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Wonders!!! Teenager’s iPhone 6 catches fire during flight

The terrified passengers moved into the aisle away from the fire, which was quickly put out by the cabin crew.

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Anna Crail

A US teenager, Anna Crail, recalls her near-death experience when flames engulfed her iPhone 6 during a 10-hour flight to Honolulu, Hawaii.

Crail, 19, from Washington, was on an Alaskan airline to Honolulu when her iPhone 6 caught fire, according to the Mirror.

She tweeted, "Legit saw my life flash before my eyes tonight when my phone burst into flames mid-flight and caught the plane on fire,” after the incident.

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"All of the sudden there was like 8-inch flames coming out of my phone," she said.

Eyewitnesses reported that she was watching a movie at the time, but it was unclear whether she was watching via the device or the on-board entertainment system.


The terrified passengers moved into the aisle away from the fire, which was quickly put out by the cabin crew.

The flight continued to its destination and touched down 90 minutes later.

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An Alaska Air spokesperson said in a statement that its crew members are specifically trained for this type of situation.

Both Alaska Air is investigating the fire. Apple is also said to be looking into the incident.

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