The Samsung smartphone kept in the overhead bin was seen emitting smoke after it caught fire on a Singapore-Chennai flight of IndiGo on Friday morning when the plane was about to land. And this time, it is not Galaxy Note 7, it is Galaxy Note 2. The aircrew found it from the handset in the overhead luggage of seat ’23 C’ after passengers reported smoke on board.
After the incident, Samsung spokeswoman told- “We are aware of an incident involving one of our devices. At Samsung, customer safety is our highest priority. We are in touch with relevant authorities to gather more information and are looking into the matter.”
Following the reports of exploding Galaxy Note 7, Samsung last week recalled 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 handsets. On the other hand, US and Japanese aviation authorities on Friday also issued a notice to its’ passengers to switch off Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on board.