E-cigarette Battery Causes Fire on American Airlines Flight

Jan. 7, 2019
No one was injured as a result, and the 138 passengers and crew of six taxied to a gate.

American Airlines says a passenger's electronic cigarette caused a small fire on a flight from Las Vegas to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.

American Airlines spokeswoman Leslie Scott says the e-cigarette's battery overheated shortly after Flight 168 landed Friday night. Scott says flight attendants stamped out the fire.

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