Overheated tablet forces emergency landing


A Delta Airlines plane was forced to make an unscheduled landing in Manchester after a Samsung tablet caught fire and sent smoke billowing into the cabin.Flight DL138 was travelling between Detroit and Amsterdam on Sunday when the device overheated. People on the Boeing 767-400 plane became concerned when they smelt a strange odour and noticed smoke coming from the seat. The flight then landed in Manchester, where it was met by emergency service staff.


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