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Replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 starts smoking on plane

Thursday 6 October 2016 | 09:14 CET | News
A replacement model of the Samsung Note 7 smartphone began smoking inside a US plane, prompting Samsung and US regulators to start an investigation. Brian Green's phone began emitting smoke inside a Southwest Airlines flight, his wife Sarah told Reuters after speaking with her husband. She said that Green had replaced the original phone about two weeks ago after getting a text message from Samsung. Samsung said in a statement it was working to recover the device and to understand the cause. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), which helped coordinate Samsung's earlier recall of

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Companies: Samsung
Countries: United States
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