EASA: Keep Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Turned Off and Do Not Charge

Following the official communication from Samsung on issues with the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, the European Aviation Safety Agency advises passengers and crew members to keep these devices turned off and do not charge them while on board of the aircraft and do not put them inside the checked baggage.

Passengers are also reminded of the need to inform the cabin crew when a device is damaged, hot, produces smoke, is lost, or falls into the seat structure.

The Agency also recommends operators to ensure that this information is conveyed to the passengers and crew

Samsung is replacing all Note 7 devices worldwide after 35 reported incidents in which a battery flaw led to fires or explosions.

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Source: EASA Press Release