Turn off all Samsung Note devices on planes, aviation authority warns
On Friday morning, another Samsung-related phone incident took place onboard an aircraft carrier, but much to everyone’s surprise, it wasn’t a Galaxy Note7.
A Samsung Galaxy Note 2 — released back in 2012 — caught fire mid-air on an IndiGo plane en route to Chennai from Singapore. Passengers noticed smoke in the cabin and notified crew members, who discovered it was coming from a Samsung Note 2 in the overhead bins and extinguished the fire.
Following the incident, the aviation authority in India issued a statement directed to all Samsung Note users: turn off your phones or leave them at home. Read more…