24 Sep '16, 12pm

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 emits sparks and smoke on Indigo flight from Singapore to India

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 emits sparks and smoke on Indigo flight from Singapore to India

A Samsung Galaxy Note 2 smartphone began smoking during a commercial flight from Singapore to Chennai, India on Friday (23 September), India's aviation regulator said. After smelling smoke coming from the overhead baggage compartment, passengers onboard the IndiGo flight, 6E-054, alerted the cabin crew who saw smoke and sparks coming from a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 phone in a piece of hand luggage. The flight crew used a fire extinguisher on the phone before putting it in a container filled with water until the plane landed, the airline owned by InterGlobe Aviation said in a statement. "The aircraft made a normal landing at Chennai airport, and all passengers were deplaned as per normal procedure," IndiGo told Reuters . The latest incident comes after Samsung's worldwide recall of its new Note 7 phones due to faulty batteries causing the handsets to catch fire while they are ...

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