Southwest flight evacuated after replaced Note 7 catches fire: Verge
A Southwest Airlines Co flight to Baltimore was evacuated on Wednesday after a replaced Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Note 7 device started emitting smoke while the plane was at the boarding gate, according to the Verge.
The owner, Brian Green, picked up the new phone at an AT&T Inc store on Sept. 21, the report said. (bit.ly/2dL2kLL)
However, Samsung said that there was no evidence that the incident was related to the new Note 7 in a statement to CNBC.
Samsung, the world's top smartphone maker announced a global recall of at least 2.5 million of its flagship Note 7 smartphones in 10... read more
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