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China clips Air China's wings after descent scare

The cuts to the carrier’s 737 flights amount to 5,400 hours a month, it said. The CAAC also suspended the licenses of other staff involved in the emergency incident that was linked to a co-pilot smoking in the cockpit, CCTV added.
Reuters
added Jul 19, 2018 01:15
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[UK] Plastic box being used as an ashtray starts fire

A plastic box being used as an ashtray started a fire in a block of flats. Two crews were called to Westbourne Grove, Westcliff, to reports of a fire in the stairwell just after 11.30pm yesterday. The small blaze was extinguished by 11.55pm. The cause
Echo Newspapers (uk)
added Jul 17, 2018 22:55
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Up in smoke: Vaping China co-pilot sparks mid-air emergency

the drama was triggered when the co-pilot sought to turn off a ventilation system to prevent his smoke spreading into the main cabin...Smoking is not allowed aboard... But the co-pilot accidentally switched off air-conditioning instead, leading to a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 13, 2018 13:59
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Air China flight's sudden descent linked to co-pilot smoking: state media

“In the preliminary investigation, the co-pilot was found to be smoking an e-cigarette...Smoke diffused into the passenger cabin and relevant air conditioning components were wrongly shut off, without notifying the captain, which resulted in insufficient
Reuters
added Jul 13, 2018 13:21
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[China] Packed passenger plane dropped 25,000ft - with officials probing whether the pilots were SMOKING in the cockpit

An investigation has been launched after a packed passenger plane plunged 25,000 feet in an emergency descent amid claims the pilots had been smoking in the cockpit. The Chinese Civil Aviation Administration is probing why oxygen masks were deployed on
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 12, 2018 15:28
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Air China investigating after flight drops 21,000 feet, pilots accused of smoking in cockpit

Air China has reportedly placed pilots from a Tuesday flight under investigation amid claims that the aircrew was smoking in the cockpit, causing cabin decompression and forcing the plane to drop 21,000 feet in 10 minutes.
Fox News
added Jul 11, 2018 21:36
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[UK] EXPLODING VAPE: LATEST E-CIGARETTE FIRE NEARLY BURNS MAN'S GENITALS

A U.K. man’s vape pen exploded in his pants pocket, shredding his jeans and scorching his skin in a fire that narrowly missed his genitals. It’s a rare yet troubling phenomenon tied to the e-cigarette, a device one in 10 Americans uses. Jason Curmi, 46,
Newsweek
added Jul 10, 2018 17:42
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[Maine] Improperly discarded smoking materials caused Old Orchard blaze

Smoking materials that were improperly disposed of on a second-floor deck ignited a fire that destroyed an Old Orchard Beach condominium complex and left 16 people homeless over the weekend. The second floor and roof of an eight-unit condo building at 9
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Jul 10, 2018 13:03
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Laborers' cigarette butts ignite Jakarta MRT cable: Management

A fire that broke out and burned a reel of cable at an MRT construction site near Lebak Bulus Station in South Jakarta on Tuesday was caused by cigarette butts thrown away by construction workers. MRT Jakarta corporate secretary Tubagus Hikmatullah said
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 10, 2018 02:56
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[California] VIDEO: He tried to use his burning car to light a cigarette, witnesses say. Now he's been arrested for DUI.

A man tried to light his cigarette with the flames coming from his burning sedan after rear-ending an SUV westbound on Interstate 80, according to the California Highway Patrol traffic incident information page
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jul 9, 2018 18:51
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