Don't use Galaxy Note 7 on airplanes, warns FAA; Samsung recalls 2.5 million smartphones

10-09-2016 Sat 06:19

The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday advised travellers not to charge or turn on Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 while aboard airplanes out of fear of fire or explosion, but the agency stopped short of officially banning the new device.Samsung said on Friday it is aware of the advisory and is working to correct the issue. It recalled 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 due to reports of fire because of bad batteries.


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