Passenger burned in cellphone fire on Air Canada flight

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A firefighter is seen on board an Air Canada plane after a passenger's cellphone caught fire

A spokesperson for the Greater Toronto Transport Authorities confirmed to Newsweek that fire and emergency crews had responded to the incident but were unable to provide further information as the incident occurred on board an aircraft. The passenger was able to walk off the plane, Fitzpatrick said.

A female passenger's phone caught fire on an Air Canada flight before takeoff on Thursday morning.

According to an Air Canada spokesperson, flight AC1010 was preparing to depart to Vancouver when a customer's cellphone began to burn.

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Officials said the aircraft was a Boeing 787-9 with 266 passengers on board.

Air Canada told CTV News that the fire was immediately put out and caused no damage to the aircraft.

The make and model of the phone is now unknown. However, it's not clear what caused the phone to catch fire.

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The agency did not deploy a team of investigators to the site in Toronto because the plane departed after a two-hour delay, Wistaff said.

Another passenger who identified herself as a doctor said she was seated in the row behind the victim, and saw what she believed to be a first-degree burn in the shape of a phone on the woman's hand.

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Later, when the flight arrived in Vancouver, passengers expressed relief that the incident didn't happen while in mid-air.

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