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Phone fire

Here’s the text to the listening from yesterday.


A CRJ-900 was descending as normal to its destination when the crew declared an emergency, stating that a passenger’s phone had caught fire. They planned to evacuate the aircraft after landing. The airport postponed departures to accommodate the emergency. The aircraft landed safely on an inactive runway, then they vacated the runway, came to a stop and shut down the engines on a taxiway. The crew told the passengers that they would disembark normally and requested busses to take them to the terminal. The runway reopened about 20 minutes after landing.