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In Brief: Lithium Ion Battery Sparks Fire in Cabin, Flight Attendants Rush Into Action (VIDEO)

Flight attendants were forced to jump into action on a KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flight at Thailand’s Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) over then weekend when a lithium ion battery onboard caused a small fire.  The flames, which flared up as the aircraft was taxiing to its gate, were successfully quelled with a fire extinguisher. One passenger, Twitter user @Accone, captured video of the incident, reporting that the battery had been stored in a bag stowed in an overhead compartment. No injuries were reported, and the incident is under investigation.

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[Video: @Accone via Twitter]

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