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Old 28th Oct 2022, 21:09
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Bathroom Fire, El Al

https://www.jpost.com/omg/article-720886
An Israeli passenger caused a fire in the toilet cabin during an El Al flight to Bangkok on Friday, according to Ynet.

The incident took place on a flight that took off last night from Tel Aviv, after a passenger who probably wanted to smoke without being detected threw a cigarette butt into the trash can in the toilet compartment - but the cigarette ignited the toilet paper inside, which caused both the trash can and the toilet to catch fire.
"A passenger on a flight to Bangkok was caught smoking in the plane's bathroom, and there was a fear of a fire breaking out in the cabin. The air crew and the captains took care of the incident immediately and with caution by using the dedicated fire extinguishers," El Al said in a statement.
While I remember the days when we could all smoke during a flight, most airlines I am familiar with have been pretty serious about no smoking for decades.
What was this person thinking?
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Old 28th Oct 2022, 21:39
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Fire in the toilet usually happens in the leg FROM Bangkok...
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Old 29th Oct 2022, 02:26
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Originally Posted by iggy
Fire in the toilet usually happens in the leg FROM Bangkok...
Really? Care to name an incident.
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Originally Posted by iggy
Fire in the toilet usually happens in the leg FROM Bangkok...
Too much soup of sum yung guy!, usually.
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Too much soup of sum yung guy!, usually.
You got it, ZFT didn't!!
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Originally Posted by Lonewolf_50
https://www.jpost.com/omg/article-720886
While I remember the days when we could all smoke during a flight, most airlines I am familiar with have been pretty serious about no smoking for decades.
What was this person thinking?
Clearly they wanted a place to stay with a low-cost meal plan and really tight security.

The more important question is how the smoke detector failed to detect the cigarette smoke. Is it time for thermal imagers to alarm on temperatures above 100F?
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You got it, ZFT didn't!!
Too early (or too late) in the day for my aged brain to catch on.
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Being very pedantic, I thought a bathroom had to have a bath in it. I wonder why so many of us like euphemisms? Even the word toilette is a euphemism!
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You got it, ZFT didn't!!
I got it but... was deleted for saying so.
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