday. Regional Express (Rex) says that, after flight ZL319 landed, a passenger's phone started emitting ...

Apple iPhone 4 spontaneously combusts during flight

T3 - 29 Nov, 2011
Safety issues surrounding Apple's portable pocket blowers has been brought back to the fore after a passenger's Apple iPhone 4S spontaneously combusted during a flight to Sydney. The Regional Express internal Australian flight from Lismore to the city ...

Too hot to handle? Apple iPhone spontaneously combusts in airplane

Daily Bhaskar - 29 Nov, 2011
It was an event that might have caused many ears at Apple Inc to burn. An iPhone spontaneously started emitting smoke and a red glow while aboard an airplane in Australia November 25. According to a press release issued by Regional Express Airlines, ...

iPhone self-combusts on flight

TravelBite.co.uk - 29 Nov, 2011
Airline Regional Express (Rex) has confirmed a passenger's iPhone glowed red and started emitting smoke on a flight from Lismore to Sydney last Friday. A Rex spokesperson said: “In accordance with company standard safety procedures, ...

iPhone blazes as Oz plane touches down

gearburn - 29 Nov, 2011
An iPhone left in the overhead locker of a Regional Express flight from Lismore to Sydney in Australia caught fire creating an emergency situation in the cabin. According to a report from the airline there was no open ...

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 ...

 

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