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June 2, 2017

JetBlue flight diverted after laptop battery catches fire.

A JetBlue flight from New York to San Fransisco was forced to land early after a fire was started by a lithium battery in a personal electronic device – in this case a passenger’s laptop.

JetBlue Airways Corp. said reports of “smoke emitting from a carry-on bag holding an electronic device” caused Flight 915 from John F. Kennedy Airport to be diverted.

You can read more about this incident here…   http://nyp.st/2qC7Oy1