28 Nov '11, 8am

Mobile phone emits smoke on Sydney flight

Mobile phone emits smoke on Sydney flight

By George Joseph The Business Times Monday, Nov 28, 2011 'PHONE ALARM' took on an entirely new meaning when a mobile phone in a passenger's pocket started emitting dense smoke and a red glow, just as his plane was landing at Sydney airport yesterday. The 'smoking phone' was in the pocket of a male passenger in a Regional Express (REX) flight from Lismore. Sources in the airline, majority owned by Singapore businessmen, told BT yesterday that a male flight attendant who was seated facing the passengers as the flight landed, saw one passenger fretting in his seat and furiously patting his trouser packet. On seeing dense smoke, the attendant shouted at the passenger to throw out whatever he had in his pocket. The object making him uncomfortable turned out to be his mobile phone which by now was 'glowing red'. Flight attendants sprayed several shots from a fire extinguisher be...

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