Tag: Galaxy Note 7

EASA Updated Passenger Information on Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Reading Time: < 1 minute On 10th of October 2016 Samsung Corp. informed about the decision to stop sales and exchanges of Galaxy Note 7 devices. Samsung Corp. is advising: “Since the affected devices can overheat and pose a safety risk, we are asking consumers with an original Galaxy Note 7 or a replacement Galaxy Note 7 to power it […]

Plane Evacuated after Samsung Smartphone Starts Smoking

Reading Time: 2 minutes An overheating, smoking Samsung smartphone forced the evacuation of a Southwest Airlines jet that was preparing to take off Wednesday from the Louisville airport. The incident raised fresh trouble for Samsung, which saw its new Galaxy Note 7 device recalled last month because of overheating batteries. Samsung, Southwest and federal aviation safety officials declined to […]

EASA Recommendations for The Transport of Damaged Lithium Batteries

Reading Time: < 1 minute The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued on 26 September 2016 a set of recommendations for the safe transport of Galaxy Note 7 devices, which are subject of recall by their manufacturer. In a so-called Safety Information Bulletin (SIB) sent to all airlines today, EASA recommends the following: A recalled device may not be carried […]

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

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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 […]