China charger was what killed her-
23-year-old Ma Ailun had been a flight attendant with China Southern
Airlines and had been planning to get married in August. Her family believes
she received a shock when trying to answer a call on her iphone handset while it was
Her sister said she had bought the iPhone 5 shortly after it launched in the
country in December and had been using it with the original charger at the time
of the incident.
“We are deeply saddened to learn of this tragic incident and offer our
condolences to the Ma family,” Apple said in a statement.
“We will fully investigate and co-operate with authorities in this matter.”
The China Consumers Associations had previously reported a man had been
killed in 2010 while making a phone call using a handset connected to the mains
with an unauthorised charger.