Samsung Galaxy Note 7 banned on all U.S. flights due to fire hazard

 The U.S. Bureau of Transportation (DOT), with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) reported the ban of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 from all aircraft flights in the US after about 100 incidents of the gadgets overheating and once in a while harming proprietors.

The ban comes after Samsung stopped creation of the Galaxy Note 7 and issued an overall recall for the phone on Tuesday.

“We recognize that banning these phones from airlines will inconvenience some passengers, but the safety of all those aboard an aircraft must take priority,” said Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. “We are taking this additional step because even one fire incident inflight poses a high risk of severe personal injury and puts many lives at risk.”

The request from the U.S. Transportation Department and different offices bars proprietors from carrying on the gadgets or in things amid flights. Travelers endeavoring to transport them could be fined or have them confiscated.

This week, Samsung requests that all global partners to stop sales and advises owners to quit utilizing it

The battery in the Galaxy Note 7 is accepted to have exploded in more than 100 episodes, with one being on a Southwest Airlines flight before leaving from Louisville, KY.

Samsung is required to lose billions on the unforeseen shutdown of the phone, and likely billions more in goodwill and brand value as shoppers maintain a strategic distance from Samsung items.