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A co-pilot smoking an electronic cigarette in the cockpit of an Air China flight caused the plane to suddenly drop 6,000 meters- By Steven Jiang, CNN | July 13th, 2018 when he mistakenly turned off its air conditioning system. A senior official from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) told reporters Friday that, without notifying the pilot, the unnamed co-pilot was trying to turn off air recycling fans to prevent the vapor from spreading into the passenger cabin. Instead, he toggled the wrong switches, which were close to hisRead More

Posted On December 16, 2016By Frank ArditoIn Headline News, The Buzz

Fire From E-Cig Causes Emergency Plane Landing

INDIANAPOLIS – A plane on its way to Indianapolis made an emergency landing in Little Rock Thursday after a passenger’s electronic cigarette caught fire. By Victoria T. Davis & Paris Lewbel | December 15th, 2016 “I started saying a prayer. That’s all I could do and believe that we were going to land… and we made it,” said Cindy Nelson, a passenger on the flight. The plane, carrying 137 passengers, departed from Dallas around 12:50 p.m. and made the landing in Little Rock about an hour later, according to officialsRead More

Posted On March 17, 2016By Vapor NewsIn Headline News, The Buzz

St. Louis-Bound Flight OK After Vape Fire

A spokesman for Atlanta’s Hartsfield International Airport confirmed fire Wednesday night- By Gregg Palermo – March 16th, 2016 that firefighters were called to a departing flight heading for St. Louis because of a backpack on fire. The culprit appears to have been an e-cig device on Delta flight 689.  By the time fire crews arrived, the bag had been extinguished. No one was injured, and with the exception of a brief delay, passengers were not otherwise impacted by the incident. One passenger tweeted about what he saw on the plane.Read More