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FAA Issues Critical SAFO on Lithium Batteries in Carry-on and Checked Luggage

Industry regulators are working to prevent this, but consumers must be made aware of the risks and take action demanding that the makers of their smartphones, cameras, laptops, and other Lithium-powered electronics shift to safer solutions.

Runaway fires from Lithium batteries have already taken the lives of several cargo pilots. If a passenger aircraft were brought down by such an incident, the world will be in an uproar to know why aviation didn’t do something about the issue sooner.

Please let this be a record that aviation has tried.