An iPhone was found undamaged after a staggering 16,000- foot drop from Alaska Airlines flight 1282 on Sunday, January 7.

A person posted on X that ge discovered the phone and documented their findings with a set of images.


“Found an iPhone on the side of the road… Still in airplane mode with half a battery and open to a baggage claim for #AlaskaAirlines ASA1282 Survived a 16,000-foot drop perfectly intact! When I called it in, Zoe at @NTSB said it was the second phone to be found. No door yet”.

According to a report published by Verge, the phone remained intact because the ground absorbed most of the impact.