It was a close call for nearly 120 passengers onboard the Indian Jet Airways flight 9W 791 from New Delhi to Indore as the cabin crew could somehow major to avert what could have been a major disaster due to an exploding smartphone. New Delhi resident Arpita Dhal, was carrying a Samsung J7 smartphone along with two other phones in her handbag. Fifteen minutes after take off, she noticed smoke emanating from her handbag and called the cabin crew for assistance. 
It turned out that the smoke was from the Samsung J7 phone that had exploded in her handbag. There was reportedly a mid-air scare and the passengers prayed for a safe landing. The flight crew tried to extinguish the flames using a fire extinguisher but as luck would have it, the fire extinguisher malfunctioned. This prompted the crew to put the phone in a tray of water to subdue …
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