iPhone 4 overheats and combusts on an airplane

By on November 28, 2011
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Thankfully, it wasn’t in anyone’s pants.

An iPhone 4 (or 4S, it isn’t clear) self destructed on an Australian airliner ala Mission Impossible, although we suspect it wasn’t really ‘cool’ for the owner of the device.

In a press release, the airliner, Regional Express, stated that the iPhone “started emitting a significant amount of dense smoke, accompanied by a red glow”. Thankfully, however, no one was harmed, and all pre-cautionary measures were taken with full effect.

Here’s how the iPhone now looks like:

Yup, ‘ouch’ pretty sums it up.


Mufaddal Fakhruddin is the Editor for IGN ME and thinks writing in third person about himself in an about me section is weird.

  • Moe

    hmmm if you peel off the back maybe it will be thinner and catchup with all the other thinner and cooler phones released this year!

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