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FAA advises passengers not to use the Samsung Galaxy Note7 on planes

After multiple incidents of the Galaxy Note7 exploding and Samsung confirming that the device might have battery issues which forced it to do a recall, the Federal Aviation Administration has advised passengers not to use the said devices while on board an aircraft.

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“In light of recent incidents and concerns raised by Samsung about its Galaxy Note 7 devices, the Federal Aviation Administration strongly advises passengers not to turn on or charge these devices on board aircraft and not to stow them in any checked baggage.”

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is the national aviation authority of the United States. The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) is yet to issue an advisory concerning the said device.

The Samsung Galaxy Note7 was announced on August 2 and was slated to arrive in the country on August 20. On September 2, Samsung officially announced a worldwide recall of the Note7 due to battery defects.

source: FAA

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This article was written by Louie Diangson, Managing Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

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Apple ni bai!
Apple ni bai!
5 years ago


5 years ago

ouch! very big impact on consumers

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