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9 Jan 2024

iPhone Intact After 16,000-Foot Fall From Plane

An iPhone miraculously [survived a 16,000-foot fall](https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/iphone-survives-16-000-foot-fall-from-alaska-air-flight-1.2019162) from Alaska Airlines Flight 1282 after a fuselage panel blew off, causing sudden decompression. Found intact on a Portland roadside, the device had hours of battery life and no screen lock. Two phones were retrieved and handed to the National Transportation Safety Board for investigation. Despite Apple's warnings about potential damage from falls, this iPhone's only damage was to its charger cord.

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