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By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : February 26, 2018, 05:14

Power Bank catches fire onboard a China Southern Airlines flight, Watch

A power bank kept in the overhead luggage compartment of a plane went up in flames in Guangzhou, China, on Sunday. The fire was contained within a few minutes after a flight attendant promptly threw bottled water at the flames. Luckily, the plane was still in Guangzhou airport when the power bank caught fire. In a video taken by a passenger onboard flight, it can be seen that the fire suddenly erupted from a passenger's bag in the overhead bin. According to People's Daily China, the incident happened on a China Southern Airline flight to Shanghai on Sunday. The flight was delayed as the passengers were disembarked from the plane following the incident and allocated a new aircraft, said reports.

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