FAA issues warning against using Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on airplanes

FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, file photo, models display the iris scanner features of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones during its launch event in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

The Federal Aviation Administration is warning passengers about using the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 while on board an airplane after a worldwide recall.


The FAA advises that passengers "not to turn on or charge these devices on board aircraft and not to stow them in any check baggage."

Samsung suspended the sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after finding batteries of some of the gadgets exploded while they were charging.
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