December 4, 2022
Why did the power bank force Regina Casey to leave the plane?

Why did the power bank force Regina Casey to leave the plane?

Regina Casey had to get off the plane because of her cell phone battery

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actress Regina Case It had to be I pulled out in a hurry From a plane to Lisbonon Tuesday (11), on the withdrawal of a drums laptop prison cellknown as charging toolfrom your checked bag. The fact highlighted the prohibition of cutting of some kind in baggage in air travel. But it can be carried in handbags.

The ban on power banks in bags is explained by the risk of these electronic devices exploding batteries of lithium ion. If one of these devices overheats and explodes during the flight in the checked baggage area, the personnel on board will have little time to resolve the situation and prevent a fire. However, if this happens inside the cabin, the situation can be circumvented.

This is why there is a maximum capacity of a power bank of 100 watt-hours, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). However, it is possible to take more than one if they are within these limits. It is also important to remember that this is generally a set number, but it is possible for airlines to maintain specific rules.

The ban on powerbanks and portable chargers has been in effect since April 1, 2016

The ban on powerbanks and portable chargers has been in effect since April 1, 2016

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Some operators, for example, may allow their transfer batteries up to 160 watts in Luggage palm.

Since when is this like?

The rule has been in effect since April 1, 2016, when the National Civil Aviation Agency (Anac) followed the decision of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The three major aircraft manufacturers, Embraer, Airbus and Boeing, indicated that the aircraft was not designed to stop fires caused by lithium-ion batteries (UN 3480), prompting the new legislation.

between batteries lithium ion Batteries and rechargeable batteries included in the cameras are included, cell phoneLaptops, remote controls, bicycles and electric cars. One damaged battery, according to tests conducted by aircraft manufacturers, is capable of causing combustion.

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