The flight was cancelled after one passenger on Board, fired up the phone. Phone brand Samsung Galaxy Note 7 suddenly ignited during operation. The owner said he has replaced the device.
Federal security Commission said were investigating the incident on Board the plane before he went to Louisville international airport Wednesday morning. The owner Brian Greene, said his phone was off when he put it in his pocket, and after a few seconds, he "heard the music", and then saw smoke "billowing" from his clothes. "I pulled out my phone, and threw it on the ground because I wanted it exploded in my hand," he said. "I didn't know what else to do with him." After the passengers were evacuated. The whole cabin was enveloped in smoke.
Customers could purchase seats on another flight to get to your destination. Green said that he already replaced his phone. Samsung declined to comment on the event. "Until we can retrieve the device, we cannot confirm that this incident is linked to the new 7 version," said Samsung. "We are working with the authorities and then restore the device to confirm the cause. After we will look at how we will have more information."
This is not the first message that the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is ignited. Last week, a customer in China reported that his new phone broke while charging.
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