A fire aboard a London-bound Virgin Atlantic flight forced the plane to make an emergency landing in Boston on Thursday.
Investigators believe the fire was sparked by a faulty battery pack in a phone charger, according to WHDH.
A Virgin Atlantic flight from NY to London made an emergency landing in Boston on Thursday after a power bank phone charger caught fire in mid-air.
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28-year-old Cory Tanner, who was onboard the flight, told CNN that they could smell smoke coming from the first class cabin "not even 30 minutes" after the plane took off from the John F. Kennedy International Airport on Thursday evening.
Massachusetts State Police said a battery pack for a cell phone charger stuffed between the seats may have been to blame. Firefighters were sent to the site and inspected the flames before the passengers deplaned.
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Cabin crew extinguished the fire while the Airbus A330 came in to land.
Virgin Atlantic said it is "currently investigating" what led to smoke appearing in the cabin of Flight 138.
None of the passengers was injured from the incident, but one refused treatment for a smoke-related complaint.
It was the second emergency landing at Boston's Logan International Airport on Thursday.
The statement mentioned that it is investigating what specifically caused the smoke and is working to provide the passengers with local accommodation or a chance to rebook them for alternative flights.
'The safety and security of our customers and crew is always our top priority and we are now investigating to fully understand the circumstances.