LAX08WA303
LAX08WA303

On September 18, 2008, a Boeing 757-200, TF-FIV, experienced heat and smoke emanating from an in-flight entertainment system audio jack, located in a passenger arm rest. The incident occurred during cruise flight about 2 hours after the airplane departed Barcelona Airport, Barcelona, Spain. After the smoke was observed, the entertainment system was shut down and the flight continued without further incident to Keflavik International Airport, Reykjanesbaer, Iceland.

The occurrence is being investigated by the Iceland AAIB. Further information pertaining to this event may be obtained from:

Aircraft Accident Investigation Board - Iceland
Hus FBSR
Flugvallarvegi
101 Reykjavik
Iceland
Office +354 511 1666 (0800 - 1600 hrs)
+354 569 4141 (1600 - 0800 hrs)
+354 660 0336 (24 hours)
Fax +354 511 1667
GSM +354 660 0333
E-mail: rnf@rnf.is

Website: http://www.rnf.is

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