iPhone 4 combusts on Australian flight

Release Date 30 Nov, 2011 in New York Daily News

 
   

iPhone expels smoke, glows on Australia flight

IBNLive.com - 30 Nov, 2011
AP San Francisco: Apple's iPhone is the world's hottest smartphone - and one iPhone in Australia appears to be the hottest of the bunch as it spontaneously began smoking last week. Regional Australian airline Regional Express described the "mobile ...

iPhone 4 combusts on Australian flight

New York Daily News - 30 Nov, 2011
An Apple iPhone exploded aboard a Regional Express flight from Lismore to Sydney in Australia on Nov. 25, 2011. BY CYNTHIA GHAZALI Chaos ensued on an Australian flight when an iPhone combusted shortly after the plane landed in Sydney ...

iPhone spontaneously combusts during flight

New Zealand Herald - 30 Nov, 2011
An Apple iPhone has exploded on a plane, raising fears over the safety of the devices. The phone spontaneously combusted during landing, "emitting a significant amount of dense smoke, accompanied by a red glow", the airline said. ...

iPhone explodes midflight, emits 'dense smoke'

Christian Science Monitor - 30 Nov, 2011
iPhone explodes on a flight into Sydney, reportedly filling the cabin with smoke. Battery problems happen, but a "red glow"? Not good. By Matthew Shaer / November 29, 2011 An iPhone explodes during a flight in Australia. ...

iPhone up in smoke on Australian plane

TODAYonline - 30 Nov, 2011
SYDNEY - An airline passenger's iPhone started glowing red and filling the cabin with smoke last week, prompting an investigation by aviation safety officials in Australia. The incident happened last Friday just after the Regional Express flight ...

Smoking iPhone Causes Alarm On Airplane

Huffington Post - 30 Nov, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO -- Apple's iPhone is the world's hottest smartphone â€" and one iPhone in Australia appears to be the hottest of the bunch as it spontaneously began smoking last week. ...

iPhone self-combusts on plane

msnbc.com - 30 Nov, 2011
Facebook, iPhone, Twitter and Wii. Technology evolves at the speed of light. Msnbc.com's tech reporters and editors look at the gadgets, games and innovations changing our world. By Rosa Golijan There are plenty of "no smoking" signs plastered ...

Up in Smoke: iPhone Glows Red on Plane, Melts

TIME - 30 Nov, 2011
Where there's smoke, there's…if not exactly fire, how about a glowing red iPhone on an airplane? No really, someone's iPhone apparently turned the color of molten rock (aka “lava”) and began ...

Apple iPhone 'self-combustion' on flight sparks probe

CBC.ca - 30 Nov, 2011
The phone began emitting a significant amount of dense smoke, accompanied by a red glow shortly after the plane landed in Sydney.The phone began emitting a significant amount of dense smoke, accompanied by a red glow shortly after the plane landed in ...

iPhone 4 spontaneously combusts on Australian flight

Mirror.co.uk - 30 Nov, 2011
By Mirror.co.uk 29/11/2011 The smartphone handset started glowing red and emitted a “significant amount” of dense smoke after the plane landed in Sydney. Flight attendants had to extinguish the fire, which occurred on board a Regional Express flight ...

Apple's iPhone goes bust in dense smoke on flight

Hindustan Times - 30 Nov, 2011
PTI 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, ...

Exploding iPhone investigated

Telegraph.co.uk - 30 Nov, 2011
Australian aviation authorities have launched an investigation after an iPhone caught fire aboard a flight to Sydney. The domestic airline Regional Express Airlines said the phone glowed red and emitted "thick smoke" after the plane landed in Sydney. ...

Apple iPhone self combusts on Australian flight

Houston Chronicle (blog) - 30 Nov, 2011
An Apple iPhone began smoking and started glowing red during a flight to Sydney, according to an Australian airlines. The iPhone, which appears to be either an iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S, partial melted and had to be put out with a fire extinguisher by a ...

iPhone sparks fire alert on packed jet

The Sun - 30 Nov, 2011
iPHONES may be among the hottest items on the market but now one of the gadgets has sparked a fire scare on a packed jet. The Apple phone, believed to be an iphone4, began to emit a "significant amount" of dense smoke and glowed red ...

Air safety bureau probes smoking iPhone

News24 - 30 Nov, 2011
An extraordinary book which gives us a unique insight into the life and thinking of the man who has... Was R270.95 Now R176.95 Sydney - Australia's aviation safety watchdog said on Tuesday it was investigating after an Apple iPhone apparently began ...

iPhone glows red, smokes on NSW flight

Ninemsn - 30 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 ...

Too hot to handle

Wall Street Journal (blog) - 30 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 ...

IPhone on Australia flight overheats, emits smoke

MarketWatch - ‎Nov 28, 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 - ‎Nov 28, 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 - ‎Nov 28, 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

AFP - ‎Nov 28, 2011‎
SYDNEY â€" 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 ...

Red hot, smoking iPhone self-combusts on airliner

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Nov 28, 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 - ‎Nov 28, 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 - ‎Nov 28, 2011‎
Witnesses said the phone, a must-have device for millions, self-combusted during landing, 'emitting a significant amount of dense smoke, accompanied by a red glow'. The fire was put out by a flight attendant and the ...

Airline passenger's iPhone catches fire

ABC Online - ‎Nov 28, 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 - ‎Nov 28, 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 - ‎Nov 28, 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) - ‎Nov 28, 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 â€" literally. While on Australian flight Regional Express ZL319 Friday, a passenger's ...

iPhone 4 burns in flight

ZDNet - ‎Nov 28, 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. ...

 

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