Officials: Flight from NJ makes emergency landing after laptop battery charger catches fire

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Officials say a United Airlines flight on its way from Newark Liberty International Airport to the Bahamas was forced to make an emergency landing in Florida after a passenger's backup laptop battery charger caught fire.

The incident happened last week.

According to the airport, Flight 1456, a United Airbus A320, eventually landed safely at Daytona Beach International Airport, and then in Nassau.

 
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Officials say no one was injured, and the fire was contained to the passenger's bag.

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