- US authorities carry out an investigation into the phone of Samsung on Wednesday aboard a plane started smoking spontaneously.
It is according to the owner to one of the new Galaxy Note 7, which are issued by the manufacturer after the problems with earlier devices of that type.
The investigation focuses on whether it is in fact one of the replacements and whether it is a new structural problem. In the previous failure with the battery of several people worldwide smartphone were injured.
The replacement of the previous version of the Samsung devices already delivered significant cost and image damage. A new recall would be a nightmare for the company. Samsung will first confirm for yourself that it is a replacement unit before it enters the new problems with its flagship.
The owner of the phone and other occupants of the plane, which was still at the gate in the American city Louisville, were not injured. However, the smoldering device burned a hole in the carpet.