Samsung’s recalled, fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 has been banned by the US Government on all flights.
For weeks, we’ve seen so many controversies going around with Samsung’s flagship phablet device ‘Note 7’. The flight attendants around the world have cautioned passengers not to operate or charge their Galaxy Note 7 devices on the flight.
In fact, the US Department of Transportation along with other government agencies includes Federal Aviation Administration, and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration have now banned the device on all flights.
That means if you are a frequent flier and also own a Note 7 then your phone may be confiscated and you may face fine even if they ae turned off.
The Dot warns ‘in case the passenger attempt to evade the ban by packing their phone in checked luggage are increasing the risk of a catastrophic incident’. The ban goes into effect from October 15, at 12 PM ET.
Here is the one piece of advice for every Note 7 owner: Stay away from that phone.