Passengers initiated evacuation after power bank started emitting smoke on Aeroflot Airbus A320, Russia

Passengers initiated evacuation after power bank started emitting smoke on Aeroflot Airbus A320, Russia

 

 

Date: 31-JAN-2018
Time:  
Type:
Airbus A320-214 (WL)
Owner/operator: Aeroflot - Russian Airlines
Registration: VQ-BPU
C/n / msn: 5921
Fatalities: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities: 0
Airplane damage: Minor
Location: Volgograd Airport (VOG/URWW) -    Russia
Phase: Standing
Nature: Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport: Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO)
Destination airport: Volgograd Airport (VOG/URWW)

 

Narrative:
A passenger's powerbank began emitting smoke as the passengers were deplaning after flight SU1182 had landed at Volgograd. The smoke was quickly contained. 
Some passengers opened the overwing emergency exits to evacuate the aircraft.