Laptop Fires Worry Airline Safety Regulators

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    Laptop Fires Worry Airline Safety Regulators - Consumer Affairs

    The use of laptop computers on airliners may be banned entirely because of a series of incidents involving overheated batteries, including a May 15 incident in which a laptop caught fire in an overhead luggage compartment as a Lufthansa airliner prepared to leave Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, The Wall Street Journal reported.