Spread the word to every #traveler, every #tourist, every #passenger so that we all make #travel a bit safer. Lithium Ion battery fires on airplanes are common. And dangerous. http://bit.ly/2cD9L4o
Another day, another fire on an airplane caused by a lithium ion battery. This time in a Samsung Note 2 but the other day on a Delta flight a Lithium Ion Battery burst into flames that wasn’t even in a phone at the time. It was jammed down between two seats and no one even knew it was there until it caught fire.
Our blog post (https://www.gninsurance.com/blog/news…) has more on both these stories as well as a link to pilots and air crews saying this is happening more than once a month, things you can do to protect yourself, and every FAA reported Lithium Ion battery fire since 1991. Unfortunately these fires are also largely being under reported.
It is against the law to pack Lithium Ion batteries in your checked baggage where crew cannot get to them. Shipping large quantities of Lithium Ion batteries on passenger planes is now largely outlawed due to suspect batteries causing airplanes to go down.
Did you know, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in March 2014 was also carrying a large shipment of lithium-ion batteries?
Spread the word to every #traveler, every #tourist, every #passenger so that we all #travel a bit safer. Lithium Ion battery fires on airplanes are common. And dangerous. http://bit.ly/2cD9L4o
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